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Emma_WebMD_Staff posted:
We are shuffling around our communities between moderators, and starting Monday, you'll be getting a new moderator. Haylen, will be taking over as moderator on this community.

I am not leaving WebMD, so I'll still be around at other communities. Please know that I will miss reading about your stories everyday. You've brightened my day coming here. Please continue to support each other and help make Haylen feel welcome!

Welcome Haylen!
Emma
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dancer86442 responded:
Good Morning Emma,

We Will Welcome Hayden. And Support: Well it's never ending, on my part, as long as my comp don't crash. :)

I can remember when you 1st joined us. You admitted to Knowing Nothing (or very Little) about Epilepsy. I know you certainly learned a Lot being here w/ us. :)

I know I Will Miss You! And IF you miss us Real Bad, well, you can always 'Lurk' or post us w/ a "Howdy" & update on how you are doing at home &/or on your new Board. :) Do you know Where/what Board on WebMD your 'new home' will be? I Hope it is another 'learning' experience for you. :)

Definitely, Start a Tuesday 'share' post w/ your new family. :) Who knows, maybe more then 1 person will appreciate Your efforts. :) I know I Did! HUGS! God Bless!

Love Candi
 
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Haylen_WebMD_Staff responded:
Thank you Emma! I've been "lurking" around this week and am thrilled to become a part of this supportive and welcoming community.

I live in Southern California with my husband, two daughters, a big dog (slightly smelly) and a fish. The fish joined our family recently as a surprise for my youngest who went "cold turkey" from the pacifier.

I would love to hear any thoughts or suggestions for me as a moderator as I get settled.

Haylen
 
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Haylen_WebMD_Staff replied to dancer86442's response:
Hi Candi! I knew you would pop in quickly :)
 
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Emma_WebMD_Staff replied to dancer86442's response:
I will miss you too Candi, and I am all over WebMD in many communities. Not any that I can think of that you'd wonder into unless you were looking for me lol. I have baby's first year, sexual health, relationships, all the TTC communities and MS.

Take care of yourself and I will pop in from time to time, if I get a chance to check in on you guys!

Hugs Candi,
Emma
 
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dancer86442 replied to Haylen_WebMD_Staff's response:
Hi Haylen,

Thank You for 'lurking'. :) And Welcome to Epland. :) Even if it Ain't Monday. :) :) And Yes, as you have figured out, I live here in Epland. :)

Our 'past' moderators, well, they pretty much just did what the Title says. They made sure we behaved ourselves & were Nice to each other. :)

Emma Started our Tuesday Conversations, a Few mths ago, when she noted I had Very Few PPL in our Family. Her way of giving me someone else to talk to & hoping to encourage others to 'stick around'. Well, it Did Wonders for Me. :) But, our 'Family' hasn't grown much in the past couple of Yrs. Most PPL just want answers & then we never hear from them again. But, this past mth, well, I got a Few new PPL who Do want to share info & support others. Welcome Shelia, Meredith & Bob.

My son was 5 when I joined WebMD Epilepsy Boards. I had visited the EFA & epilepsy.com. But, replies were Months apart. Inconsistent. And I was fortunate to find a Big Family here. :) I wish the Archives went back that far. :) The PPL I met were more then Happy to Support me & it wasn't long B4 I started doing my own 'homework'. :) We have formed several Families since & I am hoping for a Big Family to form Again This New YR. :) I still 'owe' those amazing PPL & this is My Way of 'Paying It Forward'.

Sounds like you don't live too far from me. I got 3 Dogs & I got 2 kids, too. But, the Youngest, my son, is Now 23. :) Still at Home w/ us. My daughter is 39 & Yeh, I Miss Her! Thank Goodness for Phones & Internet. :) I have 2 Grown 'Legal Gaurdian' Kids , numerous 'illegally :) adopted' Kids (all grown) & soon to be 'adopted' Grandma, (again) to another of my 'adopted' kids.

OK, Enough Ramblin from Me. :) My Profile can say the rest. :)

Love Candi
 
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dancer86442 replied to Emma_WebMD_Staff's response:
WOW! You are gonna be 1 Busy Lady! HMMMM Sexual Health. Relationships? Sounds interesting. :) Those 2 boards, alone, should keep ya busy. :) TTC? MS, another Great group & closely related to Us. :) If they have seizures, too, send them our way. :)

I will Miss You & Hope you do Pop In occasionally. :)

Hugs & God Bless you & yours, Emma!

Love Candi


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