New Member to VA

Hello Everyone,

I am currently being diagnosed with Arthritis and other medical conditions which correlate. I am so pleased to have found this website and App as I feel that It has helped me to realise that I am not alone and through our experiences, we can come together and support each other, especially through this Pandemic.

I am going to keep my introduction short and sweet although BT says its good to talk.

And look forward to hearing from you all. 😊


  • SimonC
    SimonC Member Posts: 14

    Welcome here

    Simon 💜

  • @SimonC


    Thank you for your warm welcome, How are you today?

  • SimonC
    SimonC Member Posts: 14
    edited 26. Feb 2021, 11:09

    Doing ok thanks. It's a lovely sunny day in London.

    Working from home but going out for shopping and a walk in my lunch break.

    How are you?

    Simon 💜

  • I am as good as I could be. Sounds like I should take a leaf out of your book, as the weather is very nice. I doubt I will today, I will be working on a few projects and my personal admin, which should keep me busy, lool no time idle thumbs and all of that.

  • Hello,

    When I first signed up to VA, I was greeted and congratulated with a Level 1 acknowledgement. Can you inform me as to what the Levels mean and how they work? please.

    Thank you,


  • SimonC
    SimonC Member Posts: 14

    Maybe ask in the help line chat area?


  • I will do that, Thanks. @SimonC

  • Mike1
    Mike1 Member Posts: 1,992

    The "Levels" are represented by stars in a box after your forum name, they are based on the number of posts you have made, "likes" etc. Other than that I cannot explain them although I too have asked.

    Plus, there is no need to keep swapping between areas of the forum, just click on "Recent Posts" at the top left hand side of the page and you will see everything that has been posted and discussed since your last visit.

  • Jona
    Jona Member Posts: 406

    Hi Mz_

    Lovely to have you here the more the merrier I say, great people on here with a wealth of help and advice and your right let’s keep talking knowing your not alone is great medicine

    take care

    Jona 😊

  • @Jona,

    Good Morning,

    Thank you for your warm welcoming; I look forward to speaking with you more.

    I hope you have a great day.


  • @Mike1

    I hope all is well? Thank you for letting me know what this means. I finally have a concept. I will look forward to hearing from you soon.

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