Lorraine also said that moving March 1st should not be a problem and that as long as I take many breaks and rest often I should be fine for Italy.
The biggest recommendation so far is to conserve energy whenever possible. Apparently I have an energy bank that gets used up much quicker than people without ALS. Even down to Travis opening water bottles for me before he goes to work and sitting down to get dressed. Good news is that I don't have to work out and can eat as much as I want!
My next appointments at the ALS clinic include seeing a respirologist & respiratory therapist, a social worker (although I'm pretty sure I have a whole team at CMHA!), a speech-language pathologist (although that doesn't seem to be a problem right now) and a dietician. Also, I will go for my AFO fittings. It will take time to get used to walking with it, but then I will be able to walk without being afraid of falling down!
I also will be receiving an accessibility pass for rock star parking, which stays with me to use in any car.
Today was also a good day as Travis seems to have full strength back and while we were out we got the call that we were approved for the apartment, YaY!
Travis is back to work tomorrow and will confirm with his work our trip to Italy (although we got excited today and stopped to buy Euros already) so I hope they say yes!
Looking forward to seeing Keith tomorrow.
Special shout out to Mom & Dad in New Zealand for their unwavering love & support.