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Author Topic: just me or what  (Read 553 times)

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Offline Lis

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just me or what
« on: December 15, 2014, 01:14:39 AM »
I was on this site long before it became a giant ad.. I sorta makes me feel sick to my stomach.. I know all the work that peter and the rest put into this but now I just feel lost.. big city.. no train if you know what i mean. we have lost so many .and yet folks think that this just needs a few pills and a flu shot.. I.m extremely lucky to still be alive since 1986.. or am I

just a random thought.. no disrespect meant for anybody.

poz 1986....

Offline Miss Philicia

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Re: just me or what
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2014, 11:46:47 AM »
we have lost so many .and yet folks think that this just needs a few pills and a flu shot.

For a lot of people that's true, and they are lucky. We should be happy for such people as it's what we have all fought for over 30 years.

But yeah, for a minority of us mostly old timers the reality is very different. I'm heading off in two hours to begin daily opioid treatment for chronic extreme neuropathy pain, and basically the last five years of my life have barely been worth living, but I just plug along because I'm not the type to jump off a bridge or slit my wrists.

I'm sorry that you feel "lost" on this forum these days as I know you were active a decade ago. I've lost more than a handful of friends/acquaintances during that time period as well. But I have many, many more that are doing OK or at least coasting along like I am.

Otherwise I hope you are doing OK and enjoy your holidays.

ps: the ads do not bother me so much because they're on every other web site I visit and have learned to just not look at them
"Iíve slept with enough men to know that Iím not gay"

Offline Theyer

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Re: just me or what
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2014, 04:40:17 AM »
I recognise the tone off your post. Also I use what Miss P posted to try and re balance however it's harder to do when I have the blues , then I can get basically bitter and twisted . Not a good place. Tend to get out of it by blowing up the bitter & twisted until I can laugh at it . Sometimes works.
"If we can find the money to kill people, we can find the money to help people ."  Tony Benn

Offline AlanBama

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Re: just me or what
« Reply #3 on: January 11, 2015, 04:58:39 PM »
love you Lis; sorry I haven't phoned u back honey, it's difficult for me to speak very long right now.   keeping you in my prayers, you and your BIG HEART!!!
"Remember my sentimental friend that a heart is not judged by how much you love, but by how much you are loved by others." - The Wizard of Oz

Offline Theyer

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Re: just me or what
« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2015, 11:59:23 AM »
Hello Liz

I have been thinking about your post , one off the things I can only do when I am in Tip - top condition is respond to the Newbie thread . Either it's because I would be faking it or I just conclude that the huge optimism there is another form off denial.

The worst is when the Post describes LTS as a group who the poster is completely divorced from. That makes me nostalgic and I have to remind myself that there where plenty off deniers. Before good treatments.

Hope you rejoin the forum. And. I wish you all the best
"If we can find the money to kill people, we can find the money to help people ."  Tony Benn


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