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Pressing On

Sometimes life can resemble a Little League Baseball game.  You get off to a great start, feed off of momentum and develop a big lead.  Just as you are about to taste victory, a bad break halts your progress.  291 more words


Happy Birthday Dad.

Today is my Dads birthday. Unfortunately I wont be meeting up with him, handing over a present he probably didn’t want and blowing out the candles on his cake, because Dad died of Motor Neuron Disease almost 30 years ago. 449 more words


Where there's a "wheel/will" there's a way - sponsored by...

Due to the high costs of running a highly popular blog, read all over the world, and even on other planets, I have had to accept occasional sponsorship on my posts. 1,310 more words


Cover Star

Anyone who follows me on Twitter will have seen the amazing news coverage Mum has been receiving over the past few days.

Last Saturday, exactly four months after being diagnosed with MND, my sister and I walked into a corner shop to be confronted with a rather familiar face beaming at us from the cover of the Yorkshire Evening Post. 638 more words


What Were You Doing Last Easter?

Tomorrow, it will be four months since we received the diagnosis.

Four months. A third of a year. In a blink of an eye, it has passed us by. 689 more words


Looking for Catharsis


As I stood stirring the food in the pot I wondered how I was actually going to continue my life normally. How does one actually do normal when you are lost. 1,274 more words


Please support...

I’m not a great one for using my swims for fundraising. I’m gonna do the swim anyway, so it doesn’t always feel right to ask people to donate to something I enjoy. 181 more words