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Faolan
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  • Bedfordshire
  • United Kingdom
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Faolan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"I admire anyone whom can still dance. I only went shopping this morning for four hours, and I am paying the price with agonising leg and ankle cramp,"
Friday
Faolan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Sweetlady, your daughter in law is very kind and caring to send you their new address. I have fibromyalgia, and your doctor can prescribe painkillers. But you will need a proper diagnosis, because some things, like Rheumatoid Arthritis are very very…"
Aug 12
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Jul 12
Faolan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Having a pet is good incentive for getting out of bed. My garden has been occupying much of my time recently, and is great therapy. Some days it's ok not to feel positive, we are only human after all. But not too often!."
Jul 12
Faolan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Cee,, Runnymede is where the Magna Carta was signed, and it is part of the US constitution, JFK visited Runnymede when he was in England. So I think it would be of interest to you. I hope you do visit, especially at this time of year, Hampton Court…"
Jul 3
Faolan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"My daughter lives in another town, and neither of us drive, but we chat to each other on the phone every day, as do our parrots. She has a male version of mine, so we put our phones on loudspeaker, and they chat to each other in parrotese, sometimes…"
Jul 2
Faolan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Sweetlady, the only way to effect a reconciliation with your son and family, is to contact him and ask for discussion. You do not say what his grievance with you is about, and it's none of our business. Something has happened, and you need to…"
Jun 26
Faolan replied to Neush's discussion Joining seven weeks after my wife's death in the group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"This is Exactly how we begin, one day at a time, and before we know it, Weeks, months and years have passed. I remember feeling as you do, a huge question mark hangs over you "what now?" and you just don't know what you're…"
Apr 6
Faolan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Housework is good exercise, and Tai Chi, which a doctor recommended. I live in a ground floor flat (appt if you're American) , but the little front garden is under my care, and I put salt down now, I can't do snow shovelling, my late…"
Feb 13
Faolan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"My Doctor told me No gym, because repetitive exercise is bad for my joints. But, I have just spent an hour doing a bit of gardening, and I walk, albeit with support. Maybe I will reach my nineties!"
Feb 13
Faolan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"It doesn't matter how much we spend on moisturiser, old age is the only thing to do Exactly what it says on the tin!"
Feb 8
Faolan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"I woke up to heavy snow this morning, the first in years. I too, am glad the surgery went well. Looking forward to the Winter Solstice, which heralds lighter mornings and evenings. It's an emotional time for all of us here, but I'm sure…"
Dec 10, 2017
Faolan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Well, it's settled down to "good" days without pain, and "not so good" when it twinges, but nowhere near the agony it was. Elaine, I wish you well for your surgery, and your surgeon sounds very nice. I'm sure he is…"
Nov 11, 2017
Faolan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"LJ, thank you for your kind words, it's not just the relentless pain, it's the frustration of not being able to do much or go out."
Nov 5, 2017
Faolan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"I'm not receptive to the joy of ageing either, 9th week of my worst sciatic flare, my mantra is Bette Davis quote "Old age ain't for sissies""
Nov 4, 2017
Faolan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"This is awful to learn, parents should never have to outlive their children, and a double loss is even harder. Love and Blessings Frank."
Nov 2, 2017

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At 11:10am on December 22, 2015, Dianne in Nevada said…

Welcome to Widville, Faolan. I'm so very sorry for your loss, but pleased that you found us. You'll find caring support and friendship here.

Here's the best place to start: Need help using the site? Ask here!  You can join the Groups that fit you to connect to others with similar experiences. Share your story. Take a look at our Forum discussions where you'll find meaningful conversations taking place. Be sure to check out the HOME page for the latest news.  I look forward to getting to know you here in Widville.

 
 
 

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