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Old 10-10-2008, 11:26 AM   #571
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Originally Posted by sewsplendidstamper View Post
Sammie, I have to admit my heart jumped up in my throat when I saw you had posted here. I can't imagine what you are physically going through much less emotionally. You said you don't know why you are writing here. You are writing to be able the let us help in carrying your burden. You have numerous people who you've never met caring about you and Mark. Please let us help you with your struggles. I can't be there to help you to the doctor's office or offer you a tissue when you cry but I can be there in spirit sharing a hug and a smile.

And please know that you have been and continue to be a tremendous inspiration of strength, love and commitment to so many of us. And not just to those of us on this board. We take your energy and pass it on to those we know and care about in our everyday life. I bet if you ever truly found out how many people your journey has touched you would be flabbergasted.

Warm and gentle hugs to you and Mark. Please continue to vent here when you feel inspired to do so. We are a group of ready ears, willing arms and comfortable shoulder.
Thank you so much for your kind words. I really do get a lot of support here from those I have never met. I can't even begin to thank every one for picking me up when I need it. Your pots have meant a lot to me and I canít even begin to express my appreciation.

I am so very tired today and that is when I feel the most vulnerable. I got up in the middle of the night because of pericarditis pain and took a pain pill. I am still groggy. I have to sleep sitting up and probably will have to tonight as the pain is quite intense. Darn lupus. I donít want to go to another DR today. I know the pain from so many episodes. Maybe I can just call the DR and take more steroids for a few days. I am just frustrated and worried about Mark too. Itís funnyÖI worry about him and he is always worried about me. We make a good pair.

Thank you.

Sammie # 7651

When you get in a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. -- Harriet Beecher Stowe
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