gifts

  1. T

    No mum, no christmas..

    Christmas is heading our way, joy is spreading, laughters echoing and gifts are being purchased. Last christmas was strange, mum was in the hospital but the whole family, grandmas, grandpas, relatives, sisters and brothers had a mutual celebration, we were celebrating for mum as well. She layed...
  2. Clearwater AL

    Tis' the Season...

    Tis the Season... as we close upon Christmas, now within days, for many stress, anxiety, associated symptoms and self inflicted symptoms will rise to the occasion. Waited too long, didn't appropriate enough funds for gifts, credit cards to the max, fearing embarrassment, shame and disappointment...
  3. F

    Initial Commitment of $21.7 Million from Ice Bucket Challenge

    The ALS Association Announces Initial Commitment of $21.7 Million from Ice Bucket Challenge Donations to Expedite Search for Treatments and a Cure for ALS Additional $12.5 Million in Matching Gifts Secured Bring Total Commitment to $34.2 million Washington, D.C. (October 2, 2014)—After the...
  4. MaxEidswick

    Promised eulogy

    I promised a eulogy. But found that sharing Elaine’s life is what we all have been doing. Going back, reading all her posts and thread contributions was a renewed education in how I would like to be. Not just thought of, but really ‘be’. Here, instead of a eulogy, I share some of Elaine’s...
  5. skipper66

    Christmas !

    Hi Everyone, Christmas will be here before you know it. I was wondering if anyone had any unique ideas for gifts for your PALS or for anyone on your gift list. Any fun traditions that you do with your family? Any suggestions appreciated.
  6. cubcake

    My love is gone and now my suffering begins......

    It is with intense sadness that I finally share that the greatest man to have ever graced us is gone. My soulmate passed on July 5th and I will be forever at a loss without him. I seriously don't know how to go on. Frederick Joseph Bustos Resident of San Ramon and Pinole The stars in the...
  7. L

    all things are difficult before they are easy

    Good day, everyone! My father, 73 and living in South Florida, was diagnosed last month with ALS. He started slurring speech last December. He can still be understood, but it has slightly worsened. He has not experienced symptoms anywhere else, nor has his EMG indicated a spread. It is my...
  8. B

    The small gifts

    Last weekend was not only Father's Day, but also my parents' 39th anniversary. Long time :smile:. I went over to visit to celebrate both on Sunday. I brought my parents champagne and roses, because after all they've been through, they certainly deserve acknowledgement for 39 years of marriage. I...
  9. Chase_Corin

    what do you do with yourself?

    When dad passed on October 31st, 2012 life changed for me and mom expanentially. For over three years dad had depended on us for anything from helping him lift things at first to him being almost fully dependant on us for his daily upkeep. Since dad passed we have been in a fog, working on all...
  10. J

    Finally happy holidays

    I have had an absolutely horrible time this last month. They denied five different items on my wheelchair order, I have a pinced nerve in L5 and a soft tissue tumor in my right ankle . I finally got my sister to finish my shopping with gift cards and I am down to 2 fingers on each hand and my...
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