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  1. Jamesyousif0
    08-25-2018 12:57 PM - permalink
    Hey Atsugi id like to thank you for commenting on my post I really appreciate it. I posted follow symptom on the thread ( i believe it’s still pending to be approved by moderator ) when you get a chance could you check it out. Thank you again Atsugi for all the help you provide on this Forum it is very much appreciated by many
  2. Jamesyousif0
    08-20-2018 11:32 PM - permalink
    Hey Atsugi when you get a chance could you check out my post I made about my symptoms of ALS. Thank you so much Atsugi I really do appreciate it.
  3. beauty4everyone
    08-01-2018 12:42 PM - permalink
    Salutations, Kind Sir - I'd like to start a continual thread of religious related jokes. *How does one make the "title" in bold print; *Let others know it is on going, and * that they can add jokes, too? Thanks much! May blessings abound - B. (PS: I'm not a frivolous person - but appropriate humor helps us see there can still be joy in spite of circumstances.) ( I wish I had the power to heal everyone.) B.
  4. elysse8
    07-22-2018 08:45 AM - permalink
    Thank you, Mike. I appreciate you.
  5. elysse8
    07-20-2018 06:33 PM - permalink
    Hi Atsugi,
    Three years ago, you helped me decide to look at other explanations for the symptoms that I was having. I was scared that I had ALS, due to muscle weakness, twitching, and muscles fatiguing VERY quickly. Three years later and I am still struggling to figure out what I have going on. I have the same symptoms, just more prominent and my writing has become impaired. The doctors have said I can come back for more testing. Because my grandfather had ALS, it is on my mind. I'm 35 now. In your experience and opinion, and because I am about to start fresh with this search, after 3 years of symptoms, do you think it's safe to say I can rule out ALS?
  6. Dune
    07-13-2018 05:37 PM - permalink
    Hey I again wanted to say thank you for helping me out with your kind words! I was just curious, you help so many people on this forum, without asking anything in return, so I was just wondering, maybe there is something that bothers you, anything that you would like to get of your chest? I'm really so amazed on how you help other people every day, with something you're battling yourself! You are someone I want to be as a doctor! Thanks!
  7. beauty4everyone
    07-12-2018 05:43 PM - permalink
    No matter which carrier you flew off of - you're a brave man! Thanks much! B.
  8. beauty4everyone
    07-12-2018 12:39 PM - permalink
    Hi, There you are. Wandering through the still very new options, I came across the lovely pictures of your beautiful family. What a blessing. I am very sorry to learn your dear wife has passed. As the last of my birth family, I miss them, too, but their love and memory lives on.

    Thank you for your military service - keeping us safe from the evil doers. Someone wrote you flew off an aircraft carrier. May I ask if it was the Forrestal? We had service men in our family in peace and war. We honor all those who serve.

    Still trying to discover how to put photos on separate messages. Perhaps the instructions will pop-up soon. (smile). Miracles happen. Another will occur if I can find this location again.

    Best sign off for now. Will send "poem" soon. Last līne not quite positive enough for "Hope" criteria. Need to think of alternative. May you find something beautiful to lift your spirit today. B.
  9. MVFinVA
    07-01-2018 07:07 PM - permalink
    Page 3We got married 10 months later in Seoul. From there we went to DC, (I got off active duty after our first daughter was born), Templehoff AB, Germany; Sembach AB, Germany, Ramstein AB, Germany; Langley AFB, VA; and back to DC where Dave finished out. He then went to work in the same office as a civilian attorney for 11 years before the ALS hit.

    We had a great time in the Air Force and had great opportunities to travel and see the world! What an adventure!

    Our youngest complains that she doesn't remember any of Europe. But she commissioned in the Army last month and will be at their doctorate of physical therapy program in San Antonio for 3 years. She is excited to start an adventure too.

  10. MVFinVA
    07-01-2018 07:07 PM - permalink
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    You asked about our military service. My husband, Dave, and both served in the Air Force from 1985 - 2005. Dave did all active duty and I did combined active and reserve. I should start getting my retired pay any day now. We met at the Air Force JAG School at Maxwell AFB, Montgomery,AL during our first week of active duty! He went to Kadena AB, Japan, and I went to Fairchild AFB, Spokane, Washington from there. We met up again in 1987 in Korea, I had been at Kunsan AB for 8 months when he was stationed at Osan AB. We had kept in touch since the JAG school.

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