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Post by EC2 » Thu January 20th, 2011, 10:52 pm

I am sorry to read this MLE. Sending positive vibes your way. I have a friend in the UK with a son in similar circumstances, and although I can never know what it's like, I have seen the work and the worry involved.
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Post by Susan » Fri January 21st, 2011, 12:41 am

MLE, my thoughts are with you.
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Post by LoveHistory » Fri January 21st, 2011, 5:05 am

Very sorry, MLE. Praying for you.

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Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Fri January 21st, 2011, 5:53 am

Thanks, folks. I probably shouldn't have mentioned it -- he gets very upset if he thinks we discuss him outside the family.
Just feeling very worn out dealing with him as we get older. We're very fortunate that his two siblings and their spouses help carry the burden.

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Post by cw gortner » Fri January 21st, 2011, 6:37 am

And here I thought I'd had a bad day! I've experienced this devastating disease in a friend; it can be so emotionally and spiritually draining. I can't even imagine the anxiety and pain you must be going through. My thoughts and prayers are with you, MLE.
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Post by Vanessa » Fri January 21st, 2011, 9:18 am

It must be so worrying for you, MLE - thinking of you. It puts problems with my own daughter into perspective.
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Post by fljustice » Fri January 21st, 2011, 5:32 pm

So sorry, MLE. Can't imagine how exhausting and scary it must be. Thank goodness your other children share the burden.
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Post by SonjaMarie » Fri January 21st, 2011, 6:49 pm

Mega huggles MLE!

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Post by Alisha Marie Klapheke » Sat January 22nd, 2011, 3:53 am

Sending good thoughts and prayers to you, MLE. Your family is blessed to have a loving and intelligent woman to help them through.

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Post by Elysium » Sat January 22nd, 2011, 10:31 am

My thoughts are with you MLE.

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