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Mind Body Science Article -   This morning on FaceBook the following article was in my posts.   It is from Living Smarter with Fibromyalgia (however I believe the article is informative to all)  and the Mind Body connection.   Thought it worth passing along.  Click Loretta Apr 8, 2015 1:29 PM
Saturday May 9th - Weekend Support Group -   Hello,Our next weekend support group meeting will be on Saturday May 9th. Many have indicated that weekdays don't work out well due to work, family schedules, transportation.  And that a weekend group would be welcomed. We h Loretta Apr 3, 2015 5:29 PM
Meetup details changed: Returning to Cherry Blossom Wellness Center - Hello, Due to policy changes at the Retirement Village they are no longer able to offer their community room.  Until we can find a location that is in the same area, with convenient parking and is quiet and friend and budget friendly we will r Loretta Mar 4, 2015 9:14 AM
Professor Kohn Interview Update -   Good morning, Happy Sunday!   Thank you again for all those who offered to be interviewed by Dr. Kohn regarding the curriculum being created. Professor Kohn called me yesterday, he and his wife had a family emergen Loretta Feb 15, 2015 11:58 AM
Professor Kohn -   To those who offered to participate in an interview with Professor Kohn,  I have not had a follow up from him since early week. So I am planning today for filming is a non event. Thank you again to those offering to partici Loretta Feb 13, 2015 1:04 PM
Update -   Good morning, Each of you are so important to each other and bring so much to the group. Because we have so many attending tomorrow, have contacted Kristen that we won't have time for her Skype introduction. Her disse Loretta Feb 9, 2015 11:14 AM
Please take a moment ... -   Thank you to everyone who offered to participate in the interview with Prof. Kohn. I have passed along your name an contact information.  If there were specific questions about the process, I included those so that Prof. Kohn can f Loretta Feb 8, 2015 9:05 AM
Please Read, your valuable input needed. - Hello, I received and email from Professor Art Kohn:    Please let me know as soon as possible if you would like to participate. To make it easy, I am asking that they film here at the conference room in my off Loretta Feb 5, 2015 5:39 PM
Input Please... - Good morning and Happy Monday! We had our first meeting at the CherryWood Retirement Center Location. Parking was a bit challenging. The next day when I went by at the 1pm time, there was only 3-4 cars in the lot. No way to tell from day to day. Loretta Jan 19, 2015 12:11 PM
Details of the details for our new location -   What a beautiful morning it turned out to be! For our meeting next Tuesday,  there is some parking in the lot, and then there is parking on the street. We enter the building at the main address 1417 SE 107th address, where i Loretta Jan 7, 2015 9:58 AM
Interesting YouTube on Fatigue -   Came across this YouTube video on Fatigue, by Dr. Teitlebaum .  Dr. caught my attention when he said one of his goals (as we have shared in many of our meetings is one of ours) is to have Doctors, Energy Workers, Chiropractors  build a ne Loretta Dec 27, 2014 8:38 PM
Holiday Wishes and a little gift too! -   Hi there! A week from today is Christmas.  Yikes! Stores are busier, traffic is crazier, people are crabbier. We may feel a bit or a bunch  "tireder", and "achier" as we navigate or "slog" thru shopping, gatherings, Loretta Dec 18, 2014 3:43 PM
New News -   Good morning, For those who were not able to join us this past Tuesday, attached is an audio recording of Dr. Pepel's visit.   It is "uncut" so will have background noises, just as if you had been sitting in the room with us.  Th Loretta Dec 11, 2014 8:37 AM
Parking today - Yikes...must be busy client day today....feel free to park on the downward ramp behind the building, around the fence between the office parking lot and the apts.  I am so sorry for the inconvenience. Loretta Dec 9, 2014 12:19 PM
Please Read -     Hello, There are many people right now building their own business on products that for some may be helpful and for others are not.   Some of these people may also be using support groups as a place to find potential Loretta Dec 2, 2014 1:07 PM
Link to the movie in Guy's message is below - Lunch today sounds like it was great!  So glad so many of you visited together. Guy posted a message about the Origins Film.  (Thank you Guy!) I reposted it here, and linked the Origins website. From Guy's post : Loretta Nov 25, 2014 8:48 PM
Case of the registration sheet's attack by the Foggy Brain Syndrome. -   Your help is needed. We believe that the sheet of paper which held the names of those interested in the class that Amber Rose and Julia Shannon are offering on December 1, 3, 5, has been attacked by a case of the Foggy Brain Syndrom Loretta Nov 24, 2014 7:51 PM
Self Awareness and Empowerment Workshop - Hello..did not want anyone to miss this offer from Julia and Amber Rose. From Amber Rose... "Thank you all for being at the meeting! Julia Shannon, the guest speaker last month and I (Amber Rose) are putting on a workshop together: "Self Aware Loretta Nov 13, 2014 5:16 PM
The Five Steps from OW to Wow! - [masked] Hello! Did you get snow at your house?  I live in Vancouver and snow began making its presence known late this morning.   There is something for me very peaceful about watching it fall.  My thoughts and prayers for safe t Loretta Nov 13, 2014 4:54 PM
Correction -   Name of the journal is Northwest Connexion.   So sorry for the typo. Loretta Nov 10, 2014 6:37 PM
Gluten, Depression, Injury Shock, Oh My! -   Hello, Looking forward to seeing so many of you tomorrow :) I happened to pick up the current November/December issue of "New Creation" and wanted to share it with you.  Loretta Nov 10, 2014 6:32 PM
My gift to you! -   If you were unable to make yesterday's relaxation, a copy of the session is on our East County Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue, Chronic Pain Facebook Page. And a copy is attached here. Loretta Oct 30, 2014 4:57 PM
Re: [greshamfibro] Questions for the Doctor - Please click on this link. &nb Jean D Oct 19, 2014 10:01 PM
Re: [greshamfibro] Questions for the Doctor - Thx Jean..what time plz? On Oct 17,[masked]:24 PM, "Jean D" < [address removed] > wrote: maria Oct 19, 2014 9:43 PM
Re: [greshamfibro] Questions for the Doctor - I am terrible at committing, I never know how I'm going to feel that day, and whether I'll be able to make it. But I would love to ,and hopefully w Denise M. Oct 17, 2014 7:26 PM
Re: [greshamfibro] Questions for the Doctor - Tuesday December 9th. On Oct 17,[masked]:19 PM, "maria" < [address removed] > wrote: Jean D Oct 17, 2014 6:24 PM
Re: [greshamfibro] Questions for the Doctor - When is she speaking? On Oct 17,[masked]:41 PM, "Jean D" < [address removed] > wrote: maria Oct 17, 2014 6:18 PM
Questions for the Doctor - If you have questions for December's guest speaker who is an MD and ND, please email your questions in advance to Loretta.  Thanks. -J Jean D Oct 17, 2014 5:41 PM
MDs who incorporate Natural Medicine - Hello, Some have asked about Drs. who are MD's with a natural health background, preferably in East County. Did a bit of research and found: Dr. Pepel who is both a MD as well as a ND Her Yelp page indicates she makes ho Loretta Oct 16, 2014 3:19 PM
Re: [greshamfibro] Foggy Brain and sign in sheet - I think I saw it on the table in your office. On Oct 14,[masked]:04 PM, "Loretta" < [address removed] > wrote: Jean D Oct 14, 2014 5:31 PM
Reiki -   Many of you have asked me what Reiki is, what is it like? Wanted to share this YouTube that may help explain it a bit. We are made up energy and Reiki mo Loretta Oct 14, 2014 5:16 PM
Foggy Brain and sign in sheet -   Hello, I know I am tired, and I know that when I am tired even doing one thing at a time can have its memory challenges....Does anyone who attended today's meeting happen to see what I did with the sign in sheet? Hugs, Loretta Oct 14, 2014 5:03 PM
Today -   Looking forward to seeing as many as possible this afternoon If you would like, ple Loretta Oct 14, 2014 10:22 AM
October 14 meeting update -   Hello and how are you? I wonder if perhaps you may be feeling the weather changes too?  If my  body is  trying to communicate how it feels, I would say it is very loud and clear about not liking it very well. Many in our Loretta Sep 30, 2014 11:52 AM
r. Bruce Gillis: Unique Immunology Patterns in Fibromyalgia 08/18 by Sharing knowledge from experts | Health Podcasts - Blog Talk interview with Dr. Bruce Gillis research at Harvard regarding blood marker test that they hope will help in diagnosing Fibromyalgia . Loretta Sep 18, 2014 2:08 PM
Information OFFER Utah Organization for Fibromyalgia an Fatique Syndrome -     Good morning!   This information came across on my Facebook page this morning. "Sharing information with patients at the OFFER patient conference today in Salt Lake City. Dr. Alan Light said research shows Loretta Sep 14, 2014 9:36 AM
Name Change...your help please - Hello, I have submitted a name change to MeetUp to  The East Portland Fibromyalgia, Chronic Pain, Chronic Fatigue Support Group. I will keep you posted. When approved, if you could go into the Meetup Site and open our page,  Loretta Aug 27, 2014 12:50 PM
Your Thoughts Please :) - Good morning and Happy Thursday! Sorry to have missed our last meeting.  Did though have a wonderful time with my siblings and we created some wonderful memories.   Have a couple of questions and your input is sincerely apprec Loretta Aug 21, 2014 11:15 AM
Art Supplies - We will do some art therapy as part of this meet up on Tuesday.  If you have these items, please  bring them: Something to draw on like a clipboard pencils erasers Jean D Aug 11, 2014 1:42 PM
Tuesday Meeting - Good morning, How wonderful to see how many plan to come on Tuesday! Please feel free to bring cushions, pillows, blankets to sit or lie on the floor, or bring your own lawn chair that you may feel more comfortable sitting in. I Loretta Aug 7, 2014 8:01 AM
Today -   What a beautiful day!   Hope you will be able to join us this afternoon.   As the weather is absolutely gorgeous, we will still meet here at Cherry Blossom Wellness and Professional Building 10424 SE Cherry Blossom Drive, Loretta May 13, 2014 10:20 AM
New Location Reminder -   Wow another morning of sun!   Love it, Love it, Love it! Quick reminder of our new meeting location.   We are still meeting today, at 1pm, new location 10424 SE Cherry Blossom Drive  (102nd becomes Cherry Loretta Apr 8, 2014 8:49 AM
OO0PS Mtg is the 8th not the 9th! - Cor rection to my earlier email   We meet next Tuesday the 8th (not the Loretta Apr 2, 2014 12:43 PM
New meeting location - Good morning! It is to be a bit warmer and drier today, yahoo!  That is usually a "good thing" for how our body feels  Loretta Apr 2, 2014 7:24 AM
New meeting location - Good morning! It is to be a bit warmer and drier today, yahoo!  That is usually a "good thing" for how our body feels  Loretta Apr 2, 2014 7:24 AM
New meeting location - Good morning! It is to be a bit warmer and drier today, yahoo!  That is usually a "good thing" for how our body feels  Loretta Apr 2, 2014 7:24 AM
New meeting location - Good morning! It is to be a bit warmer and drier today, yahoo!  That is usually a "good thing" for how our body feels  Loretta Apr 2, 2014 7:23 AM
Info on Patient Focused Drug Development for Fibromyalgia -   Public Meeting on Fibromyalgia Patient-Focused Drug Development On  March 26, 2014, FDA is conducting a public meeting on Patient-Focused Drug Development for fibromyalgia. FDA is interested in obtaining patient input on the impact Loretta Mar 7, 2014 2:36 PM
Jeanne Shultz Guest Speaker Tuesday's Meeting - Hello everyone, Staying warm and toasty I hope. Some of you may have had the pleasure of meeting Jeanne at our meeting I believe it was in November or December. Jeanne offered to do a cooking demo and of foods that are healthy. Loretta Feb 6, 2014 1:33 PM
Happy Thursday! - What a beautiful sunny day! Love days like today. Our Tuesday afternoon meetup is going well, if you have not had a chance to join us, we would love to see you in February or even next Tuesday.   Those who attended the Loretta Jan 23, 2014 4:39 PM
Meet up date change -   I have taken off the calendar the Friday night meetup dates.   Please let me know if they are still appearing when you check the calendar. Loretta Nov 7, 2013 1:36 PM
No meet up this Friday.....moved to Tuesday at 1pm -   Just a reminder to everyone...our meetup is now on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 1pm to 2:30 here at Gresham Wellness Center.     We are no longer meeting on Friday evenings. By the end of the week for most fatigue is at Loretta Nov 7, 2013 1:13 PM
Meetup Series Cancelled: The Gresham Area Fibromyalgia, Chronic Pain/Fatigue Meetup Monthly Meetup - Just a reminder that the support group is moving from the 2nd Friday of the month to the 2nd Tuesday of the month. And moving from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm to 1pm to 2:30 pm. We continue to meet at the Gresham Wellness Center. If you Loretta Sep 16, 2013 10:34 AM
Important info....Meeting Date and Time Change - Happy Monday! Friday night's meeting was good, if you were not able to join us this month, perhaps we will see you next month.    Amber Spears, Holistic Nutrition Coach, provided so many wonderful nutrition tips that were easy as well as econ Loretta Sep 16, 2013 10:19 AM
Our Guest This Friday -   Hello and Happy Monday! Excited to share that this Friday our guest is Amber Spears, who is a Holistic Nutrition Counselor/Guide as well as Yoga instructor, knitter,  event planner, etc. etc.    Amber will be sharing some tips fo Loretta Sep 9, 2013 12:25 PM
Have a question...would love to hear your thoughts. -   Hello and Happy August Summer Day! Have a question for the group as to if you would like to continue with our meetings on the second Friday evening of each month, or if you would prefer our gathering be during the afternoon one day a Loretta Aug 21, 2013 12:08 PM
This Friday - Hello and Happy Tuesday to All!   Sending along a gentle reminder that this Friday is our meeting, from 6:30-8:30.   We have a new member, Francis, who in addition to being a massage therapist, also practices Loretta Jul 9, 2013 1:30 PM
Looking forward to seeing you this evening! -   Happy Friday and Happy Flag Day!   June seems to be flying by.    Wanted to send along a quick reminder that we are meeting this evening from 6:30-8:30.    Looking forward to seeing YOU ! Loretta Jun 14, 2013 9:30 AM
Dr. Lipton update -   Hello!   Wanted to take a moment and pass along information from an email I received this afternoon from Dr. Lipton.   For those whose insurance covers Legacy this may be a wonderful opportunity to have Dr. Lipton be your Loretta May 14, 2013 3:26 PM
This and That - Happy Sun Shiny Tuesday!   Looking forward to seeing as many of you as possible this Friday evening!  Geri Horning will be our guest speaker regarding navigating Social Security for Disability filing, including updates re: fibromyalgi Loretta May 7, 2013 3:28 PM
Guest Speaker for May 10th monthly meeting - Good morning!   Hope you have been able to enjoy the moments of sunshine we were blessed with yesterday. Often during our meetings or in emails there has been expressed the frustrations, concerns, what ifs, questions want to as Loretta Apr 16, 2013 9:53 AM
Coffee Hour suspended for now -     Hello!   Due to scheduling conflicts on my part, for now Coffee Hour is suspended.  The next scheduled Coffee was to occur on Thursday, April 18,[masked]:00 PM.   Please update your plans accordingly. If Loretta Apr 11, 2013 2:16 PM
A gentle reminder...we meet tomorrow evening - This came across my email and thought it provides some great conversation starters for tomorrow evening. New post on  FibroModem Loretta Apr 11, 2013 10:52 AM
This awareness Angel is there no matter what your concern.... - Loretta Apr 2, 2013 2:11 PM
April 6th Save the Date and Sharing an Article I just received from - Loretta Mar 13, 2013 8:17 AM
Believe it or not..... -   Hello and Happy Monday...   Believe it our not this Friday is the second Friday of February and our meeting nite. Looking forward to seeing everyone and catching up.   We also have a special guest. Loretta Feb 4, 2013 4:27 PM
December 14th Meeting -   Happy Tuesday to each of you! Hope you are finding your winter rhythm.   The darker days, colder, damper weather is usually not what we term "friendly" to our body, mind and/or spirits.   Do take time for you, to r Loretta Dec 4, 2012 11:33 AM
This Friday reminder -   Hope things are going well, or as well as well can be for each and every one of you! This Friday's meeting has Rebecca Strack,  as our guest speaker.  Topic:  toxins in our food. Spouses, friends, significant others, partn Loretta Nov 6, 2012 8:48 AM
Meetup details changed: Coffee Hour - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­Area-Fibromyalgia-Chronic-Pain­-Fatigue-Meetup/e Loretta Aug 21, 2012 2:26 PM
Our meeting this month is tomorrow August 10th! -     Will blame it on fibro fog and fatigue. Our speaker and discussion facilitator will be here for tomorrow evening's meeting, August 10th 6:30-8:30.   I believe the date on my earlier email was incorrect. Loretta Aug 9, 2012 4:22 PM
Reminder re: Tomorrow evening's meeting - Happy Thursday! Just an easy and quick reminder that tomorrow evening we will have Keely Helmick, LPC, CADC I as our guest speaker/facilitator. Focus of the evening discussion will be about the various effects that living with a life ch Loretta Aug 9, 2012 3:02 PM
August 10th meeting - guest speaker -     Hello and happy last day of July!   We have had many requests for a licensed counselor to come and speak about the various effects that living with chronic pain, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia  has on the mind and Loretta Jul 31, 2012 2:07 PM
Meetup details changed: Coffee Hour - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­Area-Fibromyalgia-Chronic-Pain­-Fatigue-Meetup/e Loretta Jul 11, 2012 8:28 AM
Reminder of Coffee Hour Change begins today -   Good morning!   Just a reminder that our informal Coffee meetup day has moved to Wednesdays. Same place, Plark Place Cafe, same time.  I should be there no later than 1:30. See you this afternoon!   Loretta Jul 11, 2012 8:26 AM
Reminder of Coffee Hour Change in July -   Happy Thursday!   Just a reminder that as of July 11th...the informal coffee group moves from Thursday at 1pm to Wednesday at 1pm.   If you would like to try yoga for relaxation and to promote wellness, yoga Loretta Jun 28, 2012 2:05 PM
Hello! -   Hope this finds you having a good day!   Met someone that shared the story of the 12 spoons with me.   Wanted to share it with you.  If you have heard this story before, skip on down to the next paragraph :) A pers Loretta Jun 6, 2012 12:33 PM
June 8th Dr. Lisa Shaver Gluten Free Living -   Hello and Happy Memorial Day Weekend! Dr. Lisa Shaver coming June 8th One of our clients at Gresham Wellness Center brought in an article regarding  Dr. Lisa Shaver who Loretta May 25, 2012 3:25 PM
Fibromodem -   Hi, Came across this on my Facebook posts today....although it is focused on Fibro, the fatigue and pain relates to all of us.­m/ Enjoy! Loretta May 10, 2012 5:42 PM
Friday Reminder - Good morning! This Friday Meeting: Had a great time at Drakes 7 Dees on Sunday afternoon, and came back with several very healthy herb plants and some flowering annuals for our meeting this Friday.   Bring a planter that can a Loretta May 8, 2012 7:09 AM
Friday May 11th Meeting - Hello everyone!   Happy May....if April showers bring May flowers, what do the rains of May bring????   Looking forward to seeing as many as possible next Friday!   Our speaker on transitions and grief will not be abl Loretta May 3, 2012 1:10 PM
May 5th- Do nothing day! -   This posting was on Facebook from the when I checked in this morning...thought it appropriate for all of us, whether we live with Chronic Fatigue, Chronic Pain and/or Fibromyalgia.... posting from Fibomyalgia Awareness... Loretta Apr 29, 2012 1:43 PM
Navigating Life Changes - Received an email this morning... and wanted to pass it along... Finding the Right Path T he Studio at The Frida Center for Fibromyalgia is pleased to welcome Loretta Apr 23, 2012 7:44 AM
Facebook - We now have a page. -   We now have a Facebook page ...  click on the Facebook icon  Loretta Apr 19, 2012 10:23 PM
Tomorrow nights agenda....visit and share - Happy Thursday... Some have called to ask what is the plan for tomorrow evening....for tomorrow we will sit and share and talk. Spouses, partners, significant others, support friends, are always welcome. Wanted to also gen Loretta Apr 12, 2012 6:19 PM
Myofacial Release Special - Athena Rolph LMT recently added her practice to the Gresham Wellness Center. During April enjoy a 60 minute Myfacial Release massage session for only $45.00. Athena is available on Wednesday and Loretta Apr 11, 2012 9:33 AM
Update to Equine workshop - Hello, Thank you for the emails that Missy's workshop information is unable to be opened. try Missy's website directly. You can visit the Equine Support Center for Fibromyal Loretta Apr 11, 2012 9:30 AM
Links for Missy's website - You can visit the Equine Support Center for Fibromyalgia on Missy's website at Loretta Apr 9, 2012 2:30 PM
Equine Center for Fibromyalgia Support Free May 12th workshop - Hello and hope everyone had a great holiday weekend! Yesterday's warmth felt so wonderfully healing! Passing along a free workshop on May 12th Loretta Apr 9, 2012 1:49 PM
Fibro related radio interview by Dr. Kevin White - Loretta Mar 30, 2012 5:16 PM
A bit of this and a bit of that.... - Hello! Wanted to pass along a few tidbits of information before our next meeting on Friday, April 13th. I found 5 foldable foot rests at Ross' two pink, 1 red, 2 black. it is a start to Loretta Mar 29, 2012 7:05 PM
Morning! - Happy Thursday! Understand it should reach 61 degrees today ! All good wishes for enjoying today's Spring weather. Just a reminder that this Friday is our group meeting held at the Gresham Wellne Loretta Mar 8, 2012 7:19 AM
March happenings at the Gresham Wellness Center that you might enjoy. - Happy Saturday! March welcomes Spring on Tuesday the 20th and Daylight Savings time begins on Sunday the 11th. Plus St. Patty's Day and wearing green on Saturday the 17th! QiGong cla Loretta Mar 3, 2012 9:49 AM
Patients Like Me website -­conditions/8-fibromyalgia Wanted to share this website: &nbs Loretta Feb 20, 2012 12:54 PM
Passing along Thriving Through Fibromyalgia: Weekend Creative Therapies Un-Tensive Workshop at the Frida Center - . Loretta Feb 20, 2012 12:08 PM
Information from National Fibromyalgia Association - Loretta Feb 15, 2012 8:53 AM
March 9th Speaker - Hello again, Our speaker for next month is Karen Howard, Holistic Nutritionist. Karen will focus on how we can eat well even gluten free on a very limited budget. There will be Loretta Feb 13, 2012 6:23 PM
Qigong classes taught by Renee Carlson begin March 12th - Hello, We are very pleased to be able to provide QiGong classes beginning Monday March 12th from 7pm to 8pm here at the Gresham Wellness Center. Classes are being taught by Rene Loretta Feb 13, 2012 5:36 PM
Outlook Articles - For those who may not receive the Gresham Outlook. Two wonderful articles about our group. The second article was very positive and informative letter to the editor from Dr. Liptan. Both are below: Loretta Feb 12, 2012 8:35 AM
Gluten free - Friday night was amazing! Each of you is amazing! Have ordered some Gluten free cookbooks that you are welcome to borrow, or come read, or look through. Looked online for Gluten Free Recipe and Cookin Loretta Feb 12, 2012 8:25 AM
Good morning....looking forward to seeing you this evening! - Good morning! Looking forward to seeing you tonight! Tonight's meeting is a time to sit, visit, share, laugh and enjoy. So many are feeling overwhelmed with their journey, and feeling Loretta Feb 10, 2012 6:20 AM

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