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#41 enjoytheride

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Posted 19 November 2010 - 06:01 PM

Miocean- here you were posting about blinging up your splint and I was over in the main forum saying the same thing. Sorry.

I did want to say that I am happy today because I went out between rain showers and dug a ditch. Yup- a ditch. It's only a shovel deep but it went about 20 feet. Hopefully it will divert some of the rain water from making a river through the horses's night pens.
I got wet and muddy but so satisfied with myself. I was so impressed with myself that I kept going to the window and looking at it.
It's funny that things that I used to consider to be a pain to have to do have now become a joy when I can.

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Posted 20 November 2010 - 07:15 AM

Hi enjoytheride,

I so know what you mean about getting joy from chores that used to be a pain. I get such a sense of achievement doing some of the most mundane jobs ever, because I know one day it is quite possible that I may no longer be able to do these things, so each day I make the most of what I can still do and achieve and try to take what pleasure I can in these tasks.

Take care

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Posted 20 November 2010 - 08:11 AM

Hi All

I'm happy today because it's my birthday. :)

The downside is that I'm a year older (boo-hoo!) but the upside is that I've had a meet today of The Scleroderma Society and met some really lovely people!! :happy-day:

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Posted 20 November 2010 - 08:55 AM

Joelf,

:happy-day: :happy-day: :happy-day:

Enjoy each birthday and may you have many more!

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#45 Amanda Thorpe

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Posted 20 November 2010 - 10:22 AM

HAPPY B-DAY JO!!

Glad your meeting went well, it's thanks to people like yourself that the Scleroderma Society UK now has 17 local groups that meet throughout the country, they're an amazing resource for people with scleroderma.

Take care.
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Posted 21 November 2010 - 06:36 AM

[font="Arial Black"]I'm happy today because I found my ring![/font] :VeryHappy: And you won't believe where...I had searched my pocketbook thinking it might have fallen off in there to no avail. Today I was getting my pen out of the side pocket and there was something around it, MY Ring! so strange a place but at least it showed up.

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Posted 21 November 2010 - 06:53 AM

Great news, Miocean! :emoticons-yes:

There's nothing more upsetting that losing something you treasure; but nothing better than regaining it again!! :happy-day:

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#48 Jeannie McClelland

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Posted 21 November 2010 - 07:24 AM

Oh dear, my sincere egrets for being late with this:

Hippo birdie to you, hippo birdie to you, hippo birdie dear Jo, hippo birdie to you! And many happy returns!

Big hugs,
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#49 Patty Arche-Hueck

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Posted 23 November 2010 - 04:14 AM

Happy belated B_Day Jo!Posted Image

and by the way since my last flare up I treat everyday I feel better like a birthday or celebration,so Posted Image Posted Image to all my friends with scleroderma and especially to you Joelf

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Posted 23 November 2010 - 05:11 AM

Hi All

Many thanks for the lovely birthday wishes, folks!!

I'm always feeling very touched by the kindness and friendship on these forums. :wub:

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#51 Patty Arche-Hueck

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Posted 24 November 2010 - 02:58 AM

Posted Image My daughter is home with her dog, so there are smiles and noises around me.

So happy about this,guys and Happy Thanksgiving to all of you!
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The happiest people don't always have the best of everything. They just make the best of everything they have

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Posted 26 December 2010 - 10:55 AM

Happy holidays to all! It's a blessing to still be here to see another holiday!

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Posted 27 December 2010 - 04:59 AM

Hello Felicia

Well said and long may it continue! Did you have a busy holiday or a quite one? Which ever you had you can do the opposite next year.

Take care and keep posting
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Posted 05 January 2011 - 06:10 PM

Because I crocheted a hat today. Well- every night this week anyway.

When my Mom was in the hospital ten years ago, I bought a skein of yarn and some crochet hooks so I would have something to do when I was just sitting there with her. No instruction books, so all I ever did was chain a line then experiment on returning. Not a great success.

I recently ran into the yarn and hooks and thought that I would try again. I had seen a couple of shows on the television and at least had a small clue. I just kept trying things until I actually made progress. It's a funny looking thing that would be too embarrassing to wear anywhere but I have it on my computer desk for those times when I have trouble keeping warm.

And it only took ten years. :)

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Posted 07 January 2011 - 05:48 AM

Hi, Everyone

You guys, (girls) are all so wonderful!! Always make me laugh and cry!! :wub:

I have been very happy :) lately because my sister and I have spent some time shopping at our local store, and then we were able to go out to eat; this was a great time for me!! Funny how little things I used to take for granted mean so very much now.

Anyhow as for myself, I've had some trouble breathing lately so I quit smoking about 4 months ago. Well, I went to the doctors a few days ago and he told me I have a mild obstruction with my breathing; he is also testing me for scleroderma and other things since I been having some problems with my arms and hands and feet hurting and getting numb. I was afraid to go to the doctors at first, but after watching my sister suffer as she has, nothing could be worse than what I watched her go through.

Anyhow just wanted to drop in and tell you all how very much you mean to me :wub: These forums have truly helped me survive some very rough times.

All my love!! NorthStarHope :wub: :emoticon-hug: :wub:

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Posted 07 January 2011 - 11:21 AM

I am happy today because I am feeling well enough to make it to a Broadway show tomorrow night!

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Posted 07 January 2011 - 08:03 PM

Hi J

How lovely to go to a show on Broadway! :happy-day:

Have a really enjoyable evening! :VeryHappy:

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Posted 09 January 2011 - 10:55 AM

NorthStarHope, this post of yours, about you and your sister being able to spend quality time together... truly warms my heart :wub: . I know how much you must have longed for such time to enjoy with her.

However, I am hopeful that the symptoms you have been displaying, ebb, as you've made a great step in the right direction by stopping the smokes. Congratulations! Yet, I am relieved to see that you have been to a doctor and are being properly checked out...Whew!

Please keep us posted as you hear more, please?

Soft :emoticon-hug: s to help you feel better!
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Posted 10 January 2011 - 10:11 AM

NorthStarHope.

I am so happy for you and your sister, and the time you guys spend together. You guys deserve some shopping time and more. Posted Image Now take care of yourself and let us know.Posted Image

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Posted 14 January 2011 - 07:59 AM

:emoticons-yes: :emoticons-yes: :emoticons-yes: Voy a Mexico manana! :emoticons-yes: :emoticons-yes: :emoticons-yes: :emoticons-yes:


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