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Hi, my name is Denise1969!

Denise1969Denise1969 Member Posts: 6 Listener
edited September 2018 in Welcomes and introductions
Hello, this is my first ever post :-)

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  • Ami2301Ami2301 Community champion Posts: 7,147 Disability Gamechanger
    edited September 2018
    Hi @Denise1969
    Welcome to the community! Would you mind telling us a bit about yourself?
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  • debbiedo49debbiedo49 Member Posts: 2,906 Disability Gamechanger
    Is this your real name as this is a public forum? Welcome . 
    💜🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿
    I am a fibro warrior !💜♏️
  • Denise1969Denise1969 Member Posts: 6 Listener
    Yes, this is my real name ... is that a problem considering I use my real name on Facebook ?
  • Denise1969Denise1969 Member Posts: 6 Listener
    Thank you Ami2301 :smile:
    I'm bedbound disabled with Severe Arthritis and Fibromyalgia amongst many other things ... I'm a mother of a teenage girl who has mental health issues.
    Before I stayed at home to bring up my daughter I was a Secondary School teacher ... teaching English, Media Studies and Drama ...
    I'm Scottish and fiercely proud of it !!!  :smile:
  • Denise1969Denise1969 Member Posts: 6 Listener
    I'm VERY ANXIOUS today because a holiday charity through Social Services paid for us to go for a long weekend to a Haven Holiday Park, starting today ... So I will be leaving my home to go on every piece of public transport to get there ... in my electric wheelchair ... I'm scared stiff ... would value encouragement :-)
  • debbiedo49debbiedo49 Member Posts: 2,906 Disability Gamechanger
    Scope encourages you to follow the guidelines . You have supplied several personal pieces of info already which is not encouraged here. Good luck with everything. 
    💜🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿
    I am a fibro warrior !💜♏️
  • Ami2301Ami2301 Community champion Posts: 7,147 Disability Gamechanger
    edited September 2018
    Hi @Denise1969
    You will be fine! I went on the bus fort he first time last week in my powered wheelchair, I too was anxious but it went absolutely fine! Hope you have a lovely weekend!
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    Disability Gamechanger - 2019
  • Denise1969Denise1969 Member Posts: 6 Listener
    Thank you Ami2301 :smile:
    I'm going on a small bus, a tram, a train and then a mobility taxi !!!  Very anxious but thank you for the encouragement :smiley:
  • LiamO_DellLiamO_Dell Member Posts: 1,114 Pioneering
    edited September 2018
    Hi @Denise1969,

    Welcome to the community. :)

    To protect your privacy, we suggest that community members don't use their full names in their usernames. If you have an alternative username in mind, let me know and I can get that changed for you.

    The holiday sounds wonderful! Have a lovely time! Members of our community will be more than happy to offer you some words of encouragement. :)
    Liam
  • debbiedo49debbiedo49 Member Posts: 2,906 Disability Gamechanger
    How's your holiday going? 
    💜🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿
    I am a fibro warrior !💜♏️
  • Sam_ScopeSam_Scope Member Posts: 7,732 Disability Gamechanger
    edited September 2018
    Welcome to the community @Denise1969 :)
    Scope
    Senior online community officer
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