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    What did everyone do for a living?

    I worked retail pharmacy for 23 yrs, and then RN for 9 yrs.
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    This really sucks

    Barry- glad to hear you are ok after all that last night...how scary. and yes, ALS really sucks! I'm getting my peg tube next week-weakness over losing 50 lbs in 18 months has won. Just hope to maintain!
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    Sjogren"s disease along with ALS?

    capt Al, Yes, I am abby-normal also. I was diagnosed with Sjogrens about 9 yrs ago.
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    Keeping track of who is from where

    hey Barry, Henderson, KY for me!
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    Ode to an Immovable Object

    and dont forget the grilled onions!:lol:
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    My husband passed away

    So sorry for your loss, may God bless you with wonderful memories, Brenda
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    my "pain in the butt" story!

    Hello friends! I've been absent for a while, but couldn't help it... Last Wed morning, my 8 yr old and I were sprucing up the kitchen. Well, my part involved vacuuming baseboards while he used a "magic eraser", quite the little helper bee! And I just HAD to vacuum a little more... Not unlike...
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    needed: w/c accessable van

    Greetings friends! As many of you know, I have had ALS for 16 months. My legs are starting to fail me at times, dang it! So the ALS Assn let me borrow a power w/c. It is great! It's a Quantum 600. Now for the problem... It won 't fit in my van with me in it! So I'm wondering if anyone out...
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    Lenny has passed

    Linda, I am sorry for your loss. I pray you will be blessed with wonderful memories of Lenny. Take care and God bless, Brenda
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    Hubby is in ICU on a ventilator

    Dearest Linda, Bless your heart...my prayers are with you. God will take care of all of this, I'm sure! I hope you are resting. God bless, Brenda
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    ALS can happen to anyone

    I don't have a clue, but I think I will have my hubby make phone calls tomorrow! Until I know, I won't even worry about it!:smile::smile::smile:
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    weird moment

    I am just laughing away right now! love you all!
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    ALS can happen to anyone

    pidge, Laughter is the best, isn't it? Hope you and your son are having a good week! I wonder , I don't have college loans, if my credit card would "forgive" my balance? Might have to see... take good care, brenda
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    Questions to GI specialist RE: feeding tube?

    Well... I had my GI consult two days ago. The dr was great! Explained the procedure to my hubby and me and our 8 yr. I did not realize I would be getting the peg by way of endoscopy...now I know! He said he would like for me to see a nutritionist sometime next week. They talk about what...
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    Question about wheelchair vans-

    wow- so many things to consider! Hope my hubby is ready! AND NOW LOOK AT THIS! I think I just graduated my member status from senior member to what ever is next! YIPPEE! I got the call today, actually hubby did, and they are delivering a LOANER power w/c next Tues. Don't worry, I'll let ya'll...
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