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  1. AKmom
    04-10-2016 08:48 AM - permalink
    Roderick, I was thinking about you and thought I would pop in to see if I could find an update on you. Looks like you posted in January. I too have not been to this site much for quite some time. So many of my original friends have gone. It seems you have progressed quite a bit from what I remember of you. So sorry you do not have a resolution to your dx yet. Not sure if you will come back in to see this post, but I will say a prayer for you. Take care.
  2. Atsugi
    01-18-2016 07:02 AM - permalink
    ♥ Atsugi
    Hi. Roderick, isn't it? Welcome back. I remember you.

    You just left a message to yourself that others might not notice. May I recommend you re-introduce yourself in the forum? Looking forward to reading your blogs and posts.
  3. arkallen
    01-18-2016 05:52 AM - permalink
    Iv'e not been back here in some years; but I was drawn back to something the beautiful Sequoia, Sr. Sharon, had written. I find it too sad to visit this site when almost everyone I knew has now gone. My situation has remained undiagnosed to date; I am dependent on a manual chair and ventilator most hours of the day. I learned a great deal about how to cope with a changed life from these pages, and will be always indebted to the kind friends who shared so much. But eventually I didn't fit here. Remaining alive while too many others disappeared was awful, and my path seems now to be too different to contribute much to other's lives here. I've spent a short while looking up those kind friends, aahhhh. What to say!
  4. DBowman
    02-11-2013 03:31 AM - permalink
    Hello...I don't know if we've spoken before or not either....but, anyway...I haven't been on this site now for a couple o' years.....but it looks like you have a large and devoted many great people on this site, eh? As having PLS myself, I say.....get close to God and keep keeps that electical connection between your body and your brain fired up...
  5. olly
    12-30-2012 05:24 AM - permalink
    Hi,not seen you around very much.How are you? Any closer to a dx?
    Neighbours has gone off the tv till middle of january,we have been missing it since the first week it went off. Is the weather hot? Not stopped raining here since spring.
    Take good care and dont be a stranger.
  6. Sequoia
    12-19-2012 02:51 PM - permalink
    My Christmas wish for your family is to live in Peace Harmony Laughter and Love and know how Beautiful You shine so bright with your Love and Light! I just want you know how much you mean to me ... we have never met in person, but you are known to me and stay in my heart. I feel we have been friends forever ....

    ((( ♥ )))
  7. Sequoia
    12-14-2012 01:23 PM - permalink
    Hello roderick...i had a fecal impaction that kept me from peeing so they put a cathedar in so i could pee....i am alright now! Please pray for me my ftiend!
    Love you much
  8. arkallen
    12-13-2012 06:42 AM - permalink
    Hello, Thank you so much for your greeting and kind words. Im sorry it has taken weeks (months?) to reply. I don't come here so often now. I must write some more, I really would like to. Typing is a challenge, and I find that I end up using all my time on essential communication rather than real writing. Anyway, nice to have heard from you, I hope that things are good for you. Blessings!
  9. ottawa girl
    09-30-2012 09:24 AM - permalink
    ottawa girl
    Roderick - I just now read your blog- rather I inhaled your blog. You have lightened the load. Thank you. I feel like Oliver Twist... "more, please sir".
    Please, write, write, write.
  10. Sequoia
    09-13-2012 08:17 PM - permalink
    Have a great trip roderick! I am fairly peaceful....pray for me as i pray for you.
    Love you lots

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  • About arkallen
    What's your relationship with ALS/MND?
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    Diagnosed with MND in 2009, but not confirmed. No alternate diagnosis. Chair, Ventilator, all that.
    Retired Minister. I was also a Carpenter at one time, and we farmed many years ago.
    I am fascinated by life and people. Reading, working with my hands, music, prayer.
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