I found your site tonite, and I feel amazed and blessed. I am, like everyone, taking my turn again at going thru stuff I can't handle alone, and feeling lost and panicked and sad, and lo, here you all are. I've spent some time reading your posts and looking at your faces, and I am already feeling not quite so by-my-self. You tend to forget that this disease, in its many manifestations, is not really fought alone, even tho it sure feels like it at 3 in the morning, doesn't it? You wonder, who else could possibly be awake and struggling for breath like this, too? Who else is afraid to sleep and afraid to stay awake, and unable to do either? Thank you for allowing me the opportunity to feel comfort, for awakening in me for the first time in a long time the desire to comfort instead of only pity for myself. Maybe, just maybe, I will get thru this one more time. Maybe I really do want to. I will sit back now and learn from you all, and thank you.
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