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   Posted 10/19/2010 2:39 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi everyone! I hope everyone is having a decent day today. Ok, my family really, REALLY needs some hardcore prayers. I won't get into what the issues are because they are all off topic and I don't want to take up space whining about them. Just please pray for good things to happen for us, or for the guidance to lead us to where the help is that we need so desperately. We had some rough times last year (you guys helped me through them and thank you again!), but it is far worse and much more serious this time. Sorry to butt in with a posting like this, but I have to try everything and anything that I can. And if you don't pray, just please send us some strong, positive thoughts. Thank you so much. Have a peaceful day.

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   Posted 10/19/2010 4:19 PM (GMT -6)   
 Y ou've got it Splash , I hope everything works out for you and your family , all good vibes heading you way ! Mikel

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   Posted 10/19/2010 7:44 PM (GMT -6)   

You & your family are in my thoughts & prayers! I wish you the best during this tough time.

chronic eye pain, depression, and anxiety
recently implanted with a neurostimulator with leads on the supraobrital & infraorbital (ophthalmic) branches of the trigeminal nerve, resulting in a 50% decrease in pain (yippee!)

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   Posted 10/19/2010 10:17 PM (GMT -6)   
Splashdancer, you have some very sincere prayers being said for you in this moment.  God bless you and your family and May He guide and protect you all through these difficult times you are facing.  I pray for wisdom and guidance for you and your family as well.  Amen
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   Posted 10/19/2010 10:21 PM (GMT -6)   
Awe Splashdancer,
so sorry to hear that...will send you lots of prayers, with
blessings that things turn around and get better for you and your family.
(((((((((((((((((((((((((((SplashDancer and Family)))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
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   Posted 10/19/2010 11:28 PM (GMT -6)   
Sorry to hear your having a rough time splashdancer. I will cetainily say a prayer for you and your family. I pray the Lord guides you and keeps you safe during this rough time. I always believe when your down to nothing , the Lord's up to something. Hang in there.

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   Posted 10/19/2010 11:46 PM (GMT -6)   
Sorry to see that things have got tougher for you & family.I'll pray for you too.May God bless you and your family.......Rod

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   Posted 10/20/2010 12:57 AM (GMT -6)   

Sending positive thoughts & healing prayers your way.


~Black Satin Phoenix~

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   Posted 10/20/2010 1:10 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Splashdancer,

I am sorry to hear of the troubles you and your family are going thru. I will keep you in my prayers, for positive things to start happening in your lives, and for the strength and patience and perseverance to get through everything that your family is currently facing.

We're always here if you need to vent.

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   Posted 10/20/2010 5:44 AM (GMT -6)   
Prayers are on the way! Blessings to you and your family!
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   Posted 10/20/2010 8:02 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi splasdancer, so sorry to know that you are going through bad times, will pray for your family and send out some strong vibes.


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   Posted 10/20/2010 10:05 AM (GMT -6)   
Strong positive thoughts on the way!
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   Posted 10/20/2010 2:48 PM (GMT -6)   
Splash I am so sorry to hear the family is having troubles. Please know I will keep you and your family in my prayers. Take care.
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   Posted 10/20/2010 2:58 PM (GMT -6)   
Thank you SO much, everybody! Linda, that was beautiful - thank you. With all that you are going through, you still take the time to reach out to others - I have tremendous admiration for you. And by the way, you are still traveling around the world on that prayer chain! To each of you - your prayers and positive thoughts are appreciated more than you could possibly know. I wish that I could vent on here about it, as I really have no one else to talk to. But I just can't. It's all just too much and has nothing to do with CP (except for the fact that the problems, and resulting stress, are increasing my pain levels tremendously). I have been through a lot in my life, but it has never been this bad and this hopeless. I have always been the 'cheerleader', always found a way out of whatever mess I've found myself in, but this time there just isn't anything else I (we) can do. I'm so used to 'fixing' things, but I can't this time and I am lost. Thank you again everyone - you are some of the most wonderful, caring, understanding, and compassionate people I have ever encountered. I wish the very best for all of you.

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   Posted 10/20/2010 10:56 PM (GMT -6)   
You know we are all family here and we are here for you too!  May Peace be with YOU. and your family!
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   Posted 10/21/2010 5:18 AM (GMT -6)   
Dear Splashdancer

Prayers being said for you right now. May God give you strength and courage to get thru these difficult days. It will all work out, just believe. Pray to Saint Joseph.


One day at a time!!

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   Posted 10/21/2010 5:58 AM (GMT -6)   
Good thoughts and prayers your way...take care and keep us updated.
Gentle Hugs,

Fibromyalgia, Chronic daily headaches, Migraines, Possible Graves Disease, GERD, High blood pressure, Depression and Anxiety

Oxycontin, Lopressor, Lexapro, Omeprazole, Promethazine as needed for nausea, Ventolin inhaler and Vitamin D3

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   Posted 10/22/2010 7:48 PM (GMT -6)   
Thank you everyone. Please keep praying and thinking positive for us. It sure is getting hard to hang on to hope, but it's all I have right now. I'm really scared and I hate that feeling. I'm so used to being strong, this feeling of weakness is a real bummer. Blessings to everyone.
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