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First Annual Sclero Group Hug, All Around the World

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#1 Shelley Ensz

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Posted 29 October 2010 - 09:22 AM

Welcome to the First Annual Sclero Group Hug!

You are invited to join us in a group hug that goes all the way around the world, and back again. Everyone and anyone is invited!

Simply join Sclero Forums, then sign into the forums, then post a response to this message thread.

This thread will never be closed, so conceivably someone could reply to it ten or twenty years from now, and your hugs will still fly all around the world, to comfort others.

All you need to do is send a hug. You can type a hug, or you can use our emoticon hug (click on the smiley face icon while composing a message, and you will find the bear hug). You can also post good wishes of some sort, if you wish, such as what you'd hope for others who are receiving your hug. But it's not necessary, a plain ol' hug of any kind will do!

I wish everyone happiness in this very moment, while they are receiving my hug, and hugs from others, as you take comfort in the fact that you are not alone. We all care, and here's a Sclero Warm Hug to prove it!

Warm Hugs,

Shelley Ensz
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Posted 29 October 2010 - 12:19 PM


Best wishes to you all. :emoticon-hug:

Take care. :bye:

Diffuse Systemic Sclerosis, (Scleroderma). Lung, skin and gastrointestinal involvement.

#3 debonair susie

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Posted 29 October 2010 - 12:59 PM

I LOVE this, Shelley...I am so thrilled to be a part of this {{{{group hug}}}}. May we realize a cure to the chronic illnesses that have brought us here :emoticons-yes:
Special Hugs,

Susie Kraft
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Posted 29 October 2010 - 02:33 PM



To ALL!!!

Stay Healthy Happy Safe and Warm!!!

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Posted 29 October 2010 - 02:50 PM

What perfect timing! Boy - do I need a hug today, so I accept and return many hugs in return. (((((((((((((((((((((HUGS))))))))))))))))))))
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Posted 29 October 2010 - 07:06 PM

These hugs do make you feel better!

Warm wishes to everyone and a big big hug to you all. :emoticon-hug:


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Posted 29 October 2010 - 10:35 PM

None of us are alone, because we have each other!

Hugs to all! :emoticon-hug:

limited systemic sclerosis: GI, cardiac, larynx, joint/muscle involvement

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Posted 30 October 2010 - 12:33 AM

Hi, Everyone :flowers:

Wow never to be forgotton how special this will be,
like being here forever all my friends and me.
For my dear sister the one who has brought me here,
may she always know I love her and how very much I care.
Wishing everyone everywhere no more pain and sorrow, and
also wishing all the best for a bright tomarrow!

Many hugs all around the world for everyone!!
:emoticon-hug: :emoticon-hug:

(living with diffuse scleroderma)

northstarhope* :emoticons-i-care:  :thank-you: 

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Posted 30 October 2010 - 01:02 AM

:emoticon-hug: :emoticon-hug: :emoticon-hug:

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#10 Amanda Thorpe

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Posted 30 October 2010 - 01:06 AM

Well of course we should :emoticon-hug: ! We have much to :emoticon-hug: about, we're simply brilliant and resiliant, we take a licking but keep on ticking! My fellow sclerodermians it's a pleasure to :emoticon-hug: you!

Take care. :emoticon-hug:
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#11 Joelf


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Posted 30 October 2010 - 01:07 AM

Hi All

Many, Many {{{{{HUGS}}}}} to each and everyone on this wonderful forum!!!

:emoticon-hug: :emoticon-hug: :emoticon-hug: :emoticon-hug:
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Posted 30 October 2010 - 03:54 AM

:emoticon-hug: To All Around the World! :emoticon-hug: To All Our Families, Caregivers, Friends! :emoticon-hug: To All Our Animals Who look After Us!

:flowers: -Ann

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Posted 30 October 2010 - 04:41 AM

Hi Everyone,

WOW....what more can I say. :thank-you: You all have been here for me from the beginning. :VeryHappy:
May all of you have a :happy-day: and gentle :emoticon-hug: to all of you.

Take care, Everyone.

Margaret :happy-day:

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Posted 30 October 2010 - 07:13 AM

Big hugs to everyone. This is GREAT!!! :emoticons-yes:


Purr :flowers:
Love makes the world go around!

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Posted 30 October 2010 - 05:06 PM


A BIG HUG TO EVERYONE :emoticons-yes:

LOVE YOU"LL Always :jump-for-joy:


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Posted 30 October 2010 - 11:53 PM

Sending a big hug and best wishes to everyone out there.

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Posted 31 October 2010 - 12:59 AM

Posted Image Hugs for a Posted Image cure. Posted Image Hugs just when you need them.
Strength and Warmth,

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Posted 31 October 2010 - 03:58 AM

hugs are scientifically proven to improve health! love ya! :emoticon-hug: :emoticon-hug: :emoticon-hug: :emoticon-hug:

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Posted 31 October 2010 - 05:33 AM

HEALING HUGS ((((((((((HUGS)))))))))) :emoticon-hug:
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Posted 31 October 2010 - 07:16 PM


I wish everyone peace and comfort, happiness, and joy. Be well :)

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