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Just Keep Laughing

One of the blessings I am most grateful for is a sense of humor. Honestly, without that, I can’t imagine how dull life would be. Let’s face it. 531 more words


Sneaky Little Changes

Sneaky. This incredibly slow moving progression is so sneaky. I get lulled into thinking my ALS symptoms are pretty stable. Then…wham! Things change.

When my hospice doctor was here last week, I told her about a couple concerns. 634 more words


Spa Time

Now that we have a home health aide through Hospice, Alan’s role when I am bathed has been changed to “assistant”. He had been doing the whole job alone and it wore him out. 524 more words


MLB's mission to find a cure for Lou Gehrig's disease (column flashback)

This column appeared in the Arizona Daily Sun on June 6, 2002.

Baseball’s support of ALS research an homage to Gehrig

By Ed Odeven

It’s easy to criticize Major League Baseball. 527 more words


GM604: It's Complicated

The ALS community has been abuzz with some news about a potential new treatment called GM604 (also called GM6.) I have refrained from writing about this here for reasons I will explain later in this post. 1,084 more words


Lamb of God

This is Holy Week, a time when Christians reflect on the enormity of Jesus’ willing sacrifice and glorious resurrection. Christ became the sacrificial lamb – the Lamb of God – whose blood was shed for the sins of the world. 292 more words


ALS Symptoms in Men

In case you are unaware of ALS symptoms in men and women, here is an article to help you understand the basic and important facts about this serious neurological disease… 632 more words

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