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    Good morning friends, Kayleigh - I would not...

    Good morning friends,

    Kayleigh - I would not be allowed to comment on the goings on within this forum. We did have a captain Peacock who was known as a floor walker and responsible for looking for...
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    I worked in a large department store in the early...

    I worked in a large department store in the early 70’s and the comedy that Kayleigh refers to was so typical of daily life at work. I was a young department manager with staff of juniors and older...
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    Hi Helen, Many nursing/care homes don’t have...

    Hi Helen,

    Many nursing/care homes don’t have the experience of dealing with residents with MND and I understand how a search on the internet can be frustrating. I suggest you contact MND connect...
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    Vicky, I don’t believe an assessment is required...

    Vicky, I don’t believe an assessment is required to use a convene as they can be purchased in a pharmacy or on the internet.

    Barry
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    Hi Vicky, As an alternative to urine bottles...

    Hi Vicky,

    As an alternative to urine bottles your dad could use a sheath. I know a few people who find them useful.
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  6. Thread: after the fall

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    Hi Kate, Sorry to hear that you have injuries...

    Hi Kate,

    Sorry to hear that you have injuries following a fall. In answer to your original question it is not unusual to have a weakness in our limbs which may result in a fall. Safety first is...
  7. Thread: Hi all

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    Hello and welcome Richard. You can rest...

    Hello and welcome Richard.

    You can rest assured that you will find advice and moral support from pwmnd and their carers on this forum.

    Best wishes,
    Barry
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    Hello Scotty and welcome to the forum family. ...

    Hello Scotty and welcome to the forum family.

    Sorry to hear that your diagnosis was confirmed as MND and the proposed lumber puncture is only one of several methods involved in the diagnosis but...
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    Hi Andy, I fully understand your dilemma as I...

    Hi Andy,

    I fully understand your dilemma as I went through the same process 7 years ago, albeit probably too early in my case. We had our dream retirement house in the city centre when I was...
  10. Thread: Quick Hello

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    Hello StandardBeatz and welcome. As others...

    Hello StandardBeatz and welcome.

    As others have said you only have to ask and someone will reply to your questions. Here is a link to the tutorial compiled by our good friend Lee aka onein300.
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    Hi Hayls, You mentioned medications and I...

    Hi Hayls,

    You mentioned medications and I assume you are taking antidepressants such as citalopram. I find it has helped me control the spontaneous laughter or crying. As Dina said, the guests...
  12. Thread: Good news

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    Hi Lynne, Great news with your wheelchair. Of...

    Hi Lynne,

    Great news with your wheelchair. Of course as a driving instructor you will have no issue with spacial or traffic awareness. Make sure you get your husband to reach the difficult items....
  13. Thread: Muscle spasms

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    Hi Panniertank, Is it possible that you have...

    Hi Panniertank,

    Is it possible that you have done some damage when you fell recently? I have noticed that my cramps have worsened since I fell 4 weeks ago and the doctor said it was a result of...
  14. Thread: Ventilation

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    Hi Dina, That’s great news that you can...

    Hi Dina,

    That’s great news that you can tolerate the mask overnight and a significant improvement in your CO2 levels. Although as yet I have no serious breathing issues, my neurologist at...
  15. Hi Ellie, I agree the sample is tiny and as...

    Hi Ellie,

    I agree the sample is tiny and as Doug says the results following the trial may be more conclusive. I did consider this when typing my post and as with people who have led an active...
  16. Thread: Jude

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    Hello Jude11 and welcome. Iím sorry to hear...

    Hello Jude11 and welcome.

    Iím sorry to hear that you have recently received this diagnosis and your head must still be spinning. As Dina has said you will find support and advice here from our...
  17. Hi Doug, What stood out for me in the...

    Hi Doug,

    What stood out for me in the demographic was the high levels of academic achievement. Does this suggest a link with stress associated with senior positions in the workplace?

    Barry
  18. Thread: Good news

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    Hi Lynne, Sorry I missed your reply earlier...

    Hi Lynne,

    Sorry I missed your reply earlier but I show a link to the trolley they gave me. Although the link is via amazon the OT should provide it free....
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    MNDA newsletter

    This is aimed at Terry due to the Suffolk story but it may be of interest to others as it refers to home adaptations.

    I apologise if you get this via another source.
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  20. Thread: Good news

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    Oh no Lynne. I thought you were safe with your...

    Oh no Lynne. I thought you were safe with your walker. I find my 4 wheel walker too big for the house so I use a 4 wheel trolley provided by my OT. It is only 20 inches wide and is handy for carrying...
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    [QUOTE=Lynne K;91337] Aren't relationships...

    [QUOTE=Lynne K;91337]

    Aren't relationships challenging sometimes.

    Amen to that statement Lynne. There is nothing wrong with us trying to maintain some independence but I guess our nearest and...
  22. Thread: Micks funeral

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    Wow Shrew, Mick would have been very proud of...

    Wow Shrew,

    Mick would have been very proud of the support he received to celebrate his life.

    Best wishes,
    Barry
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    Annual conference

    Hello MND Connect,

    For the benefit of those who were unable to attend the recent conference could you please post a link to the presentation given by professor Chris Shaw.

    Thank you,
    Barry 52
  24. I find it good that many of us can resort to...

    I find it good that many of us can resort to humour in our difficult situation. We need laughter every day.

    Wishing everyone a stress free weekend.

    Love,
    Barry
  25. Not a great day yesterday but I am blaming the...

    Not a great day yesterday but I am blaming the heat. I picked up my scooter which was in for puncture repair and when I got home one tyre was still flat with a visible large thorn in it. I then...
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