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Hi, my name is Nickaleen!

Nickaleen Community member Posts: 1 Listener
Hi, I'm Nickaleen, lone parent living with fibromyalgia, trichotillomania and a few other health issues.


  • janer1967
    janer1967 Community member Posts: 21,964 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome to the community Feel free to join in or ask any questions 
  • Ross_Alumni
    Ross_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,652 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @Nickaleen

    Welcome to the community, it's good to have you aboard :) 

    This is a very supportive and welcoming place to be a part of so I'm sure you'll find it to be a positive outlet for you. 

    Please feel free to have a look around the community and if you have any questions don't hesitate to ask.

    How are you managing with your conditions? I hope you are receiving all the support you need to cope with them and as a lone parent.
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  • SueHeath
    SueHeath Community member Posts: 12,420 Disability Gamechanger
    Morning @Nickaleen welcome to our great group.
    When you get chance have a look around the site, you can join in on any of the threads/chats or ask your own question, if you get stuck just ask some one will always help you out.
  • Jo_2022
    Jo_2022 Community Volunteer Host Posts: 298 Pioneering
    Hiya @Nickaleen! 😊 It’s great you have reached out. I hope you coping ok with all your health conditions and being a single parent?

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  • ResilientNeighbour7
    ResilientNeighbour7 Posts: 198 Connected
    Hi Nickaleen, I am glad you reached out.
     This is a wonderful, supportive and understanding community and I hope you get much value out of it.
     I too am diagnosed with and suffering Fibromyalgia and understand the complexities, loneliness and frustrations, especially when it comes to the lack of support from GPs and the invisible nature of it. It takes a lot of energy so well done for your persistence and for reaching out for support!
  • L_Volunteer
    L_Volunteer Community Volunteer Adviser, Scope Member Posts: 7,983 Disability Gamechanger
    edited May 2022
    Hi @Nickaleen. Welcome to Scope's forum. It is great to see you have joined us. Nothing to add to what everyone else has already said but if you need anything, please don't hesitate to reach out to us.

    Thanks for sharing your positive experiences here @ResilientNeighbour07. It is always lovely to hear you find it a wonderful, supportive and understanding community. I can empathise with your difficulties with fibromyalgia and systems too as I also have fibromyalgia. One thing we can all take away from here is that none of us is ever alone  :)
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