ALS - My Journey on a Path as of Yet Untraveled

ALS - My Journey on a Path as of Yet Untraveled

When we First Shared the Diagnosis...

One of the original co-founders of the popular local digital media publisher Clark County Live! recently disclosed that they had been diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Mitch Canton, who co-founded the site in 2008 with his wife Melanie and other family members, was originally diagnosed with the …

How Did We Get Here...

Read the Backstory about the beginning of this Journey…

How Did We Get Here...

Read the Backstory about the beginning of this Journey…

How Did We Get Here...

Read the Backstory …

Recent Postings from the Journey...

How They Remember You

I swear it’s unintentional, but I’m starting to feel like a Country DJ. Between the ‘Live Like You Were Dying’ post, and the ‘Buy Dirt’ post, and now the ‘How …

I Had a Dream…

It wasn’t up there with Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream…” but fortunately it wasn’t down there with a Steven King type of dream either. 🙂 Over the years, …

I Know I Can Get Through Today

Remember that old commercial, where the poor lady cried out, “Help, I’ve fallen and I can’t get up”? It was a meme before memes were a thing. You laughed at …

I’ve always been a gadget guy. New tech? Oh yeah. Something shiny? For sure. Early, early adopter? Guilty as charged. That new-fangled Video Cassette Recorder thing, the one with the …

I have a couple of confessions. First, if we’ve had any recent interaction, or enjoyed some brief convo lately, I’ve likely lied to you. Sorry. But, it’s been one of …

Managing an ALS diagnosis is a lot like bungee jumping. You feel like you have absolutely no control over how you fall, and you’re always living with the uncertainty of …

The other day I talked about the ALS Clinic and the ALSFRS-R score, and how I attend this clinic every three months and spend several hours with a team of …

Hey, just an FYI. This story is a little different from some of my recent posts. It’s more educational/awareness sort of thing, providing some medical-related insight into my ALS journey. …

At that moment, everything we worked for was on the line. After the gut punch we just took, the easiest thing in the world to do would be to fold. …

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