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Omaha Steve

(98,477 posts)
Fri Jan 15, 2016, 01:57 PM Jan 2016

Living and dying with Frontotemporal Degeneration (FTD) [View all]

First I want too say how much my friends here on the DU mean to me. The support I got in the last day after my disability OP boggled what is left of my mind. It does help more than anybody knows. Yesterday: http://www.democraticunderground.com/10027531411

Since last May when I told the DU about me, I have helped three other DUers that had family members diagnosed after learning about FTD from me. I have no idea how many lurkers I may have helped.

Last night was a bad night for me. I was in a bad mood when I went to sleep. When I wake up in the middle of the night, it can be very bad. I came to the DU and found two locks. I blew up. I'm sorry anybody saw a post I later killed when I came down to earth. I threw crap in every direction. I'm lucky I didn't get a hide on it. I also did a dumb alert. Good jury did the right thing and left it alone.

It will happen again and again from time to time.

Many don't understand what I'm dealing with. But I have done wonders for FTD awareness.

Don't take this as a complaint for the locks. They were correct.


My OP from last May: http://www.democraticunderground.com/10026641619

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You will always have my love and respect, OS. Coventina Jan 2016 #1
You have done so much for so many, OS! StandingInLeftField Jan 2016 #2
(((Steve))) wendylaroux Jan 2016 #3
Your friends here will always have your back WilliamPitt Jan 2016 #4
Beautiful act of kindness Will. malokvale77 Jan 2016 #37
Yes it is Omaha Steve Jan 2016 #43
Hang in there OS. You have a truly respected legacy. Katashi_itto Jan 2016 #5
You never need to explain or apologize, Steve. femmocrat Jan 2016 #6
You go, Steve. And don't worry about Duers. We love you cali Jan 2016 #7
I thank you for the help you have given us all. pennylane100 Jan 2016 #8
You have every right to voice your opinion as I see it. lpbk2713 Jan 2016 #9
Thanks for all you do Steve. lasttrip Jan 2016 #10
Much respect, Steve n2doc Jan 2016 #11
Brother OS, you represent the best of DU. Don't ever feel you need to apologize. navarth Jan 2016 #12
... geardaddy Jan 2016 #13
No worries, Steve... paleotn Jan 2016 #14
(((hugs))) Odin2005 Jan 2016 #15
OS is the BEST! retrowire Jan 2016 #16
We understand, OS. Thank you for sharing your experience and thoughts with us all... ChisolmTrailDem Jan 2016 #17
Keep fighting the good fight! hedgehog Jan 2016 #18
....... tishaLA Jan 2016 #19
It takes great courage to live honestly with a killer brain disease. TygrBright Jan 2016 #20
Integrity. Octafish Jan 2016 #21
You have much courage, Steve. Courage and honor is you. Dont call me Shirley Jan 2016 #22
OS, apology not necessary IMO. Duval Jan 2016 #23
We will always loves ya, OS! SoapBox Jan 2016 #24
.. Liberal_in_LA Jan 2016 #25
Emotional lability is the only symptom I've seen you display on DU Warpy Jan 2016 #26
I am in awe of your courage, humility and honesty, which put many folks I know to shame. Green Forest Jan 2016 #27
It's a real art, and takes a brave soul, to make meaning of such a big problem. nolabear Jan 2016 #28
Omaha Steve, you are a DU treasure and your pogressive condition is tblue37 Jan 2016 #29
so, its like really bad PMS? pansypoo53219 Jan 2016 #30
YES...DISEASE OVERVIEW Omaha Steve Jan 2016 #34
(((OS))) Melissa G Jan 2016 #31
When I first started coming to DU, Steve, you were about the first guy I started following rurallib Jan 2016 #32
Sending positive vibes your way OS d_legendary1 Jan 2016 #33
Thats how the light gets in. lostnfound Jan 2016 #35
Keep fighting, Steve awoke_in_2003 Jan 2016 #36
I've got nothing but hugs for you OS. malokvale77 Jan 2016 #38
I just posted this new photo Omaha Steve Jan 2016 #40
Lovely. Posted there. nt malokvale77 Jan 2016 #41
... glinda Jan 2016 #39
We got your back here, OS Lifelong Protester Jan 2016 #42
You are DU family Generic Other Jan 2016 #44
((((((steve))))) niyad Jan 2016 #45
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