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  1. skipper66

    Just saying Hello

    Hi Everyone, Thought I'd stop in to say Hello. For new members I'm Kim (Skipper). I lost my dad November 21, 2015 to limb onset ALS. He lived with it for 3 1/2 years since his diagnosis. Looking back we think he had some symptoms for at least a year before his diagnosis...
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    Hello from skipper66/Kim

    Hi Everyone, I don't get on here as much as I used to but wanted to stop in and say Hi to everyone. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. I sometimes read but don't post all the time. I wasn't dad's caretaker so I'm not as knowledgeable to give advice as most of you...
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    Opinons please

    Hi ! Hope this is ok to post on here. This is Skipper (Kim). I lost my dad to ALS in November. Anyway, I need neutral people to help me decide what to do about a issue. I am separted from my husband. Anyway, I am wanting to make more money. So, I asked to talk to my boss the other day to let...
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    Help!

    I will log in and respond to threads and then my posts won't appear. Sometimes, I try and repost several times. It is very frustrating. Why is this happening?
  5. skipper66

    Hello

    Hi Everyone, Just decided to drop a line to everyone and say Hello. Since I don't think the pub is open anymore. I decided to post in our other thread. I'm doing ok. I'm still grieving dad pretty hard. But, who wouldn't be grieving when they had the...
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    Regret!

    My father passed away from ALS on November 21st of this year 2015. I have a regret. I wish I had took more pictures of him after his diagnosis with me and also with my kids. When he first found out he had ALS I felt I shouldn't upset him by flashing a camera in his face because I didn't want...
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    My dad is in heaven.

    My dad passed away this past Saturday morning November 21st at 3 a.m. I was able to fly to Dallas and be there in time. My brother, sister, and I were there with him. He died at my sister's house. I am so glad that he didn't linger any longer then he did. He was really having a rough time...
  8. skipper66

    What the H-----.

    Hi Everyone, I have been having eye twitches in my left eye. I thought it was maybe due to a medicine it was on. I have been off of it now for over a month and my eye still is twitching. The other medicines I'm on for depression I have been taking off/on for years. So, I...
  9. skipper66

    Feeding machine?

    My dad went to the VA clinic in Dallas this week. Dad can still swallow and breath well so far. But, he has hardly any use of his arms and hands anymore. So, he has to be fed. But, they are getting him some type of machine that will feed him? I never heard of such a thing. Any of you ever use...
  10. skipper66

    Wanted to share this.

    Wasn't sure what section to post this on. So, I put in this other section. I saw that a friend had posted this on f.b. and liked it so I wanted to share it. A Irish Funeral Prayer Death is nothing at all. It does not count I have only slipped away into the next room. Everything remains as it...
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