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The new way of life .

Hi my name is Maura, 2 years ago I had to suddenly give up work due to waking up one morning and couldn't walk and had intense pain.I basically stumbled across this site didn't know it existed  ,so jst here to say hello .Still adjusting to this new life I have, and most of all acceptance off it ?


  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Member, Community Co-Production Group Posts: 12,478 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Doglady - & welcome to this friendly & supportive community, Maura. That must have been an awful experience, but it sounds like acceptance of your problems now will help you. It's good you stumbled across this site, as you will find other people who understand some of what you're going through. It's a great community, & I hope you enjoy being a part of it. If you have any questions, just say, as there's usually someone here who can help. Please look around; join us in our virtual 'Coffee lounge,' or join in with other discussions. Yoou'll find links to these at the top of this page. :)
  • Cher_Inactive
    Cher_Inactive Posts: 4,400 Scope online community team
    edited October 2020
    Hello @Doglady and a big welcome to our online community.  I'm glad you stumbled across us :)

    Well, what a shock that must have been for you.  I just can't imagine.  Did you get a diagnosis?  

    Lots of our members have had similar experiences of becoming 'suddenly disabled' and it certainly takes some adjustment.  I hope we can offer you support.  

    I think you'd enjoy our virtual coffee lounge where we like to have random chats and play games.  Also, browsing our categories might bring you to a topic you can relate to.  Feel free to jump into any conversations and get involved.

    By the way, going by your name I'm guessing you either have a dog or like them!  If you have one, what breed is it?  

    Talk soon and give me a shout if you need any help.
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  • Ami2301
    Ami2301 Member, Community Co-Production Group Posts: 7,945 Disability Gamechanger
    Welcome to the community @Doglady :)
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  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Posts: 9,696 Scope online community team
    Welcome to the community @Doglady :) We look forward to seeing you around. Have you been able to find your way around the site okay? 
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  • Ross_Scope
    Ross_Scope Posts: 7,528 Scope online community team
    Welcome to the community @Doglady, glad to have you here !
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