Laughter and Tears

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   Posted 7/27/2010 4:59 PM (GMT -7)   
Laughter and Tears
Life is full of joy, sometimes full of strife
Laughter and tears are elements of life
When you are down and feeling"blue"
Look for the positive to pull you through
Live to enjoy each and every day
Positive thinking will help you find the way
Robin wink

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   Posted 7/27/2010 5:04 PM (GMT -7)   
What a lovely poem, Robin. Thanks very much for sharing it with us.

This would make such a nice little card to send.

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   Posted 7/27/2010 5:16 PM (GMT -7)   
thanks for posting that Robin. :D

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Don't think about what you used to be able to do............
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   Posted 7/27/2010 5:48 PM (GMT -7)   
Thanks Robin that would be worth to print it out and put it on the fridge......:o)

You are so creative.

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   Posted 7/27/2010 8:36 PM (GMT -7)   
Thanks Robin, I needed that tonight. It was beautiful.
Gentle Hugs
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When I get where Im going dont cry for me down here. (Brad Paisley & Dolly Parton)

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   Posted 7/28/2010 7:26 AM (GMT -7)   
Thanks everyone!

The mind and body do have a relationship. We have a chronic illness. There is no
cure, the meds that we take to manage our problems sometimes cause other
problems. We can feel tired and achy even on our good days and we never know
when the next flare is going to hit. BUT...we can change the way we think. Fibro
is a part of us and we need to be kind to ourselves and encouraging. We need to
find ways to help ourselves and not hold ourselves back from living life to the
fullest. We can be happy and hurt at the same time. It is possible!

Hugs, Robin
Fibromyalgia, MCTD (Lupus, Scleroderma & RA) Raynaud's, Osteoporosis,
Osteoarthritis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Migraines, and Hypertension
Prescription Meds: Savella, Cyclobenzaprine, Methotrexate, Diltiazem, Boniva,
Folic Acid.  OTC Meds: Multi-vitamin. Vit, D, Vitamin B12 & calciim supplements

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   Posted 7/28/2010 8:09 AM (GMT -7)   
Thank you so very much for the beautiful, and uplifting words of wisdom.
Breathe in, breathe out...repeat
Fibromyalgia, collagenous colitis, osteoarthritis, peripheral neuropathy, moderate spinal stenosis (C3-C6) carpal tunnel, sleep apnea
Current Medications: Premarin 0.625mg, Oxycodone 10mg, Hydrocodine 10-325mg, Tricor 145mg
Other: Omega 3 Fish Oil, Cinnamon, Calcium/Magnesium, Vitamin D, Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Alpha Lipoic Acid (600mg), Valerian, CoQ10 (200mg), Ginger root, Grape seed extract

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   Posted 7/28/2010 8:59 AM (GMT -7)   
Ain't that the truth!  Loved your poem, Robin.  You are quite talented!
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God does not give us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.    2 Timothy 1:7

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   Posted 7/28/2010 1:54 PM (GMT -7)   
Very nice. It sounds like Hallmark should hire you turn . Keep writing it's good for the soul. Heather cool

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   Posted 7/28/2010 2:10 PM (GMT -7)   
Thanks Robin, the poem comes at a good time for many of us.
Mind and body do work together, that's why when my mind said take a nap today, I did and my body was so appreciative. LOL
Diagnosis:  Fibremyalgia, Chronic Myofacial Pain, Degenerative Disc Disease, Degenerative Joint Disease, Connective Tissue Disease, Lupus, Osteoarthritis, Anemia, Issues caused by being severely double jointed. Vitamine D Difficency.
Meds:  Vicadin, Meloxicam,Omepraxole(high dose previced) Vitamin D 50K , Ambian, Savella,Lyrica, Tramadol, Cyclobenzopine, Voltaren Gel, and Pennsaid Drops.

"Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.
In all thy paths acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy paths." Proverbs 3:5,6


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