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    I'm new here!

    Hi, my name is MIGHTY68. I'm here because

    #MightyTogether #Anxiety #Depression #BipolarDisorder #PTSD copd early onset dementia heart failure Looking to chat with folks

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    I'm new here!

    Hi, my name is copdcynthia. I'm here because happened on the site when randomly surfing. I have very severe (according to my pulmonologist) COPD and know that there is strength in numbers. Thank you for accepting me!

    #MightyTogether

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    Staying positive!

    Copd is making life challenging

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    I'm new here!

    Hi, my name is tonilc1969. I am a 53 year old lady. I'm here because I have copd which is a lung disease. I am stage 4, which is endstage and my breathing out capacity is only 14%, so what I mean by that is ... you breathe in and breathe out, I can't breathe out as much as a person who can breathe out, my airways aren't good. I am here to do exercising. I hate exercises, but I know I have to do it and I'm the world's worst procrastinator! Because it's hard to breathe and it scares me.

    #MightyTogether

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    State of Unbelief… #FND ? #nowayihavethat !

    Hi! 😃💜💜
    I’m new to the group!

    Hope all of you are having a good day today! 😊💟

    As the title states… I did NOT believe it when I received the #FNDdiagnosis !

    I’m still having trouble grasping my neuros assessment of all my conditions & symptoms!….

    Since I’ve been dealing with ALL my NEURO health issues since 2013 & she just met me last year!

    — Can’t stand narrow minded tunnel vision non proactive & non helpful doctors! — #timetochangeneuros
    #sotiredofthiscrap

    Anybody else try to “forget” all their diagnosis ON THE DAILY??!!
    — because it’s just too overwhelming & creates anxiety?

    Anyway…
    I try most days to push myself beyond the EXTREME pain & numerous symptoms & focus on ANYTHING ELSE to take my mind off my daily struggles & I’m sure you ALL do some of the same things!

    — That’s it! lol 😜😎🥰

    I hope each of you find JOY in your lives DAILY!😁😘

    #timetorest
    #HEDS #POTS #IIH #RheumatoidArthritis #DevicsDisease #wheelchairbound4x #OpticNeuritis #DoubleVision
    #triplevision
    #PCOS
    #temporalpallorandscotomas
    #GERD
    #gastreoparesisSUCKS !! #PituitaryTumor #Diabetes #HBP #Asthma #COPD
    #Anxiety #Depression #NeurogenicBladder #chronicUTIS #KidneyStones #toomanypillstotake !
    #toomanydiagnosis !
    #FOCUSONLIVINGLIFE !

    GOD BLESS AND HELP US ALL!!💜❤️💗😇

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    Portable Oxygen Users Survival Tips

    How do you make using portable oxygen in public easier? I'm looking for ideas to help make returning to the office easier. #CysticFibrosis #ChronicObstructivePulmonaryDisease #MixedConnectiveTissueDiseaseMCTD #IdiopathicPulmonaryFibrosis #pulmonary

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    I'm new here!

    Hi, my name is Balihigh. I've been diagnosed with COPD as well as severe lung disease. I’m on oxygen 24/7 and finding it difficult. I was working full time until 10 months ago. I just don’t feel like myself anymore. I have a wonderful, supportive husband who cleans the house and does laundry and cooks sometimes as well. I don’t have much energy but know it’s important for me to exercise and not sit all day.

    #MightyTogether

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    Just to introduce myself. I am a coloured pencil artist. I mainly draw nature. I’m also disabled. With a host of physical and some MH disabilities.

    This is my Crimson Sunbird picture #Nature #Art #colouredpencils

    #GiantCellArteritis #cerebralaterialvenousmalformation #Bipolar #Fibro #Osteoporosis #spondylitis #disbetes #IgAdeficiency #cognitiveimpairment #IBS #Asthma #COPD #ChronicPain #Bursitis #spinalwedgefractures

    If I didn’t have my art I’d be lost! I’m mainly housebound and my art is my lifeline!

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    Expectations of others

    It's hard to live up to my families expectations and I know I'm not alone. My COPD makes it hard to just walk to the bathroom then there's the pain of the spidering fractures that happens when I stand/walk that doesn't help but just takes my breath away. (bone density loss started at 26. I'm now 44.)The fact I can't get a job just gets me to a dark place. If you need a wheelchair the places around me won't hire. I'm stuck with my husband being the bill payer which means I don't get much say. So I don't feel heard even when I speak. I know I'm not alone with this kind of situation. That helps. My only solution is to try and hide the pain and apply where I can and finally get my meds and no longer feel guilty about getting what I need. But my family just tells me exercise will fix it. Or I'm guilted into treatments that I know hurt more than help. If I don't do this I don't get support emotionally . I'm dependent on them and it sucks not being heard about what I want. #Depression #ChronicIllness