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   Posted 3/16/2009 3:53 PM (GMT -7)   
Hello All.  For those of you who have listened (i.e. "read") to all my troubles lately I would like to give a sincere Thank You.  And I would like to share some good news too.  For the past three years I have been working towards my Masters Degree in Education.  I finished my last class two weeks ago and today I received official confirmation from the school that I have met all my program requirements.  Thus, I will be graduating "online" from school in June.
I would like to give an especially big ((((((((((((((((((((HUG))))))))))))))))))) and thanks to Karen and Kitt especially.  During these past three years they have always been there to support and encourage me when I felt like I couldn't go forward anymore.  I have the utmost respect and admiration for them and all they do here.
Thank you!

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   Posted 3/17/2009 8:16 AM (GMT -7)   

I am so excited for you!!! This is great news. Celebrate!!!

I know that you have been trying so hard and it all paid off. I am really happy for you...

Hugs, Karen

PS. Give yourself some credit, you did all of the work.
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   Posted 3/17/2009 9:56 AM (GMT -7)   

I am SO happy for you!!!! Next you'll find the perfect job and all will fall into place!

31 yr old female-dx with Crohn's in '97 after emergency resection and appendectomy, 2nd resection '05
Currently on Humira, Prilosec, Effexor, Seroquel, Calcium, Vit D, sublingual B12; phenergan, ultram, clonazepam as needed

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Date Joined Oct 2008
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   Posted 3/17/2009 10:14 AM (GMT -7)   
Congratulations!!!! As my brother always tells me, "Everything IS As It Should Be!"

Life is awaiting you--GO FOR IT!


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   Posted 3/17/2009 10:15 AM (GMT -7)   
Cass, that must be such a wonderful know that your hard work has paid off! You should feel so proud! :-)

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Date Joined Mar 2009
Total Posts : 61
   Posted 3/17/2009 11:40 AM (GMT -7)   
Way to go! Always let this be a reminder of what you can do when you put your mind to it and that your problems can't stop you from succeeding!

Congratulations! Good Luck with future endeavors.

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Date Joined Feb 2009
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   Posted 3/17/2009 12:26 PM (GMT -7)   
Congratulations Cass,
That's a heck of an acheivement for yourself. You've earned something that no-one can take away from you. You went for it,,,,,,And you did it. Remember this day in the future and when life tries to get you down look at that diploma on the wall and remind yourself,,,,, "I" wanted it and "I" made it happen!!!
With that in mind nothing can hold you back.
I'm so proud of you.

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Date Joined Sep 2008
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   Posted 3/20/2009 12:57 AM (GMT -7)   
Cassandra congratulations what a great achievement for you.
Lost half of my small intestineJan.2008.Ilieostomy for 5 months then reverst in June 2008,Nerve damage to right leg,part of my right hip bone removed Jan. 2008,Cronic pain,hernia,infection in my back called discites,and depression.Gallbladder removed Nov,2008.Surgery to fuse L3 and L4 vertabra Dec. 31,2008.Mother to 9 kids 7 boys 2 girls and 1 stepson.4 grandsons,9 grandaughters.4 of my grandkids I inherited from my twin sister who passed away 6 1/2 years ago from a blood clot after surgery.God has given me my life back after I almost lost it.Even though its a painful and sometimes hard road to walk I take it one step at a time and give thanks to god for every step I take.

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   Posted 3/20/2009 9:26 AM (GMT -7)   


Here I am.........whoooooo hooooooooooo for you.  I am so dang proud of you. You deserve to celebrate and to give yourself a huge hug from all of us.  Way to Go. turn turn

Huggles galore


yeah     Congratulations to Cassy yeah  



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Date Joined Mar 2009
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   Posted 3/20/2009 6:54 PM (GMT -7)   
Congratz! That's great Cass!
Way to go girl!

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