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    Hi Beebe: Just got this message today (dec 18). How much more can you handle right now? That...

    Hi Beebe: Just got this message today (dec 18). How much more can you handle right now? That is terrible news about Stephanie. ( I am right that Stephanie is your daughter and Jack's wife right?) I just can't imagine what you must be going through. My Mom was diagnosed with breast cancer 4...
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    Gail has a cold and it is scarry.

    better Thanks for your replies. Thank Heavens, Gail feels better this week and is not coughing and choking so much. I was so scared last week, that I was going to lose her. As much as I prepare, I will never be ready for that. I also feel so helpless when she is so weak and sad. I found a...
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    Gail has a cold and it is scarry.

    Many of you don't know me. search March 2006. but I just came today to say how scared I am about Gail. It has been almost three years now and I am so frightened every night. Gail caught a cold on monday and when her husband and I took her to the doctor Wednesday, I felt helpless. She...
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    New Member

    Hello Allison Hi Allison: So very sorry to hear about your husband diagnoses and so very young too. My friend Gail was diagnosed two years ago at the age of 43 and has three young children. although everyone progresses at different rates, my advice is to take as many vacations and do as...
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    Brothers Bike across Canada for ALS

    Hi There Everyone: Three brothers are currently biking across Canada to raise Awareness and funds for ALS Canada. Unfortunately I just found out about them this week. It looks as if they have travelled from BC to Ontario so far. Please check out their website and come out and support them...
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    Happy Birthday, Al!

    Happy birthday Buddy Sorry I missed your birthday! What a terrible friend I am hahaha. I will cheers to you tonight with my glass of red! xo Barbie xo
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    My son-in law Jack

    sorry my thoughts are with you and Jack's wife and family. Barbie
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    VACATIONING with ALS - HELP we have never done it before

    vacation Hi there: I can tell you that you should go on vacation for sure and go on as many as you can now. My friend Gail could walk great in the ocean because of the salt water and it did her the world of good. Take another couple with you to help you out so that you can enjoy the beach...
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    I am new here

    Hello all hello Everyone: My kids were 8 and 9 when their Aunt was diagnosed with ALS two years ago. Since that time I have been worrying about what I should be doing for them and trying to keep the conversation open for them to talk to my husband and I about it. They have watched their...
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    What do you say when...

    hello Most people don't know what to say to someone who has been diagnosed with ALS (or any other disease for that matter) They mean well in their response, but sometimes it is uncomfortable for everyone. I would just say, thank you for caring. Most people are sincere, when they say they are...
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