Tag Archive for 'ALS'

Hey there! It’s been awhile since I’ve put up an Explore More post. It’s not that I haven’t had loads of great stuff to share, but … summer. Also, as some of you know, I am studying for the Restorative Exercise Specialist certification and still plugging away on novel #2. Anyhow, I am back in […]

Today, I bring you the touching conclusion to Katie Timp’s recollections of moving home after her father’s diagnosis with ALS. This entry hits home for me in a lot of ways, as we face some of the same end-of-life issues with my father.  I am in awe of the courage that the Timp family displays […]

Last week, we met Katie Timp who shared her father’s ALS diagnosis.  This week, Katie offers more of her family’s journey with this illness. As you may recall from last week, Katie received a graduate school scholarship that contractually bound her to remain in New York City upon graduation.  Faced with her father’s diagnosis, she […]

Today I bring you the first in a series of posts from Katie Timp.  She’s an occupational therapist in Virginia, and also the daughter of a man battling ALS. ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) is commonly known as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease” for the famed baseball player who died from the disease in 1941.  If you have […]