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I just wanted to say, we are all amazing you know :-)

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Ineedmorepatience Thu 07-Feb-13 21:27:56

I want us all to give ourselves a pat on the back.
People often ask me where I get my knowledge from, I do read quite a lot but I can honestly say most of what I know comes from this board.

I cant imagine how I coped without the support I get off this board. I dont get alot in RL but I know I will always get it on here.

I just needed to say that grin

MareeyaDolores Fri 08-Feb-13 22:24:22

Yay Davros!
Without MNSN I would be LoonyMama whose pathological anxieties are creating illness in her maladjusted dc.
With it, I'm just SlightlyLoopyMama with mostly healthy, mostly happy, mainly non-NT dc. Who all appear oblivious to her maternal anxiety grin

PolterGoose Fri 08-Feb-13 22:17:37

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

StarlightMcKenzie Fri 08-Feb-13 22:14:45

ROFL Davros

Davros Fri 08-Feb-13 22:07:11

I'm probably not very familiar to any if you but have been on MN for nearly 10 years. DS (severe ASD) is nearly 18. I used to be a prolific poster on SN some years ago. I think MN SN is amazing and you girls still teach me stuff. I always recommend it to newbies. These days I usually go straight to Telly Addicts, how times have changed! One day you too may go to Telly Addicts or the equivalent instead of SN, just think!

dietstartstmoz Fri 08-Feb-13 21:30:45

I am a bit late to this thread, and I havent been on MN much recently, but the past 2.5 years have been hell, and I have received more support and advice from MN than anywhere. Thanks to MN I am able to kick the schools arse on a regular basis and my lovely DS has a Statement and loads of support. Thanks all.

EllenJaneisstillnotmyname Fri 08-Feb-13 21:20:40

Sorry, x posted. grin

bialystockandbloom Fri 08-Feb-13 21:19:59

Thank you, and no worries smile
Gonna go and stalk you check out that thread now.

StarlightMcKenzie Fri 08-Feb-13 21:17:47

It's got a probably stupidly provoking title - bfing NHS one!

Happy Birthday! Hope you have a lovely time tomorrow. Sorry i didn't respond to your very kind offer of helping out with childcare in a crisis. I sorted it but really did appreciate your offer.

bialystockandbloom Fri 08-Feb-13 21:13:36

It's my birthday! Yes, what a saddo being on MN but I do have a lovely night out planned for tomorrow!

Will it be obvious which AIBU thread it is?

There's been some shocking goings on on MN recently haven't there. sad

StarlightMcKenzie Fri 08-Feb-13 21:12:14

Warning bialy, - It's a Looooooooong AIBU!

StarlightMcKenzie Fri 08-Feb-13 21:11:46

Oi? Ellen?

StarlightMcKenzie Fri 08-Feb-13 21:11:28

ah, well go and have a shout at me on AIBU then. Everyone else has.....

Why are you drinking champagne?

bialystockandbloom Fri 08-Feb-13 21:10:27

Ooh star what have you got yourself into today grin

<btw I've had a few glasses of champagne and am pissed tipsy so might be a bit lairy tonight>

EllenJaneisstillnotmyname Fri 08-Feb-13 21:09:45


bialystockandbloom Fri 08-Feb-13 21:08:52

<narrows eyes at NC4 suspiciously>

StarlightMcKenzie Fri 08-Feb-13 21:08:47

Oh, well just as well. My 'name' has gotten me into a LOT of trouble in the past in rl and today in AIBU!!

NameChanger4 Fri 08-Feb-13 21:04:05

I've been around ages Star - a couple of years at least. Nc a lot though so not considered a 'name' like you, Lougle, IA,keep,coff,moose etc...

inappropriatelyemployed Fri 08-Feb-13 21:03:13

Yeah mysterious namechanger!

StarlightMcKenzie Fri 08-Feb-13 20:56:15

That's lovely, - but who the feck are you? grin

NameChanger4 Fri 08-Feb-13 20:54:31

Hear,hear. Without all the great advice on here I would never have been such a pita to my LA and secured a good placement without tribunal smile.

bialystockandbloom Fri 08-Feb-13 20:43:51

Poltergoose: sometimes just saying 'me too' is enough to make a difference

God yes! ^ ^

Me too wink

If it hadn't been for this board, and certain posters particularly, I would not have started the most amazing help for ds, wouldn't have got such a good statement, wouldn't have had the strength to fight, wouldn't have known where to start with anything, and wouldn't have anyone to make me feel better just by knowing someone else 'gets it' too.

My belated new year's resolution is to try and give as much help here as I have received.

marchduck Fri 08-Feb-13 19:06:14

Yes, a big thank you from me. I read more than I post - this board has been invaluable to me.

hazeyjane Fri 08-Feb-13 18:59:53

A lovely thread to see after some of the discord in the campaign thread.

I would have been utterly lost without all the geese on this board, to give advice, support, hold my hand and generally always be there, with a kind hand and a wise word.

It has been an awful few weeks, with ds in hospital and some serious concerns over his lungs, and as lovely as my rl friends are, there is only one who really 'gets it', but, as always my mnsn friends have been by my side.

Thankyou, especially lovely mnetter who called earlier to see how I wassmile

PrinceRogersNelson Fri 08-Feb-13 17:58:52

I agree. I have learnt so much from reading here. I am about to start the statement process with DD and am feeling completely over awed with the whole thing and out of my depth. But all along I've been thinking - it's alright I'll post on MNSN and they will help me work it out.

I don't post often, but I read a lot and it really does help smile

Strongecoffeeismydrug Fri 08-Feb-13 17:32:24

You bunch have helped me more than you can imagine smile
It really is fab knowing if I've got a worry or just want to boast about a new development that you ladies know how I'm feeling.
Honks to everyone

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