“ Diane, I would be glad to help out with stuff you need done. ”
— Saunia C. on Jan 26, 2015.
“ Great. It is nice having the opportunity to talk with other people in similar medical situation(s), chronic pain, and often financial burden that comes with it all. And good to laugh and have some joy come out of what can and often is a dark place. ”
— Beverly E. on Dec 15, 2014.
“ Great group of individuals that are friends, helpful and give you a sense of belonging. I am learned a great deal from this group and it&#039;s been wonderful having people who understand what you are going through because they are too. ”
— Dona M. on Nov 14, 2014.
“ Hoping to join you in November at your new spot. I came to a few meetings in 2013. Have been progressively worse since 2013. Anyway, its reassuring to know that support is a few miles away.I'm in Peoria so will go to the North Valley group. Looking forward to meet and support. ”
— Shelley M. on Oct 4, 2014.
“ I am happy to be part of this group! Nice people who have a wealth of helpful information to share, ”
— Junette B. on Jun 29, 2014.
“ Wonderful people. Thank you for the welcome. ”
— Kim T. on May 21, 2014.
“ Great! ”
— Rosalie R. on May 19, 2014.
“ I can't wait till the next one. ”
— Debra on Apr 6, 2014.
“ You are going to do a great job, Deena! ”
— Donna-Lee K. on Apr 2, 2014.
“ I have felt SO welcomed by this group :-). I appreciate how the conversations flow and when you leave you feel more energized in your spirit at least! Some groups you feel almost depressed after, BUT W/THIS ONE, it is fun socialization combined with support. And the new chat feature every Thurs. PM starting at 7:00 is so great too that has just been added. I will continue to be a part of this group! <3 Kristina DesJardins & service dog Patriot ”
— Kristina D. on Mar 27, 2014.
“ A wonderful home for people who need support/friendship. Its nice to be able to talk to people who completely understand what I'm going thru and don't judge and think I'm too CRAZY! ”
— joelle on Feb 7, 2014.
“ I love this group and am glad I found them. We all seem to have different versions of Fibromyalgia or don&#039;t even have Fibromyalgia, but we all understand each other and help each other :) ”
— Angela H on Feb 2, 2014.
“ It was really nice to meet so many of you at the coffee group this morning! Thanks for listening, I was having a really hard time this week and just talking with some of you helped me put things in perspective. See you next time! ”
— Carolyn on Jan 24, 2014.
“ A fun, kind group of people ”
— Kelley on Jan 3, 2014.
“ Thanks everyone! I felt so encouraged by meeting you all. God bless you and hope to see you soon! ”
— Mary B. on Dec 5, 2013.
“ Excellent group. Interactive members and great leader. ”
— Sidne T. on Dec 2, 2013.
“ A nice and welcoming group! (and the pets too!) ”
— Kim R. on Nov 27, 2013.
“ It's a great place to meet people and to learn some news ways of coping! ”
— Kristi on Nov 1, 2013.
“ Everyone is very understanding and supportive in this group. It is wonderful to be among people that are also suffering from the same illness. You often feel so alone with this illness, and do not have a lot of support from your friends and family. They simply do not any true compression about our illness. Attending this support group, allows you to be among those that understand. ”
— Ewa on Oct 25, 2013.
“ Awesome! ”
— GinMarie on Oct 25, 2013.
“ Good group with lots of information. Leader keeps meeting moving without being rude. ”
— Ken C. on Aug 9, 2013.
“ This is a very interested group of individuals that are searching to find answers for their conditions. A wonderful leader in Diane Kennelly. ”
— Kenneth F. Muhich D. on Aug 5, 2013.
“ This was a great meeting for anyone suffering from this affliction. The leader, Diane is very well prepared to host this kind of thing. ”
— Casey Q. on Aug 2, 2013.
“ Had a great meeting. Only 4 of us but we shared some good info and started getting to know each other. I was 1 of 2 new people at the meeting. Had a wonderful time! ”
— Bruce P. on Jul 17, 2013.
“ I so grateful that I found this group! Everyone was so nice and welcoming to me. Thanks, for making me feel comfortable. Diane, thank you for all the valuable information and handouts to read. That will be so helpful! ”
— stacey on May 24, 2013.
“ Diane is a well prepared organizer. I have many, many handouts to read over and share with my spouse to educate him with what it is that I have to "deal" with daily. No, a simple aspirin will not take the pain and feeling of worthlessness away. My pain is not your pain...it is very different. Thank you Diane for all the literature. Thank you to Wayne for making me feel very accepted. I wasn't sure what to expect...and Wayne made it much easier. ”
— Fleurde-Lee on Apr 26, 2013.
“ good tosee everyone that came out too bad you all misses a great time ”
— sharihinden on Feb 3, 2013.
“ Since I lived far West, I will only be attending the New North Support Group. Please come to this group and keep it going. ”
— Arlene D. C. on Jan 8, 2013.
“ The group seemed supportive of each other. A meetup of this kind is necessary for those of us with pain. ”
— Brian on Jan 5, 2013.
“ Fantastic group ”
— Celeste C. on Dec 20, 2012.
“ Thx for having all the info packets! ”
— Cher on Dec 3, 2012.
“ helpful to find others in my same situation and to get info and support. ”
— Molly S. on Nov 30, 2012.
“ Excellent: info, caring, compassion and people. Highly recommend ”
— Cindy K on Nov 9, 2012.
“ LOTS OF INFORMATION ~ NOW JUST TO RETAIN IT ALL! ”
— DEBBIE on Sep 26, 2012.
“ They have been more than generous in not drumming me out of the group over my pain issues and my not showing up!! Diane offers a lot of good information as well. She's great. ”
— HARRIET H. on Sep 7, 2012.
“ LOVE UM! ”
— Mary B. on Jul 16, 2012.
“ I would like to see us focus more on education. ”
— Diane P. on Jun 15, 2012.
“ AWSOME!!!!!!!!!! ”
— Kathy M. on May 11, 2012.
“ Because of conflicts, I miss the regular meetings, but the pie day and other events are wonderful. It's really good to be with people who understand and can be supportive of each other. ”
— jodi on Apr 6, 2012.
“ Looking forward to meeting up with them! ”
— Karen R. on Feb 16, 2012.
“ Our meetup group is just plain simply people, happy, loving and accepting of who we are. It's a wonderful place to exchange new information and give support to others like ourselves. It is such a benefit to belong. ”
— Joann D. on Nov 19, 2011.
“ I like these meetings alot it does help me get through week to week. ”
— WAYNE on Jul 9, 2011.
“ Very helpful and supportive so thankful to have this group! ”
— Laurie F on Jul 8, 2011.
“ it's done me a world of good, we just don't focus on health issues, we get together and have fun!!!! ”
— Kim on Mar 25, 2011.
“ thx for the depression kit! super cute ”
— jennifer w. on Mar 10, 2011.
“ It is good news!!!! I think of it as a place to go and share with those who truly understand and hopefully help others feel understood and encouraged as they live life with the fibro , though the fibro, and in spite of the fibro. ”
— Deena S. on Dec 14, 2010.
“ I am glad it is available. ”
— Lisa W on Aug 13, 2010.
“ Awesome! ”
— Chris M. on Aug 7, 2010.
“ It's a good group from which to receive information on resources regarding Fibromyalgia, CFS, related conditions, etc. Today the coffee shop was not as noisy. It is situated in a very nice part of town and has a nice, homey feel. ”
— Anita R. on Aug 7, 2010.
“ If you are seeking a true support group here it is. If you want information here it is. ”
— Erin on Jun 12, 2010.
“ a very rewarding experience for people with fibro. A great place to meet people with similar problems. A place to share information. ”
— Judy and G. on Jun 10, 2010.
“ What a great bunch of people just wanting to feel there are others dealing with the same issues, FMS and CFS can be very lonely conditions...these people give you a feeling of hope!!!! ”
— Larry H. on Apr 8, 2010.