Steve Gleason. 9 years with ALS, countless lives impacted by his dedication to fighting this disease, legislation changes, technology improvements, awareness, rewriting of the narrative of diagnosis, and the list goes on and on. This disease is devastating, and Steve has been an agent of change in every area impacted by this life interruption. He … Continue reading 1.15.20 Not All Heroes Wear Capes
As we wrap up Caregiver Month, I'd like to thank each person who plays the role for another. In Jeff Foxworthy fashion, you might be a caregiver if: you've ever helped us get from one place to the other you've ever got us dressed you've ever held our hand in a store you've ever helped … Continue reading 11.30.19 Caregivers
Y'all know me, always late and behind. It's part of my charm, er something like that. Anyways, let's catch up a bit shall we? Friday the 8th was clinic day. Tonya and I had so much fun yakin' and catching up that we didn't get a single picture. So you'll just have to trust me … Continue reading 11.14.19 Catching Up
12 days later, I'm starting to think these temporary tattoos aren't so temporary - ooops! This is my souvenir from the FW ALS Walk on Saturday, Oct 19th. Cindy the great out did herself once again with team spirit and getting everyone decked out. Huge "Thank You" to Dan and Susan at PuckettPro for getting … Continue reading 10.31.19 Temporary?
Team SunnyStrong is legit killing it. Saturday is going to be awesome, we're going to cause a ruckus and take a stand against ALS. If you ordered a shirt they will be at the walk - otherwise I'll mail out orders next week. Here are the details that you need to know for Saturday: … Continue reading 10.14.19 Ready to Walk?
Envisioning a Bright Future for Our Survivors BY RICK JOBUS IN COLUMNS, NOTES FROM THE ALS FRONT - A COLUMN BY RICK JOBUS. From time to time, a comment in response to one of my columns reveals that the commenter has lost someone to ALS. The first time it happened, I paid it little mind. Subsequent occurrences aroused … Continue reading Reblog: Envisioning a Bright Future for Our Survivors
29th Annual International Symposium on ALS/MND Patient Fellow Program Background: "The key to defeating MND lies in fostering strong collaboration between leading researchers around the world, and sharing new understanding of the disease as rapidly as possible. This was the MND Association’s rationale behind the creation of the International Symposium on ALS/MND." - MND Association … Continue reading 10.11.19 #alssymp
We're right at 3 weeks out from the FW Walk to Defeat ALS and there's 3 things you need to do: Register for the Walk by Joining Our Team HERE 2. Order your SunnyStrong Shirts HERE 3. Plan to Join Us for the After Party HERE We've got some exciting things planned for this year's … Continue reading 10.1.19 It’s Walk Month!
"Tag Team, back again, Check it to wreck it, let's begin. Party on, party people, let me hear some noise" Team SunnyStrong is back for our 5th Walk to Defeat ALS! Register HereSaturday, October 19, 2019 Trinity Park in Fort Worth 9 AM | 3 mile course "I'm takin' it back to the old school … Continue reading 9.24.19 Can You Dig It?
This one is tough. My heart is broken. I am thankful for ALS bringing my Fruges into our life, but I'll be damned if I feel anything short of outrage that it took Tom from us, specifically away from Nancy, Emily, Aimee, and Grayson. Especially Grayson. From day 1 of his diagnosis, everything Tom faced … Continue reading 9.13.19 Sunny Loves Tom