London Marathon Expo – The Best Day EVER…

Yesterday I went to my THIRD London Marathon Expo. I have loved going every year, but yesterday was the best! The first year that I went, I didn’t really feel like I belonged there, I thought it was only for…

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MNDA: The Truth about this awful disease #9

To donate: www.virginmoneygiving.com/ruthwebb10 What are the chances? I used to think that MND was a rare disease. That’s what we were told when my dad was diagnosed, and I remember often thinking, why him? I remember getting angry, why did he…

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MNDA: The Truth about this awful disease #8

To donate: www.virginmoneygiving.com/ruthwebb10 My dad left behind 5 grandchildren when he died. He has also subsequently missed meeting another 3 that have been born since. This disease robs people the chance to grow old. My niece Tia, was only 9…

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MNDA: The Truth about this awful disease #7

To donate: www.virginmoneygiving.com/ruthwebb10 MND in pictures Both graphics were taken from the MNDA website. To donate: www.virginmoneygiving.com/ruthwebb10

MNDA: The Truth about this awful Disease #6

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MNDA: The truth about this awful disease #5

To donate: www.virginmoneygiving.com/ruthwebb10 What causes MND? Each individual may be affected by a different combination of triggers, both genetic and environmental, which makes it very difficult to determine precise markers for the disease. The Ice Bucket challenge is allowing for lots…

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MNDA: The truth about this awful disease #4

To donate: www.virginmoneygiving.com/ruthwebb10 Who gets MND? MND is a disease that only affects adults, so children won’t get it. It is more common in people over the age of 50, but some adults are diagnosed when they are younger than…

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MNDA: The truth about this awful disease #3

To donate: www.virginmoneygiving.com/ruthwebb10 How does MND affect a person? The human body has lots of muscles and we use many of these to move. However, before muscles can move, they have to receive instructions or messages from the brain. The…

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MNDA – The truth about this awful disease #2

To donate: www.virginmoneygiving.com/ruthwebb10 What are the different types of MND? There are four main types of MND, each affecting people in different ways. Although someone might be diagnosed with a particular type, one type can turn into another over time.…

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MNDA: The truth about this awful disease. #1

To donate: www.virginmoneygiving.com/ruthwebb10 So there are only 10 days to go until I run my third London Marathon. As exciting as this is, I find it quite an emotional time too. It makes me think about my dad more than ever.…

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