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  • In The Valley Of Pain Health & Wellness
  • This group was created to support those who suffer from chronic and painful physical ailments, such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and fibromyalgia. We are here to listen to each other, share experiences, talk about remedies that have help us, a...  more
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In The Valley Of Pain

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  • Leslie McLea
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    Leslie McLea: Now I know some will not like this post, but in reality, one must look at all the options one has when one is taking Opioids. At any time, these can be pulled from you. What are you going to do? I do not know all there is to know about medical marijuana, ...  more
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    Leslie McLea: Needing a hug like this badly.
    • Thu at 4:28 AM
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    Leslie McLea: IT is so important for those with chronic pain to pay attention to the weather. Think hard about going out in it. The cold makes you walk slower, your joints hurt more. Your coordination is not as it is on a warmer day. This could make slipping on ice eas...  more
    Hypothermia|Winter Weather
    • Thu at 4:10 AM
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    Leslie McLea:
    World's First Water Park For People With Disabilities Aims to Be Inclusive
    • Wed at 1:24 PM
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    Leslie McLea:
    10 Things That can Surprised You About Fibromyalgia. #8 is Quite Strange | US Pain Clinic
    • Wed at 7:25 AM
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    Leslie McLea:
    Doubting Myself and My Symptoms With Fibromyalgia | The Mighty
    • Wed at 7:18 AM
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  • Leslie McLea
    Leslie McLea: Matthew 5:14-16 “You are the light of the world. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.
    In these verses Jesus describes our function as God’s people. In one word it is influence. When we ...  more
    • Wed at 4:38 AM
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    Leslie McLea:
    33 Surprising Symptoms Of Fibromyalgia. Some Of Them We Never Notice | Health Times
    • Mon at 2:04 PM
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    Leslie McLea: Be sober and vigilant; your enemy, the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour. 1 Peter 5:8
    In dealing with this enemy, God’s children must be alert. We need to put on the whole armour of God,” and thus we can “be strong in the L...  more
    • Mon at 4:31 AM
  • Leslie McLea
    Leslie McLea: Being strong does not mean being without compassion!
    • Mon at 4:25 AM
  • Leslie McLea
    Leslie McLea: Awesome Christmas Message. 
    The Promise
    • December 10
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    Struggling With Chronic Pain During Winter | The Mighty
    • December 10
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    Grieving My Old Self After Chronic Illness Changed Me | The Mighty
    • December 9
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      Tracy Carroll "maybe I'll just be 'different' " is what I've told myself a million times & it breaks my heart b/c I didn't think anything was wrong with the 'old' me. Love you Sister
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    Leslie McLea: Ever wonder why I change my group images so often, or maybe you have not even noticed. Any way, there are days I feel so bad that I need reminders of pretty photos, or bear hugs, sometimes just a color change changes the way your heart feels. And when you...  more
    • December 9
  • Leslie McLea
    Leslie McLea: I really needed to hear this one this morning. 
    • December 9
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    • December 8
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    Leslie McLea: For us here in Roanoke, Va
    Early winter blast to bring one-two punch of snow and cold to...
    • December 8
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    • December 7
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    The 10 Best Foods to Eat If You Have Arthritis
    • December 7
  • Leslie McLea
    Leslie McLea: Not for just those with Fibro, but for any who live with chronic pain. It is a constant push. I just folded 1/4 of a load of clean towels and I am wiped. I did do a few other things before that. I need a nap to let the pain pill do its thing. Asher is cle...  more
    • December 7
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    Leslie McLea:
    Six Tips for Treasuring the Holidays with Chronic Illness
    • December 7
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    Leslie McLea:
    What Helps Me Participate in the Holiday Season With Chronic Pain | The Mighty
    • December 7
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    • December 7
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    • December 7
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    Homeless for the holidays | VirginiaFirst | WFXR and WWCW
    • December 7
  • Leslie McLea
    Leslie McLea: Remember to pray for the homeless, many will die as they find no shelter from the cold. God knows how they got their, He knows what they need, He is there with them as they sleep on the streets or on a bench. The greatest gift we can give them is to remem...  more
    • December 7
  • Leslie McLea
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    10 Signs of B12 Deficiency in Women | ActiveBeat
    • December 7
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      Tracy Carroll WOW!!! What an eye opener! I have almost ALL 10 signs of this!!! As you know, I don't eat meat & in recent months, I haven't been able to afford my vitamins or B-12 supplements & now knowing all of these signs/symptoms I HAVE to find a way to purchase ...  more
    • Leslie McLea
      Leslie McLea I totally get it. Did you get the heating assistance? if you did when they pay it, can you use the money that you would have paid it with to get the supplements? That is what I do, I recyle the money. I have not heard yet wether or not I got the heat asst...  more
      • December 7
    • Leslie McLea
      Tracy Carroll I'm not a hundred percent certain if I've been approved yet for the heating asst., but, I'm pretty sure I will be. Like you, they told me the end of December. I've been buying my vitamins & supplements from Walmart b/c I don't have a checking acct or any...  more
    • Leslie McLea
      Leslie McLea I understand. There are so many adjustments one has to make when one is alone and on their own. Hugs to you sweet sister. I checked into the bus thing the other day, I could buy a pass for $96.00 for the year, but if you don't use it you lose it. And I wa...  more
  • Leslie McLea
    Leslie McLea: This is one of Ashers complaints, he is worn out after a shower. 
    • December 6
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    Leslie McLea:
    Disabled forced to wait years for benefits - Washington Times
    • December 6