I've been reading this board for several months now and want to thank all of you for wonderful information and the kind and understanding feelings that come across. Having had this disease for nearly ten years, I can understand all the hopes as well as fears and pains that have been written about. It has been my own private little haven to come here and read your thoughts. I don't know how often I will be able to post, but I wanted to finally "join" and let you know that there are many of us out there who have been helped by all of you. Thanks!