1. I have something to confess. I was a somewhat infrequent poster on this site for some time...more of a lurker. I often felt like this was a very closed group, kinda like some of the cliques we had in high school.

    Then I was, to borrow from NurseLou "convicted of multiple fractures and sentenced to 8 weeks bedrest." To keep from going completely balmy from boredom, I started posting more and even went so far as to (gasp!) PM a few people.

    What I found was another great support system. I've had some really entertaining conversations with several people, and have had my eyes opened. This group is only as closed as you make it for yourself. If you are willing to give, you will receive.

    So thank you, all of you.
  2. 32 Comments

  3. by   BadBird
    OMG, you poor thing, hope you are healing quickly. I am glad you discovered the joys of this board, it is the greatest !
  4. by   Stargazer
    I have noticed that you've been around more lately, fab4. I always enjoy your posts.
    Originally posted by fab4fan
    This group is only as closed as you make it for yourself. If you are willing to give, you will receive.
    Oh.... I just love that! Isn't it the truth? Can we put this on the home page?

    It has been very nice getting to know you via PM! Sorry to hear that you've been immobile, but I'm glad it's helped us suck you in! And don't think that when you can get up outta bed that you can leave us behind!

  6. by   Tweety
    I have to remember there were people here before me, who know each other, who care about each other. Hopefully, if they care that much about each other and this site, they are willing to do the same for newbies coming in.

    But I just butt in, whether they wanted me or not, and here I am.
  7. by   psychonurse
    I have been here a long time but haven't posted regularly cause there are times that I just can't get to a puter or to tired to get on the computer when I get home.....but I have enjoyed the posts and I have gotten a lot out of this bullentin board. I also hope that people have gotten help about my kind of nursing from me. Anyway this is a great support system and hopefully when I get my laptop I can post more often.....:kiss
    This thread caused me to search through my old posts.

    My first year here, I only posted just over 100 posts. (I can do that in a couple of days now!)

    It did feel like I was a voyeur, and that everyone here was pretty tight with each other. It's all in how you jump, and make this place just as much yours as it is for everyone else.

    Awesome place.....

  9. by   Lausana
    Not that I'm glad you're on bed arrest, but it's good you've been able to spend more time here

    *sidenote Heather* you're getting close to post 6666, anything special planned for the freaky number?!
  10. by   psychonurse
    how can she do it....I have been on this bulletin board for 4 months longer than heather but she has 6000 more posts than me.........guess I should figure out how to catch up with her.....hehehehehe
  11. by   Mkue
    Fab- glad to have you here, I enjoy your posts.
  12. by   researchrabbit
    I enjoy your posts as well! So glad you feel welcome!
  13. by   semstr
    Fab, how you're doing? Do you hurt a lot? Hope not!
    I like reading your posts a lot. Take good care of yourself, Renee
  14. by   Beach_RN
    Fab! Sorry to hear about your injury! I hope you are feeling better!

    I always like reading your post! Thanks for sticking around!