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    Goodbye & Welcome To Your New Mod!
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    Andie_WebMD_Staff posted:
    As of Monday, you will have a new moderator on this exchange. I know you will enjoy having Elizabeth as your Moderator! She is a wonderful person that has worked in communities for some time, and will take great care of you!

    I have loved helping out on the Lupus community and getting to know each of you! You will be missed!! But....

    If anyone ever decides to have a baby, you can visit me on the 1st Trimester , 3rd Trimester or Pregnancy After Loss communities! Or come visit me on the Digestive Disorders , Oral Health , Sleep Disorders & Kidney Disorders communities! :)

    Please give Elizabeth a warm welcome. Sending healthy thoughts out to all!!

    ~Andie :)
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    lisaisweavebee responded:
    I'm sorry to see you leave Andie! It was always nice to see your upbeat posts and kind comments.

    You will be missed! Good luck with your other boards! Please pop back in and say "hi" once in awhile and let us know how you are doing!!

    Lisa
     
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    Andie_WebMD_Staff replied to lisaisweavebee's response:
    Thanks so much, Lisa. It really has been a pleasure working with the Lupus community!

    I've learned a lot about Lupus while here, so you know you have created a new advocate that will speak up about what this illness is really like for you.

    I will always be fond of my Lupies here and will checking on you! You can always come see me on other boards too :)

    (((Hugs)))
     
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    Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff responded:
    Andie, I have found something you left behind.... A very large pair of shoes! I know this Community is very personal to you and please know I will work hard to grow into your "shoes" and in my knowledge of Lupus as moderator of this great tight-knit group of members.

    I have been quietly following your community for the last week while researching Lupus to gain more insight. I am impressed with the support you give to one another while battling this challenging diagnosis.

    Looking forward to working with all of you,
    Elizabeth
     
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    Lupylisa44 replied to Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff's response:
    Hi Elizabeth!! Welcome aboard!!!

    Lupylisa
    With love, with patience and with faith, we'll make our way.
     
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    lisaisweavebee replied to Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff's response:
    Hi and Welcome Elizabeth!!

    Lisa
     
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    K2isKsquared replied to lisaisweavebee's response:
    Andie, we wish you luck and success.

    Hello Elizabeth, welcome to Lupie Land.

    K2
     
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    Christine Miserandino replied to K2isKsquared's response:
    Welcome Elizabeth!
    - Christine Miserandino


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