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Time to get back to normal - but what's the 'new normal'?

Week 2 has been another good one;

  • Miles covered this week – 8.6
  • Total miles covered so far – 23.8
  • Fundraising total – £580!!!

We’d initially hoped to raise £500  327 more words

Week 2 Preview

Good morning all,

Coach Chamblin is clearly not a happy man these days.

Yesterday, Rider kicker Chris Milo and his tattoos were notably absent from practice. 525 more words


Type 2 Diabetes With ALS

ALS, also called Lou Gehrig’s disease after the famed baseball player who died of the illness, destroys nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. Little is known about its causes, and no treatments exist to halt it. 230 more words


Ventilator / ALS

My sister just inside
On her ventilator
In the bed that is her home
Surrounded by eye-operated computer
TV with cable and Netflix
And 24 hour care… 268 more words

Dementia in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis(ALS)

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a devastating disease that affects the part of the nervous system that controls voluntary movements. ALS is sometimes called Lou Gehrig’s disease… 233 more words


On Dying Ever-So-Slowly

I think it was in fact a gentler time, when those of us ill and not able to recover were considered as invalids. No expectations, we were to suffer in dignity and silence, attended to by relatives. 1,398 more words

Living As A Disabled Crone