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Paddyrooney62 Member Posts: 16 Connected
I’m sorry I don’t write a message. I’m fighting with myself now. The problem is that I have problems expressing my feelings or just joining in because I’m struggling and do struggle with my thoughts about my day to day troubles with my condition. I read the daily posts and the people are all warriors fighting their battles with their conditions .And I think they are absolutely amazing. I’m amazed by the support that they show for each other. I’m still trying to come to terms with my condition. The first step is a big one . And I will definitely get my foot on the pathway. Thank you for sharing you really do make a difference to each other and to me. I thought I should at least write a line or two to explain or at least show that I’m here . Thank you 🙏🙏


  • Sandy_123
    Sandy_123 Member Posts: 1,985 Pioneering
  • leeCal
    leeCal Member Posts: 4,245 Disability Gamechanger
    Good evening @Paddyrooney62, feel free to express yourself in any way you wish (within the guidelines of course ha ha) any time you wish. There always someone here to listen and respond and most often with a kind word or two. Thanks for posting. 🙂
  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community Co-Production Group Posts: 10,560 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Paddyrooney62 - it's good to hear from you. It's OK to just join in when you feel it's right for you, but you're always welcome, just to let you know. We do all support each other (or prop each other up!), so do please let us know if we can help you in any way too.
    Coming to terms with your condition seems the hardest part. I feel it's been a tad easier for me as I have a genetic disorder, so sort of grew up with it. I did eventually worsen quite a bit, so understood what some others have gone through; certainly not easy. It's trying to find the 'cans' you can still do, rather than the 'cannots'. :)
  • Paddyrooney62
    Paddyrooney62 Member Posts: 16 Connected
    Thank you 🙏 
  • Ross_Scope
    Ross_Scope Posts: 4,971

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