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The Uncommon Cold

Back when I was healthy and active, before ALS, I remember getting colds now and then and thinking they were really no big deal. But that was pre-diagnosis. 906 more words


Sterke Leeuw

Richard Branson’s “screw it, let’s do it” is typerend voor ondernemerschap, gewoon doen en de onmogelijkheden oplossen wanneer ze zich voordoen. Ikzelf zeg altijd dat ondernemen draait om 3 dingen; mensen, geld en omstandigheden. 417 more words


There is Joy Still

I just reread a post I wrote two years ago, shortly after receiving my ALS diagnosis. Sometimes it’s hard to see my disease progression because it’s fairly slow. 546 more words


Scientists link ALS progression to increased protein instability.

A new study led by scientists from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) suggests a cause of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. 1,029 more words


G Tube Adventure: Healing

The first couple of days were rough, but healing has progressed rapidly since then. This week, we returned to the hospital for “button” removal (three stitches.) The G tube site is healing well and each day I feel less discomfort. 538 more words


My Pumpkin Patch

The weather may refuse to get with the program but the fact remains… it’s October! That means Halloween is on the way. Got a “sincere” pumpkin patch nearby? 724 more words


First ALS disease Blog

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS, often referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease a former baseball player of the New York Yankees, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. 116 more words