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5/22/17 3:06 P

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Kathy
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Start date: 10-01-2011
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2nd goal: lose 15 pounds, met on 11-08-2013
3rd goal: lose 5 pounds, met on 12-23-2013
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5/22/17 12:20 P

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emoticon for the welcome to this team. I wish you ladies many happy and healthy days ahead. God bless!

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5/21/17 11:23 P

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emoticon And welcome to the team

Kathy
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Start date: 10-01-2011
1st goal: lose 25 pounds, met on 02-20-2013
2nd goal: lose 15 pounds, met on 11-08-2013
3rd goal: lose 5 pounds, met on 12-23-2013
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5/21/17 9:00 P

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Welcome, Sugar. I have not been on this team for long myself. I joined it because I thought it would be good to be on a team where others understood those days when I can't do much of anything at all. Right now, the medicines are adjusted and working well so I am pretty active. My main focus is on the sleep problem team right now, as I think inadequate sleep has contributed to my weight and other problems.

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5/21/17 7:32 P

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Hi, I am new to this team, but not to spark. I decided to come back after being away for a long time. I need to lose weight but also have a lot of health issues to deal with. Thought I would try a few new teams. Wishing everyone many happier and healthier days ahead. God bless!

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5/12/17 2:20 P

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Didn't mean to offend you, Angel. We all have to find what we need and what we need may differ from time to time and also differ from what we want. Sometimes, too, people can not agree or "take the side" of a teammate though they do feel very supportive and make every effort to be helpful. The first time this happened to me while in spark, I was very upset initially, but then I sat back and tried to figure out exactly what the person who responded to me (or against me) meant, and discovered that some of it was on target, some of it had nothing to do with what I said, and some probably applied more to her situation than mine.

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5/12/17 11:39 A

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I'm sorry I said anything. Clearly, this isn't the group for me... I thought there would be more support from people with similar issues, not a "Trust the doctors!" remark. Thanks for clearing it up for me. Have a nice day.

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5/7/17 12:00 A

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Well said.
Research is okay but too many conditions with overlapping symptoms . Also rely on professions and tests.

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2nd goal: lose 15 pounds, met on 11-08-2013
3rd goal: lose 5 pounds, met on 12-23-2013
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5/6/17 7:23 A

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I agree with that. It is possible to do better than the doctors would through reading and self-diagnosis, but quite rare. The doctor needs to know all the symptoms that you are experiencing and from there, come up with tests that would rule various causes in or out. If you present the doctor with the rationale for your self-diagnosis, you will tend to emphasize symptoms that fit this diagnosis and omit "meaningless" or "unnoticed" other symptoms that could make a lot of difference. There is a thin line between seeking information or seeking verification from a doctor.

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5/5/17 11:52 P

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Hello Kryssie,
Sad to say, you gave me a giggle. My husband is always the one to talk about people self-diagnosing . Then if he is sick, he want me to google his symptoms before he goes to the doctor.
If I were you, I would find another doctor, and make sure he/she is willing to listen and test before you accept their ideas.

Kathy
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Start date: 10-01-2011
1st goal: lose 25 pounds, met on 02-20-2013
2nd goal: lose 15 pounds, met on 11-08-2013
3rd goal: lose 5 pounds, met on 12-23-2013
4th goal: lose 5 pounds, met on 02-02-2014


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5/5/17 4:29 P

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Hello, I'm Kryssie. I have recently discovered that I'm actually seronegative celiac. How did I come by this? The first time I was tested (and ever since), I test negative for ANAs. I also tested negative for Celiacs, via blood test; my inflammation markers, however, were off the charts. My doctor, at that time, figured I'd tested negative because I'd been testing a theory and had gone gluten free for a few weeks. Rather than make myself sick by consuming wheat, I just stayed gluten free until 2013 when I was in a car accident and couldn't work...which made that diet unaffordable, so I went back to a "normal" diet. In October 2014, I got hit with sudden, widespread pain and debilitating fatigue. Pretty sure it's some type of inflammatory arthritis...no diag, yet...and if it *is* RA, it's likely seronegative...

Anyway... I decided to go back to a Paleo/Primal/Keto type diet because I need to lose weight and I know that worked before, plus I felt better with that diet. Wouldn't you know it? I stopped eating grains and legumes and 75% of my pain went away... No more nausea, bloating, diarrhea/constipation... just...normalacy. I even finally identified the bumps on my hands as dermatitis herpetiformis from seeing pictures of it. I had no idea. I'm debating getting an actual *test* for it as a confirmation, simply because it would mean I'd have to make myself sick for 6 months in order to do the biopsy of the small intenstines...and, I really enjoy not being sick and in that much pain every day, so...likely not gonna. (So, please don't be upset that I've likely just self-diagnosed this condition...doctors haven't been listening to me for two years, so someone needed to do something).

Anyway! Hi! I used to be a powerlifter, but I'm pretty sure the inflammatory arthritis (if it isn't RA...which runs in my family and I have, like, just about every symptom for) has done enough that I don't think a return will happen. Which makes me sad. On the plus side, I'm working out at home, now, with my 10lb dumbbells and maybe...just maybe....I'll be able to upgrade those to 12lbs! We'll see. In the meantime, I'm going to enjoy the fact I'm not absolutely killing myself by eating incorrectly and encourage my mother (who has nearly identical symptoms to mine) to get tested for Celiac/Seronegative Celiac, since it does tend to run in families.

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5/5/17 12:41 A

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Welcome to the team. I think most of us have no energy spells. I do what I can do when I can. Then don't worry about the down time.
Best of luck.

Kathy
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Start date: 10-01-2011
1st goal: lose 25 pounds, met on 02-20-2013
2nd goal: lose 15 pounds, met on 11-08-2013
3rd goal: lose 5 pounds, met on 12-23-2013
4th goal: lose 5 pounds, met on 02-02-2014


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5/4/17 6:35 P

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My name is Julie and I joined Spark about 3 months ago due to inability to lose weight gained as a side effect of medication. I have two autoimmune conditions--Fuchs chronic Iritis and (a very mild case of) myasthenia gravis. I found out about this team from looking at the Spark Page of a teammate on a sleep team and think it might be helpful.

I have some difficulty with vision and the left eye, always swimming with "floaters" and appearing as if it really didn't belong with the rest of my face, is said to be in deteriorating condition now. This is not a current problem, as I can read and drive--TV or movie watching is OK if not for too long or too many hours a day.

The myasthenia is under control with medication so long as I don't get too much activity. How much is too much has been something that varies over time and sometimes I do too much and end up exhausted and in bed or chair for hours or days until energy returns. The neurologist has vetoed weights, and crunches and has recently OK'd aerobics, though I find so far that activities of gardening are about all I can manage right now.

In Spark my current focus is on getting more sleep. Most of my life I have slept only about 5 hours per night, but this is no longer working for me and between problems with restless leg syndrome and adjusting to use of a CPAP, I was having difficulty sleeping more. Since on the sleep team, however, I have increased the amount of sleep I get substantially and feel much better. I have also improved my activity level through doing several shorter periods of exertion rather than a long one. Tracking food has helped me lose 6 pounds.

Everything is going well for me now, and I am glad I am in Spark. I know that at any time I can have another spell of exhaustion, but hopefully these will be fewer and milder if I attain and maintain better health and habits.

If you want to know more about me, feel free to check out my spark page.

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4/1/17 2:40 A

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emoticon Dawn
emoticon To the team .
I can relate to the thyroid-exhaustion-and hands and feet going to sleep,tingling and burning. It is caused by peripheral neuropathy that goes hand and hand with the thyroid and stomach issues.
Hang in there, keep looking for answers and relief. But the main thing to help is to pray !!!

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Start date: 10-01-2011
1st goal: lose 25 pounds, met on 02-20-2013
2nd goal: lose 15 pounds, met on 11-08-2013
3rd goal: lose 5 pounds, met on 12-23-2013
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Hello everyone! Dawn here! I am a 40 year old single mom who lives with her parents. I have an associates in Office Systems and a BS in Religion and have started working on my MDiv. I love love love all things artsy! I enjoy reading, writing, painting (oil is my fav), creating stuff (anything really!), drawing, bullet journaling, and adult coloring books! I am a spark-people newbie....well, kind of. I have been on Spark-people before but never really stuck with it. But, I just need to get my health in check for REAL so I am back and I am soooooo going to do it this time!

So, I was in the hospital for awhile about a year and a half ago and it sucked! Everyone thought I was going to die but no one could figure out why. They were pumping full of all sorts of antibiotics and who knows what else. I don't remember my first week there. I was just sooooooo out of it. I don't think I even ate or went to the bathroom or anything for like ten days (including the days before i was at the hospital).....ugh! But, I obviously did start getting a bit better and I eventually got out. But, was never the same....

Before going to the hospital I was already having struggles with other things. I had been dealing with migraines for years. As matter of fact, that is how I ended up in the hospital for so long. I just thought I had a migraine but the pain just knocked me on my ass for like three days at home and my family was all like, "We gotta get this chick some help, this ain't normal." So to the ER they took me. So, that is the headache issues. There was also the GI issues....ugh! I was diagnosed with colitis before my hospital visit and put on Delzicol (still take it) and I also have a hiatal hernia. Before any of that I was struggling with Hypothyroidism and am still on Levo for that.

So, recently (as in the last 6 months) I have been sooooooooooo sleepy. I mean, more than sleepy....just washing the dishes exhausts me. I talked to my primary about it and he was all like, "You need to lose weight." Yeah, duh....like I didn't already know that! But I have been FAT for a freaking while now so WHY is it making me tired all of a sudden?

Then I started getting skin problems and he sent me to a derm. New doc took a biopsy and said the skin stuff was Sarcoids and sent me to a pulmanologist (I have been using inhalers already for a couple years.....didn't know why really.....just couldn't breath). Turns out i have Sarcoidosis in my lungs too. He scheduled me for an eye doc but I haven't been yet....my eyes are all jacked up...they pretty much bother me all the time so I know I probably need to get to an eye doc soon but I am just getting freaking tired of docs...UGH. Now my hands and feet are falling asleep for no freaking reason! UGH! And don't even get me started on what my sinuses are doing!

Now I am on 60mg predisone a day and that seriously SUCKS! Turns out it gives you the super-power of sweating out more liquids than you actually put in your body......oh yeah, and also makes you want to eat the whole world!!!!! AHHHHHHHHH!

So, that is my intro and my story.....sorry it is so long. It has been a rough year SO i guess I needed to vent. I am trying SOOOOOOOO hard to just keep living my life but it is like impossible these days....I can't even stay on my feet longer than an hour tops. I gotta start making some money but damn, I can hardly even keep up with what I have going on around the house.....and it is seriously not that much!

So, can any one here relate? If so please send me a private message so that I can start chatting with some people that understand what I am going through.

Be blessed!

~Dawn~


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Start date: 10-01-2011
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2nd goal: lose 15 pounds, met on 11-08-2013
3rd goal: lose 5 pounds, met on 12-23-2013
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Kathy
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Start date: 10-01-2011
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2nd goal: lose 15 pounds, met on 11-08-2013
3rd goal: lose 5 pounds, met on 12-23-2013
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Start date: 10-01-2011
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2nd goal: lose 15 pounds, met on 11-08-2013
3rd goal: lose 5 pounds, met on 12-23-2013
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2nd goal: lose 15 pounds, met on 11-08-2013
3rd goal: lose 5 pounds, met on 12-23-2013
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emoticon Hi!

Teams:
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1/16/17 12:50 A

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Wow, what a list of conditions. No wonder you feel like a pin cushion. I am sorry about your health. It seems to me that autoimmune comes in groups, not just having one of them.

Welcome to the team !!!
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2nd goal: lose 15 pounds, met on 11-08-2013
3rd goal: lose 5 pounds, met on 12-23-2013
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Hello everyone! I'm new here to Sparkpeople. Been logging for a couple days. Thought it was time to check out some SparkTeams and join. I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia & Rheumatoid Arthritis in November 2015. I was diagnosed with Mixed Connective Tissue Disease in January 2016. Then in June of 2016 I was diagnosed with Lupus. I'm still learning about all my autoimmune diseases and the do's and don'ts. Is it normal to feel like a pin cushion when it's time to visit the ER? I've had so many chest xrays and MRI's. I find myself asking, "why me" and pissed at my body for not being able to perform tasks I was once able to do. Sometimes I'm bed bound and if any of my friends want to see me and go out they have to push me around in my wheel chair. This makes me feel like I'm a burden to them. Oh there's so much brain fog, I'm surprised I was able to write this without being distracted. Thank you all. 🙋

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3rd goal: lose 5 pounds, met on 12-23-2013
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2nd goal: lose 15 pounds, met on 11-08-2013
3rd goal: lose 5 pounds, met on 12-23-2013
4th goal: lose 5 pounds, met on 02-02-2014


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Try staying with us and look for motivational exercise teams
I feel for you with the shingles. I had a moderate case in February and it was a pain. Others that I know had really bad cases that made me cry when they talked about it.
Welcome to the team

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3rd goal: lose 5 pounds, met on 12-23-2013
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Hello,

My name is Joanne. I do not know if I belong in this group but it is the only one that seems to come close to fitting the bill for me and I have searched for a long while this evening. I have been away from Spark People for over a year because I had reached my goals and felt I had achieved a healthy lifestyle. Also, I felt that it was taking me too long to track my food and such.

However, since I have gotten the shingles three weeks ago I have been having a harder time sticking to exercise and I want to go back to being active. So here I am, I hope I am in the right place. If not, please tell me of another group that I might go to.

Joanne

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Welcome to the team. I hope they figure out your diagnosis and get you some relief.

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Hi everyone, I'm new to the group. My name is Bonnie. I have Hypermobility Syndrome, which I don't believe is auto-immune but there are some things that can tie into it that are, and I tested positive for auto-immune disorder ever since I was a teenager. No diagnosis yet but I'm personally leaning towards Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome-Hypermobility Type. It seems to tie into a lot of my symptoms so maybe in the future I'll get some answers but for now, I just wanted to be a part of a group that could understand where I'm coming from!

My joints being hyper mobile causes me pain, but not just in the joint, it often makes my muscles hurt and I feel like my bones as well, it's hard to explain. I never quite get the answers I need from doctors, even when they're supportive and try to figure out what's going on. It's frustrating.

As most of us know, there are good days and there are bad days. I always feel some level of tired but there are days where I just feel overwhelmingly tired and need to sleep a lot, or even foggy sometimes. I'm almost always in pain in at least a couple joints, if not most of them, but usually it's at a level where I can ignore it unless there is some kind of irritation/injury/etc. going on and then it's difficult to ignore and wears on me mentally.

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Hi Everyone
Sorry, I accidentally started a new thread (titled Alopecia Areata) instead of posting my introduction here in this thread.
I've already described my medical reason for joining this group in the new thread, so here may I just add that I am an English teacher and English examiner, Australian but live in Greece with a husband, teenage son, cat, dog and two canaries. If anyone in this group is in Greece I would love to hear from you, perhaps we could share tips on where to find ingredients. Gluten-free is relatively easy to find now in Greece, but I was met with blank looks when trying to buy arrowroot!
Good luck to everyone here

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Start date: 10-01-2011
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3rd goal: lose 5 pounds, met on 12-23-2013
4th goal: lose 5 pounds, met on 02-02-2014


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2nd goal: lose 15 pounds, met on 11-08-2013
3rd goal: lose 5 pounds, met on 12-23-2013
4th goal: lose 5 pounds, met on 02-02-2014


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Start date: 10-01-2011
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2nd goal: lose 15 pounds, met on 11-08-2013
3rd goal: lose 5 pounds, met on 12-23-2013
4th goal: lose 5 pounds, met on 02-02-2014


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Start date: 10-01-2011
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2nd goal: lose 15 pounds, met on 11-08-2013
3rd goal: lose 5 pounds, met on 12-23-2013
4th goal: lose 5 pounds, met on 02-02-2014


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Start date: 10-01-2011
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Has anyone got some Challenges that they would like to share for the month of August?
In a couple of my teams there will be a "back to basics" approach
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Thanks so much. Nice to meet you as well.

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2nd goal: lose 15 pounds, met on 11-08-2013
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Hi all, I am new to the team. I just joined SP yesterday and found this group. I have Fibromyalgia, CFS, diabetes, and other health issues. I am here to lose weight and hopefully find ways to deal with my illnesses. I hope to be motivated and well as motivating. I look forward to getting to know you all. emoticon

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Start date: 10-01-2011
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Start date: 10-01-2011
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3rd goal: lose 5 pounds, met on 12-23-2013
4th goal: lose 5 pounds, met on 02-02-2014


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2nd goal: lose 15 pounds, met on 11-08-2013
3rd goal: lose 5 pounds, met on 12-23-2013
4th goal: lose 5 pounds, met on 02-02-2014


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Start date: 10-01-2011
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2nd goal: lose 15 pounds, met on 11-08-2013
3rd goal: lose 5 pounds, met on 12-23-2013
4th goal: lose 5 pounds, met on 02-02-2014


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Start date: 10-01-2011
1st goal: lose 25 pounds, met on 02-20-2013
2nd goal: lose 15 pounds, met on 11-08-2013
3rd goal: lose 5 pounds, met on 12-23-2013
4th goal: lose 5 pounds, met on 02-02-2014


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Hello everyone. This is my first team I have joined. I've been sparking since January and love this site. I think this team will be a great fit for me because I have multiple autoimmune conditions, including Lupus, Fibro, Sjogren's, and AIH, As I am sure you all know, these can make it very hard or impossible at times to do physical fitness, so it will be nice to be part of a team that will understand when I have days that I am hardly able to do anything and know that you are supportive as I will be supportive for you too

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