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ALS – Knowing the Disease on a Personal Level

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a progressive and fatal motor neuron disease. On average, a new person is diagnosed with ALS every 90 minutes. It is estimated that at any given time, about … Continue reading

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Amazing Book Reviews!

Amazing Book Reviews!   My book is now available – it is a dramatic yet informative and compassionate memoir about my mom’s experience with ALS, including multiple diagnoses, symptoms, deterioration, and progression of the disease.  It also includes volatile family interactions … Continue reading

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My Book is Now Available!

I am happy to announce that my book “Ruthie” is now published and available. The book is a memoir of my mother’s experience with ALS, a difficult, debilitating, and progressive illness.  The story takes the reader on a personal journey of … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s and Assisted Living

Alzheimer’s and Assisted Living – It is now time to move my dad into an assisted living facility. He is 90 years old, and he has Alzheimer’s. He has always been active, independent, and proud. And he doesn’t think he … Continue reading

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I’ve Written a Book

Woo-Hoo – I am excited and wanted to share with everyone – I have written a book. The book is a memoir of my mother’s experience with ALS, a difficult, debilitating, and progressive illness. The story takes the reader on … Continue reading

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Writing About Writing

Writing About Writing First, a big thank you to Teri Connolly, who has kindly invited me to write about writing in a blog taggging event. For a long time, I have admired Teri’s beautiful, heart-felt writing and her sweet, caring nature, … Continue reading

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