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Friday, April 6, 2012

My Wife Joanne Has ALS, Lou Gehrig's Disease

'Mish' Mike Shedlock is one of my favorite financial bloggers and he recently disclosed that his wife of 27 years has an advanced form of ALS, Lou Gehrig Disease.  She can't talk and is now struggling to walk.  Our hearts and prayers will be with Mish.
Today I'm going to share a personal struggle with you. This is news I've largely kept to a small circle of close friends over the past few years and is difficult to talk about. The time has now come to enlist the support of a wider community, and perhaps together, we can make a difference. Running this site and publishing commentary as frequently as I do demands a tremendous amount of my attention. However, my blog is not the #1 focus of my life. That would be my wife, Joanne. Joanne has ALS, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease. More specifically, she has Progressive Bulbar Palsy a particularly aggressive form of the disease....Joanne is the love of my life. We have been married 27 years. In the past two years ALS has taken away most of the things Joanne loves including golf, kayaking, walking, biking, and dining out....
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