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Happy Thanksgiving!! Counting our blessings.
#279474 11/21/17 08:12 PM
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Happy Thanksgiving dear SAA forum community!

We have such immense gratitude for our members and friends, for all of you who have made THIS spondylitis community a place of connectedness and hope.

To our veteran posters - Thank You for all of the support you've offered, the countless questions you've answered, and the newcomers you've so warmly welcomed through the years. You are the heart and soul of this board, and make a difference every single day. Thank You!

To our newer posters - Welcome and Thank You for joining this unique community, for keeping it young and vibrant, and for the contributions you have already, and will continue to make here!

Our thanks also to all those who have volunteered to participate in medical research, for all who have Joined the Spondylitis Association of America and contributed to the quest for the cure, and for the many thousands of people who have taken a leadership role in raising awareness for our COMMON yet, still all too unknown form of arthritis. We've come a long way, but have so much yet left to do.

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at the Spondylitis Association of America!!

What are You thankful for this Holiday Season?


Elin Aslanyan

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ElinAslanyan #279475 11/21/17 09:38 PM
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Happy Thanksgiving to you Elin, and all the wonderful staffers at SAA! The information, support, and encouragement that SAA provides means so much to us as we make our spondy journey.

I am thankful for an effective treatment plan, a supportive family, and a granddaughter due next week!


Ginny - 58 year old female
Dx with USpA in March 2013; changed to AS in July 2015
Iritis and Scleritis, both currently in remission
unicompartmental knee replacements: right-June 2014, left-Aug 2018
MTX, Humira, Cyclobenzaprine, plus Celebrex as needed
Supplements: Folic Acid, Vitamin A, Vitamin D, Calcium, Fish Oil, Culturelle probiotic, Melatonin (as needed)
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SouthernMoss #279476 11/21/17 09:44 PM
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Oh my goodness congrats to you and your family SouthernMoss!! ( : So great! I have a little one too - she'll turn 6 months Thanksgiving day and of course is what I am most grateful for this year.

Happy Thanksgiving!


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Re: Happy Thanksgiving!! Counting our blessings.
ElinAslanyan #279477 11/21/17 09:52 PM
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Congratulations SouthernMoss!

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! I’m very grateful for the SAA forums community. This continues to be the most thoughtful, supportive and experienced place I’ve ever seen online for spondylitis. It’s nice to know “you’ve got my back”.


AS, U C, Iritis, migraines. HLA-B27neg. Yoga (instructor) & spin. No meds at this time. Dx 1989. SAA member/donor since 1993. All my posts are personal opinion/feelings and do not represent the SAA. Help find a cure & support others by donating to the SAA.
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ElinAslanyan #279478 11/22/17 01:27 AM
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Gratitude

Tears falling
onto
mountain snow

Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!

White Cell


Diagnosed 2001 after years of joint pain. Remicade started 2002 - 5mg/kg every 7 weeks.
Right Eye Iritis.Trabeculectomy/lens replacement 2006 > DSEK Cornea Transplant 2009.
>Ahmed Shunt 2016 >DSEK Cornea Transplant 2016.
Supra Ventricular Tachycardia. Radio Frequency Ablation 2008.
Angina and stent placement 9/2020

ICU RN - Seattle, WA
~Grasp The Challenge and Succeed~
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Happy Thanksgiving to Everyone! As a newer member I can not express how thankful I am to have you all at my fingertips, you have made me feel better and given me hope through all of this. I hope that everyone has a blessed and safe holiday. Love and peace to you all!

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Originally Posted by WhiteCell

Gratitude

Tears falling
onto
mountain snow



Nice haiku! Makes me think of Spenser.


Ginny - 58 year old female
Dx with USpA in March 2013; changed to AS in July 2015
Iritis and Scleritis, both currently in remission
unicompartmental knee replacements: right-June 2014, left-Aug 2018
MTX, Humira, Cyclobenzaprine, plus Celebrex as needed
Supplements: Folic Acid, Vitamin A, Vitamin D, Calcium, Fish Oil, Culturelle probiotic, Melatonin (as needed)
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ElinAslanyan #279481 11/22/17 07:10 PM
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Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

Thank you Elin and all of SAA for your continued support of all of us who are continually searching for help, answers, and understanding.

To my fellow spondies, thank you all so much for being there for me and for each other as we go through this journey. It's been a blessing to have you all here to lean on when I'm perplexed, frustrated, happy, or whatever roller coaster of emotion I'm on at the moment. LOL.

I am so thankful for each one of you.


Beth
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Grateful for you and all you do, Elin, and thankful for SAA and all it does, grateful for the support and fellowship found among people with spondylitis. smile


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