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quizgeezer

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Has anyone heard any rumours about any signing dates in the UK ... having a collection of nearly 200 1st/1st's still awaiting a signature, I would be interested in any future dates.

And before anyone mentions it .... NO ... I won't be taking them all at once.

Iain Clover aka QuizGeezer
"Quizgeezer@aol.com"

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Tonyblack

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Sadly I think you can expect less signing tours. Not only the alzheimers, but Terry also suffers from R.S.I. that causes him a great deal of pain.

But check out the Transworld homepage HERE - there may be info of tours there. :)
 
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Tonyblack said:
Sadly I think you can expect less signing tours. Not only the alzheimers, but Terry also suffers from R.S.I. that causes him a great deal of pain.
R.S.I. ?? what is that? and :cry: :cry: :cry: I can understand that with my Graves/Fibromyalgia and complete top to bottom spine issues.
 
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You have Fybromyalgia? I have that too ... my sincerest sympathies to you hun! what is graves?

R S I - Repetitive Strain Injury, you get it if you use your hands a lot - eventually the pain is so intense you can't use them but it's not like arthritis. Knitters, writers, and secretaries tends to be the most mune to it. (Well you have immune!)
 
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OH!! Ick, I have that in both hands/wrists, I play guitar and used tools on robots and factory lines. Graves is when a part of your brain decides that the Thyroid is the enemy. It tends to run in families and is brought on by EXTREME STRESS. My stress over the topper was my apprenticeship in a "man's world". It sends out antibodies to try and kill the thyroid and the thyroid fights back by becoming "SUPER THYROID" making your metabolism run amok and the antibodies attack every part of you from head/hair to toenails.

I would not wish this disease on my worst enemy. He is Dead now, and i still would not wish it on him. I had a really bad doctor who did not diagnose me properly for over 11 years and by then I almost died. I had a heart attack and went to another doctor. He walked into the room and shouted "My God Woman, There's Something Wrong With Your Thyroid!!!" He asked why I didn't think something was wrong when I could eat whatever I wanted and not gain weight and my boobs got bigger. I said, and this is an exact quote..." I Thought It Was a Gift From God, You Fool!"

My eyes were bulging out of my head and had a goiter the size of a big sort of flattened out Peach on my neck. I was partially blind in both eyes and had to have about 25 hours of surgeries, 4 different ones to save my sight. If they had an olympics for the worlds largest eye muscles, the specialist said I would come in at First or second place in the world. Most people just die when they get to where I was. My Dad died from it.

I "should" be ok as long as I don't stress more than usual LOL and keep taking the proper meds at the exact same blasted times every single day for the rest of my life. "It is, what it is" and "you have to be able to laugh at yourself or you will just cry" are my new mottos.
 
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Yikes ... erm ... I have an underactive thyroid ... so definitely my sincerest sympathies. I am on 75grams of thyroxine everyday for the rest of my life too ... I hate my health issues but I am getting over my Agoraphobia though but I still have things wrong with me that won't go away.
 
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poohcarrot said:
Not sure about that first motto. o_O It's a bit like the "thankyou for being you"
And the second one's a bit too long.
:p :p :p

how about..." Oh No, not I, I Will Survive, As Long as I know How To Love, I Know I'll Stay Alive, 'Cause I've got All My life to Live, and I've got All My Love To Give, so I'll Survive, Oh I'll Survive.... I WILL SURVIVE!! "
 
Jul 27, 2008
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Three's company then I had mine taken out or most of it 20 odd years ago seriously overactive,I went down to 8 stone in weight I was told they take out more than they need just to make sure or it will grow back again,I have one the size of a teaspoon now,thyroid that is. :rolleyes: now on a very low dose 0.05msg daily,still get a little hyper but not a lot when stressed. :)
 

Polly

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i'm a fellow sufferer - was diagnosed 2 years ago after coming home from work and falling asleep on the sofa! - do you now how hard it is for some one with a bad memory to remember to take tablets !! o_O going to the doc's tomorrow morning for my blood tests to see how stable I am ...thyroid wise that is... :laugh:
 
Jul 27, 2008
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Polly said:
i'm a fellow sufferer - was diagnosed 2 years ago after coming home from work and falling asleep on the sofa! - do you now how hard it is for some one with a bad memory to remember to take tablets !! o_O going to the doc's tomorrow morning for my blood tests to see how stable I am ...thyroid wise that is... :laugh:
Glandular fever does that to you as well remember falling asleep sometimes at work
then I worked in a hospital in admin but it was a private one so I could not be treated there,that was before I had developed Hypothyroidism.
 
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Lady Vetinari said:
Sorry for that Polly ... me is thinking we should rename this Thyroid Anonymous!
LMAO yes, unfortunately, it is the MOST under/late diagnosed part of the body, they called it "The Trickster" by one med book article.
 
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Who's Wee Dug said:
Polly said:
i'm a fellow sufferer - was diagnosed 2 years ago after coming home from work and falling asleep on the sofa! - do you now how hard it is for some one with a bad memory to remember to take tablets !! o_O going to the doc's tomorrow morning for my blood tests to see how stable I am ...thyroid wise that is... :laugh:
Glandular fever does that to you as well remember falling asleep sometimes at work
then I worked in a hospital in admin but it was a private one so I could not be treated there,that was before I had developed Hypothyroidism.
I was having problems with not being able to wake up toward the end of my Pre-diagnosis. I had no idea why, and it was a great stress in all parts of my life. Most die of a Heart Attack or a Thyroid Storm induced coma. But... OH NO NOT I, I WILL SURVIVE, OH AS LONG AS I KNOW HOW TO LOVE, I KNOW I'LL STAY ALIVE!!! :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:
 
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They gave me a new drug/tablet to try, it prevented a heart attack can't remember what it was called now I was on a very high dose 80mills 2 four times a day side effect it caused you hair to thin and fall out on a such a high dose, possible heart attack or a full head of hair my hair is still there well a quite bit thinner on top still longish but still alive and kicking.
 

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