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Valerie r.

"Educate others about their health"

Hawthorne, FL, USA
female, age 47
married, 2 children
Speaks: English only
Joined Aug 22, 2011
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     I am disabled with fibromyalgia, herniated discs (C3/4 & L1/2), sciatica right side/leg, chronic bursitis right hip, arthritis, osteoporosis, memory loss, fogginess, word search problems, extremity weakness, numbness and tingling, back and neck, shoulder muscle spasms and nerve damage in right arm, bilateral legs. I am looking at possibly having to have surgery (back and neck) within the next year (2013).
     My goal is to be able to continue being able to walk most of the time and I exercise 4-5 times a week to try to maintain my strength. I also watch what I eat and exercise to keep my weight down so that I can keep the pain down.
     My family, which includes my children, husband, parents and family-in-laws are my rock. They help keep me going by believing in me and trying to help me in anyway.
     When you suffer with fibromyalgia, a lot of people look at you as if you are faking or it isn't as bad as you say. I do try to educate people like this instead of just letting them keep believing that fibro. isn't that bad..Although some people have it worse than others. Unfortunitely mine is severe and progressive.
     I try to live as normal a life as I can, although the pain fights against me. Not only do I have a good support network, I also have God. He has answered many prayers and made it easier to live with this painful disease.
     I would love to connect with more people online who suffer from fibromyalia. I feel a good support group can help those of us with fibro. get through the hard times.
     I have lost a lot because of this painful disease, but at least I haven't lost those who I love and care for. If you want to befriend me or connect with me, feel free to either email me or send me a friend request...I would love to hear from you.
    

 
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Joined Aug 22, 2011 Activist Aspirations Casual 
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Hometown Hawthorne 
Homepage http://www.fibromyalgiacareblog.com  
Birthday Jan 16, 1967  
Languages English only  
About Me I am a nurse who loves to write and educate others through articles. I am an avid bookworm. I have been married for 29 years, have 2 children and 2 dogs. I live in Florida and love it's sandy beaches and warm sunshine. I am outgoing, loving and passionate about helping others.
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Pets 2 dogs  
Activist Aspirations Casual
Political Leaning Moderate
Religions  
Eating Habits Eat very little due to health problems!!  
Wild Fact About Me
My Philosophy Live life to its fullest
What Gives Me Hope A future cure for Fibromyalgia
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
What/who changed my life and why
What Bugs Me ignorance, hate, Drunk Drivers, Any one that would hurt an animal, Any one that would hurt a child  
Passions writing, MY CHILDREN!!!, laughter, family, children, animals  
Inspirations my family, the sound of the ocean, My dogs loyalty  
What Scares Me War - Cruelty - Greed - Indifference, Losing the ones I love, Is how cruel the people of the world are, Ignorance and evil, hate, Criminals that are young and violent  
  Favorites
Role Models My husband - my soul mate, my friends, my family, children are the most powerful teachers  
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Interests Body/Personal Care, meditation, photography, My pets., Medicine / Health Care, gardening, fitness, children  
Books TRUE CRIME, Mysteries, Almost anything worth reading  
Music Classic Rock, soft rock, some current rock, Rock and Roll  
Movies titanic, The Green Mile, Shawshank Redemption, Pretty Woman, Forrest Gump, dirty dancing  
TV Shows That 70's Show, NCIS, Animal Planet  
Favorite Foods ice cream  
Favorite Places Country atmosphere, nature, the ocean  
Can't Live Without music, laughter, hope, water, sunshine, love, animals, friends, family  
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    Jan 9, 2014 3:37 PM

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    Jan 5, 2014 12:10 AM

    Dandelion G. (374)
    Northern Hempishere to Southern Hempishere both with an important message for our New Year. Listen to your tribal voice inside and get those fires burning be you Navajo or whatever Nation. Bring all the fire (life) lights into action for hope and love. Mitakuye Oyasin.
    Dec 20, 2013 12:42 AM

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    Top song: performed by Lindsey Stirling American violinist, dancer, performance artist, and composer Bottom song: Robert Mirabal Pueblo musician, songwriter, vocalist, drummer and author. Flute player and maker whose flutes are are world renowned.
    Dec 12, 2013 5:21 AM

    Dandelion G. (374)

    Post to the Message Board....is free
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    Oct 13, 2013 4:00 PM

    Dandelion G. (374)
    Why Does the USA still Celebrate this Day and Honor this Murderer? 
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    Sep 4, 2013 8:10 PM

    Dandelion G. (374)
    BACK.....I hadn't heard anything from you so I thought like so many with C2 they leave and never come back......

    Dec 12, 2012 4:36 AM

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    Nov 28, 2012 1:18 AM

    Dandelion G. (374)

    American Indian Veterans that would be happy to have Pe' Sla
    if you can help, deadline is Nov. 30.
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    Halloween is coming but it's already been a horror show.
    Oct 12, 2012 2:17 AM

    Dandelion G. (374)
    Please Note and Comment on the Two Stories I left. Must Copy & Paste Stop Greed http://www.care2.com/news/member/901507364/3468258 Billionaire Threatens to Fire all 8,000 employees if Obama wins
    Oct 1, 2012 12:21 AM

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    Picture of Cape Breton Cabot Trail
                              
    I HAVE DRIVEN OVER THIS ROAD IN PHOTO IT IS THE CABOT TRAIL IN NOVA
    SCOTIA CANADA. HAPPY AUTUMN
    Sep 20, 2012 4:06 AM

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