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Old 19th September 2017
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Taking a Break

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Hi Ian and Graham,

Just to let you know my Parkinson's symptoms are not very well controlled at the moment and I'm having difficulty using a computer. I am therefore taking a break from the forum until things improve.

Cheers,

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I suspected as much, look after yourself and take care.
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Re: Taking a Break

Take care and look after yourself John.
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Re: Taking a Break

Indeed - take whatever you need to be well, we promise to be good in the mean time

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Re: Taking a Break

Just take all the time you need to feel better. I wish you all the very best for the future, and so many thanks for all the time you have put in to keep us in line and busy.............

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Take care and best wishes from myself as well John.
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Not been with this forum for long but I understand your problems and wish you well.
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Re: Taking a Break

Hope things get better sooner John.(And I hope that you get to see theses messages).
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Re: Taking a Break

Promise, while the Cat's away, this Mouse won't Play (Paws Crossed). Please keep thinking of the Positive.
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Re: Taking a Break

Thinking about you John, take care, all the best.

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Re: Taking a Break

Take it easy John, I hope things improve, very best wishes.
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Re: Taking a Break

Sorry to learn of the change in your condition John. I hope that it can be improved with a change in medication. Take care. Best wishes, Colin
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Re: Taking a Break

John, I'm sure you will be hovering about even in your shaky state. Sending warm wishes for a speedy improvement as you will be sorely missed. Andrew

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Re: Taking a Break

All the best John, have a well earned rest.
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Re: Taking a Break

All the best John, only learnt of your condition today. Hope you feel better soon.
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