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How was your Christmas/holiday? What kind of food did you indulge in? Any special gifts received?

How was it with the family and friends? Did you do anything special?

Did your condition affect the holiday at all?

Share and talk about how this past Christmas/holiday was.

Beginning of the discussion - 12/27/18

How was your Christmas?

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Hi members! My Christmas was good. We celebrated it on Christmas eve in company of my wife's family. We had a lot of food: tamales, turkey, barbacoa, potatoes, and some great deserts. We stayed up until about 5 am talking and mingling. Christmas day, I slept in. Christmas day my wife and I exchanged some small gifts between each other, went to see a movie at the theater, and called it a night. My pain did not bother me too much that day, so I am thankful for that.

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My Christmas was OK; I had a bad flare-up and because of the pain I refused to go to the family's and refused to have them pick me up. It was kind of depressing because it was the first Christmas I missed with the family, but hey... they did bring me leftovers the next day! The pain has been really bad lately and have been having severe bouts with headaches also, which does not make dealing with the day any easier.

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My Christmas suck I didn't go any where just stayed in my room feeling lonely and depression hit really hard this year like I don't really care anymore just wanted to die angela

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@angelworm7 please do not say that! I know the holidays are hard for us... I also did not spend this holiday with my family and it was rough. I saw from your profile you are dealing with colorectal cancer... how is your situation? your diagnosis? prognosis?

I can understand the depression and how hard it hits around this time! Trust me, I can. But please do not give up! What can you do during the days to brighten your day? Try to focus on good things Angela. 

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Right now I'm going through another round of chemo and cause I ended up in the hospital cause of my stoma problem and was and eating soft foods and have a follow up appointment with my surgeon Dr on thuThurs of this week but am frustrated with all of my cancer cause can't go traveling cause my mom thinks that I might get sick during the next set of chemo just so frustrated right now after I dr told me and her that he would let me go see my family so just laying in bed right now angela

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Anybody want to be my friend? i am middle aged female recently diagnosed with psoriaatic arthritis

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@Mousie‍ how are you! Welcome!

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Looking forward to a long Christmas break with the family! Merry Christmas everyone.