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Hi, my name is Smudger92!

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Smudger92
Smudger92 Community member Posts: 2 Connected
I suffer from Fibromyalgia, IBS and Diverticular disease plus like many others as a consequence I have mental illness as well. I always believed that would never be me. Well obviously it is now. That being the case, I finally took my head out of the sand and decided that I really need to chat with other like minded people. That's the reason I joined. Thank you for having me.

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  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Scope Posts: 12,499 Disability Gamechanger
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    Welcome to the community @Smudger92 :) It's great to have you with us! I'm really glad that you've joined the community, and hope that it can be a good source of support for you.

    Thanks for sharing a bit about yourself and your experiences. We have many members with fibromyalgia, IBS, diverticular disease, and mental health problems, so you're certainly not alone. 

    Did you have anything specific in mind that you'd like to chat about to start with? There's no pressure to, but you're more than welcome to post a question or conversation topic any time you want.

    Please feel free to take a look around the community, and give us a shout if you need anything. You could start by looking through our categories page, or a list of our most recent discussions

    National Campaigns Officer at Scope, she/her

  • Smudger92
    Smudger92 Community member Posts: 2 Connected
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    Thank you very much for that very warm welcome.

  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community member Posts: 16,177 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @Smudger92 - & welcome to this friendly & supportive community. You might like to try our virtual 'Coffee lounge' too for some light-hearted chat & discussions, & perhaps join in with the various word games, etc. that are also there. I hope you enjoy being part of this group. :)
  • Barukh
    Barukh Community member Posts: 59 Courageous
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    Hi and welcome
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