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Caprice_WebMD_Staff

Joined: 10/02/2009
My Story:
I'm a mother of two grown sons, have a great daughter-in-law, granddaughter and grandson.

I have fibromyalgia and by the early/mid 90's that impacted my ability to continue to work outside the home, voluntarily or otherwise. That's when I found the internet which opened up a whole new world to me, helped me deal with the pain and have fun, gave me options for work, and, most importantly, created long-lasting and valuable friendships.

I came to WebMD in May 2001. I've been moderating online message boards since November 1996 and I love being part of a community that helps people find the support and information they need regarding their health conditions. And moderating utilizes all the (previously unmarketable) skills and experience I had. It's a perfect fit for me.

Favorite Books: To Kill a Mockingbird, Shipping News, Lovely Bones, The Book Thief, Kite Runner, Les Miserable, Angela's Ashes

Movies/TV: Shawshank, Touching the Void, City of God, Princess Bride, Right Stuff, Finding Nemo, and more. Mad Men, Band of Brothers, Deadwood, Rome, Survivor, Buffy, Firefly, Amazing R, Lost, Big Bang, Modern Family.

Music: Peter Gabriel, Alanis, Melissa E, Paul Simon, Led Zeppelin, Mozart, opera, blues and the list goes on.

Hobbies: Reading, traveling, nature walks, music, computer gaming.

Favorite Places I've been: West coast of Vancouver Island, the area around Sydney Australia.

Dream Vacations: African Safari, Antarctic cruise, space flight.

What Inspires Me: Enduring friends, ones who overcome so much in their own lives, the members on WebMD are always inspiring and humbling to me with their strength and eloquence and ability to support each other.

Favorite Quotes:

"Courage is not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality." - C.S. Lewis

"Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. Begin it now." - Goethe

"The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong." - Mahatma Gandhi

"The only difference between a caprice and a lifelong passion is that the caprice lasts a little longer." - Oscar Wilde"

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I'm sorry to hear he lost this battle. More
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming. ~Goethe
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Reply: Nose bleeds
Hi Char, I encourage you to repost your message to Dr. Moser on our Cold and...More
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming. ~Goethe
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Reply: This new board layout is terrible.
I just watched the video on your blog, Galileo, thank you for pointing me...More
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming. ~Goethe
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Reply: This new board layout is terrible.
VERY interesting take on it, Galileo, thank you. I never thought of it in those...More
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming. ~Goethe
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Reply: This new board layout is terrible.
I don't think I have, Galileo and will have to check it out (being in Canada,...More
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming. ~Goethe
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Reply: This new board layout is terrible.
I am glad that those of you who found the change difficult continue to peek in...More
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming. ~Goethe
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Reply: New Features on Exchanges!
And you CAN now create a signature for even our moderated exchanges. (Do it...More
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming. ~Goethe
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Revised: New Features on Exchanges!
Dear Members, You may have noticed some changes that happened to your...More
Reply: Prostate cancer vaccination approval by FDA
For more on this, read WebMD's article: FDA OKs Provenge for Prostate Cancer...More

For more information, visit the Duke Health Prostate Cancer Center