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  1. Thread: Lovely Wendy.

    by Potto
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    Very sorry to hear that Wendy has passed away. ...

    Very sorry to hear that Wendy has passed away.

    Her posts have been a massive help to me- her kindness, intelligence and sense of humour really stood out. RIP Wendy x
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    Hi Tim, You should be able to claim Carer's...

    Hi Tim, You should be able to claim Carer's Allowance if you care for someone full time. Unfortunately it's only 64.60 per week but it's something. I've been claiming it since my partner was...
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    My partner has a Beurer electric foot warmer...

    My partner has a Beurer electric foot warmer which was about 25 on ebay. It's a heated boot thing that you put both feet in. He's really suffered from cold feet since getting MND but this foot...
  4. Thread: Leg jerking

    by Potto
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    Hi Pinkelle, We found that taking magnesium...

    Hi Pinkelle, We found that taking magnesium citrate tablets helped the leg cramps and stiffness my partner was suffering from. It may help with your jerking legs too- might be worth a try.
  5. Thread: Hello

    by Potto
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    Hi Mandy and welcome, I could really relate to...

    Hi Mandy and welcome,

    I could really relate to your post as my partner has MND and we're at a similar stage to you. The first few months are terrifying but things do start to get a bit better as...
  6. Hi Streetwise, I was a carer for my Mum and Dad...

    Hi Streetwise, I was a carer for my Mum and Dad too. Good to hear from you.
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    How about getting a bird feeder or even putting...

    How about getting a bird feeder or even putting out food for the hedgehogs? (if there are any where you live). Watching wildlife together can be really therapeutic and cheers us up especially if the...
  8. Thread: Vitamin D3

    by Potto
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    Hi Pen, My partner takes a high dose D3 plus...

    Hi Pen,

    My partner takes a high dose D3 plus B12. Hard to tell how much it helps with MND symptoms but I think it's worth a try.
  9. Thanks Ellie and CC- good to hear from you both.

    Thanks Ellie and CC- good to hear from you both.
  10. Hi everyone, good to hear from you and thanks for...

    Hi everyone, good to hear from you and thanks for the welcome. We're moving at the moment which adds another layer of stress to it all so we haven't quite got the full team in place but hopefully we...
  11. Finally coming out of the woodwork to say hello...

    Hello everyone,

    I've been lurking on the forum for a few months now as I've strongly suspected my partner has MND and now it's unfortunately been confirmed.

    I find it really comforting to know...
  12. Thread: Need advice.

    by Potto
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    Hi Tim, My partner has just been diagnosed too...

    Hi Tim, My partner has just been diagnosed too and I can relate to everything you say. I find it really comforting reading the forum and feel much less alone since coming on here. Try not to feel...
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