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#1 GFinDC

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 07:32 AM

Post card / Christmas card exchange

A thread to discuss same.

Fairly simple really, we exchange addresses and send each other a post card or Christmas card. Either is fine. They can be anything you desire to send, something from the Hallmark aisle or printed on your computer or handmade or delivered by angels with curly wings.

If you do want to make your card I suggest keeping them fairly small so the postage is not excessive.

Each person will send me their mailing address via PM on c.com and I will send the complete list to all participants Then we will each send a card to each participant. So far there are 4 signed up so that makes, wait for it, wait, almost. Yes, 4 cards to send out! But they can all 4 be the same card, they don't have to be individual designs.

The main goal is to keep the US postal service in bussiness as they have been hemoraging a few billion dollars each year lately. OK, not the main goal really. Really it is just for fun.

We are getting started a little late on this but hopefully it will work out that people will get a card before Christmas.

If you are ambitious and want to try making your own cards there are lots of options for that.

Here is a short tutorial on foam plate prints that might be fun to try.

http://www.artforsma...ray-prints.html

You can buy pre-made blank cards at many art and craft stores. They are usually just watercolor paper cut and folded to fit an envelope.

So far we have these people signed up:

GFinDC
Mushroom
KarenG
Jerseyangel


Please don't post your address or contact info in this thread!

We need a cutoff to keep it from getting too expensive postage wise, so lets say no more than 10 total participants.

OK, any questions are welcome.

Thanks for signing up and I hope you enjoy the card exchange project!
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Proverbs 25:16 "Hast thou found honey? eat so much as is sufficient for thee, lest thou be filled therewith, and vomit it."
Job 30:27 My bowels boiled, and rested not: the days of affliction prevented me.
Thyroid cyst and nodules, Lactose / casein intolerant. Diet positive, gene test pos, symptoms confirmed by Dr-head. My current bad list is: gluten, dairy, sulfites, coffee (the devil's brew), tea, Bug's Bunnies carrots, garbanzo beans of pain, soy- no joy, terrible turnips, tomatoes, peppers, potatoes, and hard work. have a good day! :-) Paul

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#2 GFinDC

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 10:44 AM

The excellent suggestion was made that we use the option of email cards vs snail mail cards. We will assume that cards will be emailed via the celiac.com PM system instead. If you would like to use snail mail, I can send your address to members per your direction also. Or you can PM it yourself instead. Either way works fine.
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Proverbs 25:16 "Hast thou found honey? eat so much as is sufficient for thee, lest thou be filled therewith, and vomit it."
Job 30:27 My bowels boiled, and rested not: the days of affliction prevented me.
Thyroid cyst and nodules, Lactose / casein intolerant. Diet positive, gene test pos, symptoms confirmed by Dr-head. My current bad list is: gluten, dairy, sulfites, coffee (the devil's brew), tea, Bug's Bunnies carrots, garbanzo beans of pain, soy- no joy, terrible turnips, tomatoes, peppers, potatoes, and hard work. have a good day! :-) Paul

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 07:06 PM

Leesur in ;)
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My children and I all have multiple copies of the genes for Celiac Disease, along with large variety of symptoms/resolution gluten-free

Current tally from me, three kids and two grands: 4 diagnosed with Celiac Disease, 2 NCGS

Get PROPERLY tested BEFORE REMOVING GLUTEN.

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 07:54 PM

Since postage for me (both to and from) is too expensive, I vote for electronic cards
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#5 GFinDC

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 02:47 PM

Cool, Shroomie is for the electric shock therapy, er electronic delivery option. GFLover signed up too but for the postal support system.

I'll mark the names with a super secret code so we don't have to reveal our druthers.

GFLover P or E
GFinDC P or E
Mushroom E
KarenG P or E ?
Jerseyangel P or E ?

hint on the secret codes

P could refer to a horse or pony delivery method once used in the American West.
E could refer to the transmission of information via the ether so often found in various cosmic locales.

I assume everyone is ok with the E option by default, but some have indicated a strange willingness to accept the P option.
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Proverbs 25:16 "Hast thou found honey? eat so much as is sufficient for thee, lest thou be filled therewith, and vomit it."
Job 30:27 My bowels boiled, and rested not: the days of affliction prevented me.
Thyroid cyst and nodules, Lactose / casein intolerant. Diet positive, gene test pos, symptoms confirmed by Dr-head. My current bad list is: gluten, dairy, sulfites, coffee (the devil's brew), tea, Bug's Bunnies carrots, garbanzo beans of pain, soy- no joy, terrible turnips, tomatoes, peppers, potatoes, and hard work. have a good day! :-) Paul

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 03:26 PM

GottaSki P or E are both fine -- top secret info will be transferred to GFinDC ;)
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-Lisa

Undiagnosed Celiac Disease ~ 43 years

3/26/09 gluten-free - dignosed celiac - blood 3/3/09, biopsy 3/26/09, double DQ2 / single DQ8 positive

10/25/13 - MCAD

Health history since celiac diagnosis became too long -- moved to the "about me" section of my profile

My children and I all have multiple copies of the genes for Celiac Disease, along with large variety of symptoms/resolution gluten-free

Current tally from me, three kids and two grands: 4 diagnosed with Celiac Disease, 2 NCGS

Get PROPERLY tested BEFORE REMOVING GLUTEN.

ALWAYS independently research health related information found on internet forums/blogs.

"LTES" a Gem :)


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Posted 26 November 2012 - 04:04 PM

Bah Humbu...Oh wait, I mean Merry Christmas. :lol:

Actually though, I need to opt out. I don't even send Christmas cards to my close friends back in Connecticut. I call them instead. And I'm not even good enough on a computer to send group emails.

So if it's OK with you guys, I'll just wait until it gets closer and post on the Merry Christmas thread that will no doubt show up here on the forum. :)
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#8 GFinDC

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 08:49 PM

Bah Humbu...Oh wait, I mean Merry Christmas. :lol:

Actually though, I need to opt out. I don't even send Christmas cards to my close friends back in Connecticut. I call them instead. And I'm not even good enough on a computer to send group emails.

So if it's OK with you guys, I'll just wait until it gets closer and post on the Merry Christmas thread that will no doubt show up here on the forum. :)


OK, Bartfull is a humbugger. :) I suppose that's ok. Thanks for poppinjg in tho Bartful! :D

Lisa, got your secret info and writing it in lemon juice on the refrig door.
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Proverbs 25:16 "Hast thou found honey? eat so much as is sufficient for thee, lest thou be filled therewith, and vomit it."
Job 30:27 My bowels boiled, and rested not: the days of affliction prevented me.
Thyroid cyst and nodules, Lactose / casein intolerant. Diet positive, gene test pos, symptoms confirmed by Dr-head. My current bad list is: gluten, dairy, sulfites, coffee (the devil's brew), tea, Bug's Bunnies carrots, garbanzo beans of pain, soy- no joy, terrible turnips, tomatoes, peppers, potatoes, and hard work. have a good day! :-) Paul

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 12:41 PM

P or E are fine with me, I"m in PM sent.
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#10 GFinDC

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 12:17 PM

P or E are fine with me, I"m in PM sent.


Great, thanks Dave, you are in the list then!

GFLover P or E
GFinDC P or E
Mushroom E
KarenG P or E ?
Jerseyangel P or E ?
NCDave P or E
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Proverbs 25:16 "Hast thou found honey? eat so much as is sufficient for thee, lest thou be filled therewith, and vomit it."
Job 30:27 My bowels boiled, and rested not: the days of affliction prevented me.
Thyroid cyst and nodules, Lactose / casein intolerant. Diet positive, gene test pos, symptoms confirmed by Dr-head. My current bad list is: gluten, dairy, sulfites, coffee (the devil's brew), tea, Bug's Bunnies carrots, garbanzo beans of pain, soy- no joy, terrible turnips, tomatoes, peppers, potatoes, and hard work. have a good day! :-) Paul

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 12:40 PM

Either is fine with me :)
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Posted 11 December 2012 - 07:14 PM

OK, the info for all participants has been sent out. If you didn't get it for some wonderful internet email reason please le me know.

Tanks in advance formation! :)
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Proverbs 25:16 "Hast thou found honey? eat so much as is sufficient for thee, lest thou be filled therewith, and vomit it."
Job 30:27 My bowels boiled, and rested not: the days of affliction prevented me.
Thyroid cyst and nodules, Lactose / casein intolerant. Diet positive, gene test pos, symptoms confirmed by Dr-head. My current bad list is: gluten, dairy, sulfites, coffee (the devil's brew), tea, Bug's Bunnies carrots, garbanzo beans of pain, soy- no joy, terrible turnips, tomatoes, peppers, potatoes, and hard work. have a good day! :-) Paul

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 08:29 PM

Hey, I would like to join in, but I am travelling, and therefore I can't do P, because it would be intercontinental postage for me.
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Posted 11 December 2012 - 09:06 PM

OK, the info for all participants has been sent out. If you didn't get it for some wonderful internet email reason please le me know.

Tanks in advance formation! :)


No email here - checked inbox & spam.

Oh I'm not on the list above either - that's prolly why I didn't get marching orders?
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3/26/09 gluten-free - dignosed celiac - blood 3/3/09, biopsy 3/26/09, double DQ2 / single DQ8 positive

10/25/13 - MCAD

Health history since celiac diagnosis became too long -- moved to the "about me" section of my profile

My children and I all have multiple copies of the genes for Celiac Disease, along with large variety of symptoms/resolution gluten-free

Current tally from me, three kids and two grands: 4 diagnosed with Celiac Disease, 2 NCGS

Get PROPERLY tested BEFORE REMOVING GLUTEN.

ALWAYS independently research health related information found on internet forums/blogs.

"LTES" a Gem :)


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Posted 12 December 2012 - 04:39 AM

I didn't get the email either, just checked.
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