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Chris_WebMD_Staff posted:
How did you all get your name to use here on WebMD? Cookie asked this question of one member and I thought, gee that's a good questions for us all. You know how I got my name.
We've discussed this before but I thought we'd revisit, it's been awhile.
Thanks Cookie!

Life is too short, so kiss slowly, laugh insanely, love truly and forgive quickly.
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davedsel57 responded:
Dave = my first name.

Edsel = my love for classic cars, especially Edsels.

57 = the year I was born. Yes, I am over 21.
Please click on my user name or avatar picture to read my story.


DoOvers replied to davedsel57's response:
Theres been times where I never could have imagined being in a position where I am today. Likewise, I've seen others turn their lifes around when they were headed in a direction that was expediting death and are now doing everything possible to contribute in a meaningful way to society. Dave I wanted to note on your youngest. Sometimes the hardest, toughest, but in some cases most fortunate turnarounds can be a product of seeing what happens when you have the run-ins with the law. He seems to be surrounded by great role models. I know in our case the hardest thing we had to do was cut him off while he went on his own path of self-destruction and saw where it ultimately led. Although, I'm not a person of faith I'd almost have to say this was nothing short of a miracle because he should have died a few times over. Really happy you came back to the board when you did!
bpcookie responded:
Hey Chris, I have no idea how you got your webmd name. I used the name Cookie because that was my dogs name. R.I.P. honey. The BP part stand for bipolar of course. As a matter of fact, I go by Cookie on other boards as well. Even when I played poker on line, my name was Cookie but there was a second name added to the end of Cookie, so my online poker name was CookieB***** LOL I was one mean poker player.
Life is very beautiful last words spoken by Queen Katherine Howard, King Henry VIII 5th wife, in the movie The Tudors
WolfFaerie7 responded:
I love wolves! I think faeries are neat. The number 7 represents the day I was born.

Chris_WebMD_Staff replied to davedsel57's response:
Dave!! I'm over 21 too!! Just not as much as you! LOL. Well close!

Life is too short, so kiss slowly, laugh insanely, love truly and forgive quickly.
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beej5 responded:
I came up with my name because I wanted to be different and odd. I know some of you think otherwise but it doesn't mean that. I am afraid of bees so I added j to my name as jump to jump out of the way. Just my paranoia.

bpcookie replied to beej5's response:
Beej Honey, I looovvveeee bees. Im always rescuing them when they get in my pool. I will actually scoop them up in the palm of my hand and will gently blow on them to dry their wings off. I have yet to be stung. *knocking on wood*
The happy life be these I find, the quiet mind, the equal friend, with out grudge nor strife, wisdom joined with simplicity,the night discharged of all care. Earl of Surrey, Thomas Howard
bipoet001 responded:
I am bipolar and have used poetry writing my entire life as a creative outlet that became the core of my teaching career. David

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