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    Very sad news but what a wonderful, talented and...

    Very sad news but what a wonderful, talented and inspirational man he was, despite living most of his life with MND.

    Bern
  2. Thread: Wet Room Help

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    Hi Ellie, Evidently it slides/glides over the...

    Hi Ellie,

    Evidently it slides/glides over the toilet.
    I'll get in it at the top of the stairs, it will be wheeled to the bathroom and over the toilet.
    I await it with interest! I'm a bit unsure...
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    Hi Ellie, We have a stair lift. I have a walk...

    Hi Ellie,

    We have a stair lift. I have a walk to it - about 4 metres and a walk from it to the toilet - about 3 metres. By the time I get back to my rise and recline chair, my legs have had it!...
  4. Thread: Wet Room Help

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    Hi Newbie, We have a wetroom upstairs in the...

    Hi Newbie,

    We have a wetroom upstairs in the family bathroom. It's been great until this week when my legs have weakened more. I was very blinkered and said I had no intention of having a...
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    Hi Tim, It's a hard situation to be in. Has...

    Hi Tim,

    It's a hard situation to be in.
    Has the OT been to see you? It sounds like your wife needs a stair lift or through floor lift.
    Also, I struggled with a shower over the bath and it was...
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    Hi, Re the discussion about sweet things - I had...

    Hi,
    Re the discussion about sweet things - I had a terrible sweet tooth which I no longer have. It's savoury all the way now!
    Bern x
  7. Thread: PIPs

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    Hi Sue, That's an absolute disgrace. You...

    Hi Sue,
    That's an absolute disgrace.
    You certainly shouldn't have to go through the stress.
    I thought they had accepted MND as an illness which does not get better.
    Thankfully they will be coming...
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    Happy New Year CC, Barry and everyone on the...

    Happy New Year CC, Barry and everyone on the forum.
    Our daughter is home from Glasgow for New Year - the first time in many years.
    I'm sure she'll give us a good rendition of Auld Lang Syne!
    Bern...
  9. Thread: bots

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    Ah right Ellie. First time I've noticed!...

    Ah right Ellie.
    First time I've noticed!
    Thanks,
    Bern x
  10. Thread: bots

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    Hi Terry / MNDA I agree. Didn't know what to...

    Hi Terry / MNDA
    I agree. Didn't know what to do! Definitely suspicious.
    Bern x
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    Ha Ha! Love it, cc! Bern x

    Ha Ha!
    Love it, cc!
    Bern x
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    Hi Nightowl, I'm sorry but I can't help but...

    Hi Nightowl,
    I'm sorry but I can't help but someone must be able to. Why not try the MND connect thread and they should be able to tell you who to contact.
    Does your Mam have an OT or physio? They...
  13. Thread: Wet Room Help

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    Hi Chris, We used a firm called Easibathe. They...

    Hi Chris,
    We used a firm called Easibathe. They planned the wetroom and then we showed the plans to the OT, in case there was anything we'd missed.
    Maybe ask your OT if she'd be happy to do that....
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    Yeah - bright pink. I'd just been told I had...

    Yeah - bright pink. I'd just been told I had bone thinning prior to going into the plaster room and so I thought what the heck .......I'm having pink. Think my husband thought I'd finally...
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    Hi Lynne, Welcome to the forum and I'm so glad...

    Hi Lynne,
    Welcome to the forum and I'm so glad you're being positive. It's great that you are carrying on with your job. As Barry said, don't be afraid to use a walking aid - I'm speaking from...
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    Hi Pink, I'm sure you should be due something....

    Hi Pink,
    I'm sure you should be due something. Do you have anyone representing you?
    My daughter was made redundant after her firm relocated. She had worked with them for just over 4 years and she...
  17. Thread: Thumb Print

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    Hi Streetwise, My Thumb-Print downloads go into...

    Hi Streetwise,
    My Thumb-Print downloads go into iBooks on my iPad.
    It's an orange icon with a blank open page on it.
    Hope this helps.
    Bern
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    So sorry that you're in this situation, Adrian....

    So sorry that you're in this situation, Adrian.
    Thinking of you.
    Bern x
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    Hi Terry, It is available to download - just...

    Hi Terry,
    It is available to download - just from October 26th though.
    Bern x
  20. Thread: Osteoporosis

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    Thanks Ellie. I'm still awaiting the scan...

    Thanks Ellie.
    I'm still awaiting the scan results. I had a fall on an icy path earlier this year but there were no breaks then. That was prior to my MND diagnosis.
    You are right though, in that...
  21. Thread: Osteoporosis

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    Thanks everyone. Thanks Rachel for the info....

    Thanks everyone. Thanks Rachel for the info.
    Bern x
  22. Thread: Osteoporosis

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    Osteoporosis

    Hi, I had my first MND related fall on Saturday. I've fractured my wrist. There's no bone displacement so that's good. They've put a cast on today for 6 weeks.
    However, the x-Ray showed that I have...
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    Hi Terry and gang, Lovely to see you all as...

    Hi Terry and gang,

    Lovely to see you all as real people - ha ha!
    It must be nice to meet people from the forum.
    I haven’t been to any of my area meetings yet. I will have to make a determined...
  24. Thread: Flu Jab 2016

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    Hi Pinkelle, My MND consultant said it was a...

    Hi Pinkelle,
    My MND consultant said it was a must. But it's a one off and isn't repeated.
    Bern x
  25. Thread: Flu Jab 2016

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    Hi, I had my first ever flu jab today. I was also...

    Hi, I had my first ever flu jab today. I was also booked in for the pneaumonia jab but the GP Practice had none in stock. Evidently there’s a national shortage of the vaccine.
    The GP practice won’t...
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