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Nature’s Medicine Info - Zak C. Oct 8, 2014 8:48 AM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Discussion Board - This is the link I mentioned: Hooked: Illegal Drugs & How They Got That Way - Marijuana (THC) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-uXlNHiopY - Miguel On Tue, Jul 22, 2014 at 2:52 PM, Miguel Lerma wrote: > Just to be clear, Miguel A Jul 22, 2014 2:56 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Discussion Board - Just to be clear, I fully support a reform of the law concerning the use cannabis, there is an excellent documentary about the history of how and why it was prohibited in the first place in which it is easily seen it was a huge historical mistake (I ma Miguel A Jul 22, 2014 2:53 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Discussion Board - Miguel, Supporters of the law are fighting to have that part of the law changed to the same way CA and CO handled their workplace related laws. Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 22, 2014, at 2:04 PM, Miguel A wrote: > > That seem Wali Jul 22, 2014 2:16 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Discussion Board - That seems a legitimate concern: "Employers would maintain their rights to a drug-free work place, meaning someone with a valid medical marijuana card could be fired for using the drug if their employer prohibits it." http://www.chicagotribune.com Miguel A Jul 22, 2014 2:04 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Discussion Board - Sarah, Feel free to please share you experience with medical Mmj with other patients that suffer whose doctors are not com Wali Jul 22, 2014 1:42 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Discussion Board - Sarah, Yes medical Mmj is legal in the state now. Sent from my iPhone On Jul 22, 2014, at 1:19 Wali Jul 22, 2014 1:41 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Discussion Board - Thanks Miguel for pointing out that the pilot program is in effect. We actually pride in being the first pain club that had incorporated a resource to offer our members IL licensed doctors that are compassionate towards use of medical Mmj. We still advise Wali Jul 22, 2014 1:40 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Discussion Board - That seems to be correct. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medical_cannabis_in_the_United_States#Illinois - Miguel On Tue, Jul 22, 2014 at 1:19 PM, Sarah wrote: > > Medical marijuana is legal in Illinois as of this past Janua Miguel A Jul 22, 2014 1:37 PM
RE: [fibromyalgia-304] Discussion Board - My concern is it affecting my job. I think I'll just figure out others ways to deal with the se babyleo Jul 22, 2014 1:25 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Discussion Board - I recommend extreme care about this kinds of offers. The warning I mentioned on the page I cited says: "Members of the public should be aware that full implementation of MCPP will take time. The State of Illinois is warning that it will not be legal Miguel A Jul 22, 2014 1:21 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Discussion Board - I have been using marijuana for my fibro pain (it helps me with more too - insomnia, anxiety, poor appetite, migraines, stress, etc) for over two years now. It has given me my life back. I would highly recommend it. I already have my temporar Sarah Jul 22, 2014 1:21 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Discussion Board - I support being very careful and skeptical about anyone offering "remedies" for fibromyalgia (and for anything for that matter), but it looks like there is in fact a medical cannabis pilot program in Illinois, this is very recent news: http://www2.i Miguel A Jul 22, 2014 1:17 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Discussion Board - Vanessa, We apologize but we are not a clinic we are a club that offers its members resources for alternative medicine and Wali Jul 22, 2014 1:15 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Discussion Board - Medical marijuana is legal in Illinois as of this past January 1. On Jul 22,[masked]:25 PM, "Vanessa" < [address removed] > wrote: Sarah Jul 22, 2014 12:45 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Discussion Board - Hello Fibro group, It seems we have an outside moderator taking over the group. Please feel free to add insight to the gr Vanessa Jul 22, 2014 12:24 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Discussion Board - Diane, I would post these toe of questions here.  You won't get many responses.  I suggest joining the fb page FRIENDS BECAUSE WE HAVE FIBRO AND/OR CFS. On Monday, July 21, 2014, Wali < alternati Jess Jul 22, 2014 11:25 AM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Discussion Board - Diane, You will be able to get edibles.   On Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 8:15 PM, Diane Friend < Wali Jul 21, 2014 11:09 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Discussion Board - Hi. I take Lyrica for my pain it does help but my pain is getting worse is there a pill form of cannibus that i would be able to take, I don't like smoking. Diane F. Jul 21, 2014 4:56 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Discussion Board - I took it every day. Drops under my tongue. I mixed it just like people mix it for weight loss. Google it. There is a doctor in California who did research on it.  On Monday, July 21, 2014, Maggie Crenshaw < Eve Jul 21, 2014 4:36 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Discussion Board - We are doing a clinical trial using a device that is designed to reduce pain. On Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 4:02 PM, Maggie Crenshaw Stacy Jul 21, 2014 4:15 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Discussion Board - Hi. Thanks much for all of this very informative and valuable info. Also, please explain the drug HCG? How often did u tak Maggie C. Jul 21, 2014 4:02 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Discussion Board - I have used HCG to treat my pain. It works, but of course doctors don't want to prescribe it for that. They'd rather you take antidepressants.  My job drug tests and the medical marihuana would not fly.  Eve Jul 20, 2014 11:07 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Discussion Board - Any ideas if SSDI pays for house cleaning services I will be having a home nurse coming to my house due to my fibro and hypo gamma glob anemia the Laura Raush- L. Jul 20, 2014 8:32 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Discussion Board - I can understand.  Well if you would like to discuss please feel free to call us.  Our website has info.  Medical MMJ has been proven to help pain without causing serious side effects.  Does you job have random drug testing?  Also we a Wali Jul 20, 2014 5:34 PM
RE: [fibromyalgia-304] Discussion Board - I don't know much about that. I know my husband won't agree to that and I have to think of my j babyleo Jul 20, 2014 5:29 PM
RE: [fibromyalgia-304] Discussion Board - I have been using essential oils to help with my pain levels. .. I am teaching a class on using essential oils at the zion library at 7pm on wednesday july 3 Kim L. Jul 20, 2014 5:19 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Discussion Board - Have you tried water therapy (either warm or regular)? It has helped me tremendously, especially when I was at my worst levels of pain. Sharon A. Jul 20, 2014 5:10 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Discussion Board - Are you interested in seeing our doctor on Saturday 7/26? Sent from my iPhone On Jul 20, 2014, at 3:41 PM, Joanne Leis < Wali Jul 20, 2014 4:52 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Discussion Board - I you are interested in getting you medical marijuana card I suggest you come see our doctor on 7/26 at noon. Sent from my iPhone Wali Jul 20, 2014 4:52 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Discussion Board - You got it Joanne, please feel free to contact us with any questions. On Sun, Jul 20, 2014 at 3:41 PM, Joanne Leis < Wali Jul 20, 2014 3:44 PM
RE: [fibromyalgia-304] Discussion Board - Great information but won't that effect my job? babyleo Jul 20, 2014 3:42 PM
RE: [fibromyalgia-304] Discussion Board - Hello my name us Lisa I haven't been able to make it to any meet up but would love to get to kn babyleo Jul 20, 2014 3:41 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Discussion Board - Thank you for this info! On Jul 20,[masked]:34 PM, "Wali" < [address removed] > wrote: Joanne L. Jul 20, 2014 3:41 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Discussion Board - Thank you for reaching out to Chicago Compassion Club.  Medical Marijuana has been used to help ease pain from Fibromyalgia for years in various states throughout the Us.  Now our great state of IL has mad Wali Jul 20, 2014 1:44 PM
Discussion Board - Hello Group! I know alot of us have time constricted lives. We want to go to the group meeting, but maybe we are too tired or have to deal with that bill collector that keeps calling! Vanessa Jul 16, 2014 11:34 AM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Future Meetups - that is my favorite Panera on Canel Maggie and I did call you last night kimberly r. Jan 22, 2014 3:55 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Future Meetups - Hi, I'm interested in attending this Sunday. Also, Panera Bread is a good place for smaller meetings. There is one at 2070 n. Clybourn and it has a good amount of open space. There are locations throughout the city an Sayeed Jan 22, 2014 1:16 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Future Meetups - I am in the south suburbs so north side, Oak Park, etc. meetups are inconvenient.  That's why i haven't attended the meetings - while I do drive and take public transit, I have to do this for work and by the weekends, Carmen Jan 22, 2014 12:27 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Future Meetups - Where will it be at , I would love to come I hope this weather stops being so nast Joyce H. Jan 22, 2014 11:00 AM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Meetup details changed: Meet new friends, catch up with old ones, share ideas and treatments - I had the pleasure of talking to Maggie of South Holland and I wish I can come to kimberly r. Jan 21, 2014 2:34 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Future Meetups - Are there any other Southwest side [Midway airport/Ford City] South and Southwestern suburb [Burbank/Chicago Ridge/Oaklawn] area people?  I don't drive or take public transportation and that is the reason I have not been able to attend Bri Jan 21, 2014 11:49 AM
Meetup details changed: Meet new friends, catch up with old ones, share ideas and treatments - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/chicagof­ibromyalgia/events/161729922/ When : Sunday, January Sharon A. Jan 21, 2014 9:29 AM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Future Meetups - p { margin: 0; } I highly doubt it. Hope you are well Kurt. Todd user 6. Jan 18, 2014 7:03 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Future Meetups - Is mikel still invloved? -----Original Message----- From: Sharon Axelrod <[address removed]> To: fibromyalg kurt Jan 18, 2014 4:28 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Future Meetups - Thanks for the input.  I think rotating meetings might work and I am going to compile info on where people live in the hopes of creating zones or sub-groups to make meetup attending more doable. Sharon Axelrod Co-Host, Chicag Sharon A. Jan 18, 2014 12:22 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Future Meetups - Those sound like great options.  I also had one other person indicate Oak Park would be great for them.  I plan to start making a record of places people recommend and also start tracking where each person lives.  It will make it Sharon A. Jan 18, 2014 12:17 PM
RE: [fibromyalgia-304] Future Meetups - I would be very interested in coming to Oak Park. I haven't been to any meetings because they have been too far away for me. Thanks, Joanne Leis On Jan 17,[masked]:02 PM, &q Joanne L. Jan 17, 2014 3:13 PM
RE: [fibromyalgia-304] Future Meetups - GHi Sharon, If anybody is interested in Oak Par Ruth P Jan 17, 2014 2:54 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Future Meetups - Thanks for the idea.  I am going to start making a file of recommendations from people, since I keep forgetting what they say and then can find the posting when I go looking for it. Sharon Sharon A. Jan 17, 2014 9:16 AM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Future Meetups - I would swear I just saw this item we talked about on the site yesterday but can't seem to find it today.  If I run across it again, I will send you the link.  Good luck in your search.  You could probably find something from a Google s Sharon A. Jan 17, 2014 9:16 AM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Future Meetups - Hi Sharon. Happy New Year!! Hope you enjoyed your sunny and warm vacat Maggie C. Jan 16, 2014 5:19 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Future Meetups - call me at[masked] Kimberly Reese kimberly r. Jan 16, 2014 3:00 PM
Future Meetups - I hope you all had an enjoyable holiday season. I am attempting to schedule some future meetups and would love your input. Regarding a weekend meetup, one location that can work is a coffee shop on Lincoln Avenue called Red Eyes. We can Sharon A. Jan 16, 2014 2:03 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Vote on Meetup Dates and topics - Hello Elizabeth, I have done some research on this and have found the following: Vanessa Oct 4, 2013 9:15 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Vote on Meetup Dates and topics - Preview not available elizabeth l. Sep 18, 2013 12:49 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Vote on Meetup Dates and topics - Hello Dr. Sikorski, Vanessa Sep 17, 2013 11:48 PM
RE: [fibromyalgia-304] Vote on Meetup Dates and topics - Simon Sikorski M. Sep 16, 2013 5:56 AM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Vote on Meetup Dates and topics - Wow, you are determined and dealing with a lot of issues that I don't have to deal with any more.  I have some thoughts: 1.  Is there some form of mass transit you can take into the c Sharon A. Sep 15, 2013 10:44 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Vote on Meetup Dates and topics - HI Sharon,   I live about an hr. away in Alsip so planning is VERY hard (another member lives by me)....but I will say this, (since ONLY way there from here is driving to & up LSD)...I just checked Janet Sep 15, 2013 7:22 PM
Vote on Meetup Dates and topics - I'm thinking that Sunday September 29 or Sunday, October 6 at 4:00 are two options for meetups.  I'm also planning to call Red Eyes Coffee Shop at 4164 N Lincoln Avenue as the location. What I need is how either of those dates would work for y Sharon A. Sep 15, 2013 4:41 PM
Poll for Sept 3rd meeting - Hello Group, So I am posting the link for the Sept 3rd meeting below. It is through easy poll which allows you to choose more than one location that suits you. This is for the Tuesday Sept 3rd meeting. I hope to make the decision by Sunday afte Vanessa Aug 28, 2013 12:59 AM
Poll for Sept 3rd meeting - Hello Group, So I am posting the link for the Sept 3rd meeting below. It is through easy poll which allows you to choose more than one location that suits you. This is for the Tuesday Sept 3rd meeting. I hope to make the decision by Sunday afte Vanessa Aug 28, 2013 12:58 AM
Google Hangouts - Hello Members, I have been recommended by another member to explore Google hangouts for our group video conferencing. The advantage over Skype is that it is 1- Free for video conferencing (Skype charges for this) and 2-we can utilize the other Vanessa Aug 25, 2013 2:05 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Meetup on Tuesday Sept 3 - I have given this some thought and I changed my and would like to attend. Even though, being married, the topic Sheila J. Aug 21, 2013 2:57 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Meetup on Tuesday Sept 3 - Our intent, if there is enough interest, is to have the same topic at a weekend meetup as well.  That way, people can have a second opportunity if they can't make the first meetup due to work schedule/travel limitations issues Sharon A. Aug 21, 2013 1:35 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Meetup on Tuesday Sept 3 - I've only been to one meet up of this group.  My attendance is possible at just about anywhere in the city.  I wish I could attend the Sep 3 meet up (but I will have a visitor in town), as I feel my experience with my partner of 15 year Francine Aug 21, 2013 12:34 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Meetup on Tuesday Sept 3 - Hi,   I would also like to explore using Google Hangouts to join the meeting. I am interested in the topic, but a downtown location is not viable for me.   Thanks!   Joanne Joanne L. Aug 21, 2013 3:23 AM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Meetup on Tuesday Sept 3 - With Google hangouts as a choice I would like to finally be able to join in. Amanda Vandervort Sheila Jenkins <[address removed]> wrote: Mandy Aug 20, 2013 8:48 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Meetup on Tuesday Sept 3 - I am game to try Google Hangouts. Never heard of this. Keep me posted on meetings or anything! Sheila J. Aug 20, 2013 6:18 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Meetup on Tuesday Sept 3 - Sheila J. Aug 20, 2013 6:12 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Meetup on Tuesday Sept 3 - I like the idea of a location that you can get to by public transport. Sheila J. Aug 20, 2013 6:09 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Meetup on Tuesday Sept 3 - I would love to attend this event but it's the day after the holiday and I am out of town until Thursday night, so not able to j Kris H. Aug 20, 2013 1:10 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Meetup on Tuesday Sept 3 - Just a side note, I work in IT and have my own computer consulting business.  Just in case some of you are not computer savvy and need help setting up video conferencing or just need a PC tune up. -Jess Jess Aug 20, 2013 1:53 AM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Meetup on Tuesday Sept 3 - Hello! Besides Skype, we can always use Google Hangouts. As for location, maybe we should have a group poll and find out where everyone is at. I am not an admin on the Meetup website, but Jess Aug 20, 2013 1:50 AM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Meetup on Tuesday Sept 3 - Yes I was wondering about that too - I was interested in coming as I am new to the group, but also married. Is the topic focused on dating/new relationships or fibromyalgia within the context of relationships in general? (Because of course fibromyalgia Wendy Aug 19, 2013 9:25 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Meetup on Tuesday Sept 3 - Thank you for letting me know when the next meetup will be. I will not be attending this one, since the topic i Sheila J. Aug 19, 2013 8:14 PM
Meetup on Tuesday Sept 3 - Hello Everyone! We were planning a meet up for Tuesday  Sept 3 at 7pm. I wanted to get some feedback on a location and a place to have it held.  Hopefully this location will be held for future weekday mmetings. If you could tell me what locat Vanessa Aug 18, 2013 8:43 PM
Please Vote on Meetup Times - Hello Chicago Fibromyalgia group! Sharon and I are diligently contacting all members to go to the polls link (under the "more" tab) and vote on a meet up time...so far we have 12 members participating. It looks like Tuesd Vanessa Jul 22, 2013 7:33 PM
Reminder to Vote in the polls for meet up time! - Hello Chicago Fibromyalgia group! Sharon and I are diligently contacting all members to go to the polls link (under the "more" tab) and vote on a meet Vanessa Jul 18, 2013 10:17 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Schedule new meetings- please see poll page - The web page has multiple options for you to check off.  Please check that on the polls page.  Thanks. Sharon On Sun, Jul 14, 2013 at 2:38 PM, angela & Sharon A. Jul 14, 2013 1:48 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Schedule new meetings- please see poll page - weekends are better for me a user 6. Jul 14, 2013 1:38 PM
Schedule new meetings- please see poll page - Please see the polls page. We are trying to determine optimal times and locations for meet ups. Once a good portion of you respond, we will have a better idea of where and when works best for most people. This first poll deals with the when of things. Sharon A. Jul 14, 2013 1:36 PM
Meetup details changed: MEETUP: SUNDAY JUNE 3rd / 2:00PM / KARYN'S FRESH CORNER - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/chicagof­ibromyalgia/events/62692882/ When : Sunday, June 3, 2 Mikel May 24, 2012 10:35 AM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] New Meetup: Where would everyone like to have our next meetup? :) - I don't remember when I signed up for this Meetup. I can' user 9. Aug 18, 2011 2:13 PM
Move Group to Chicago Fibromyalgia Support Group on Facebook - Hello Everyone, So I think we are considering moving over everyone from this group over to a Facebook page I set up. http://www.fa Mikel Aug 8, 2011 2:14 PM
Vince added a post - I am glad that so many people are interested in attending the next meetup. May I suggest that the attendees think about who the next organizer will be. The dues are due on the 7th of every month and I will pay up to January 7th. Keep up the good work M Vince Dec 31, 2010 9:27 AM
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New Meetup: Sunday Jan 9th Brunch Idea :) - Announcing a new Meetup for The Chicago Fibromyalgia Meetup Group! What : Sunday Jan 9th Brunch Idea :) When : Sunday, January 9,[masked]:30 PM Vince Dec 13, 2010 1:18 PM
New Meetup: November Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Chicago Fibromyalgia Meetup Group! What : November Meetup When : Tuesday, November 23,[masked]:00 PM Vince Nov 16, 2010 6:02 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-304] Vince added a post - I hope we can keep the group if for no other reason than to be able to post things and communicate together - also, people are still joinin Cindy W. Sep 23, 2010 4:12 PM
New Meetup: Park 52 Restaurant 5201 South Harper on October 1 for brunch at 11:30 - Announcing a new Meetup for The Chicago Fibromyalgia Meetup Group! What : Park 52 Restaurant 5201 South Harper on October 1 for brunch at 11:30 Whe Vince Sep 23, 2010 11:35 AM
Vince added a post - Who wants to be the next organizer for Chicago Fibro? I am either babysitting or working 7 days a week so maybe someone else would like to keep this meetup going. The dues are paid up to October 7th. Vince Sep 23, 2010 11:14 AM
Vince added a post - So who wants to be the next organizer of Chicago Fibro? Vince Sep 9, 2010 9:35 PM
New Meetup: August Chicago Fibro Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Chicago Fibromyalgia Meetup Group! What : August Chicago Fibro Meetup When : Sunday, August 29,[masked]:00 PM Vince Aug 25, 2010 5:11 PM
New Meetup: Chicago Fibromyalgia July 2010 Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Chicago Fibromyalgia Meetup Group! What: Chicago Fibromyalgia July 2010 Meetup When: Saturday, July 24,[masked]:00 PM Where: Cindy's Conference Room 3843 N. Broadway Chicago, Vince Jul 6, 2010 5:14 PM
Your Health Coaching Business Awaits!! - Emily Jun 28, 2010 3:45 AM
Ever Dreamed of Owning Your Own Health Coaching Business?!?! - Emily Jun 24, 2010 5:50 AM
Meetup Cancelled: Chicago Fibromyalgia June Meetup - Chicago Fibromyalgia June Meetup, scheduled to occur on Sunday, June 20,[masked]:00 PM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. If you have further questions, you can email me through the "Contact Organizer" link on Me Vince Jun 7, 2010 5:53 PM
RE: [fibromyalgia-304] New Meetup: Chicago Fibromyalgia June Meetup - Cindy W. Jun 7, 2010 4:36 PM

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