At Just the Right Time

At Just the Right Time

December 2021by Shelly Powell For part of my growing up years we lived in Panama City, Florida where my dad was pastoring. My mom instilled in me a love for the ocean surf and would walk with us along the shore in “free abandon” as she called it.  Recently I felt a...
Togetherness

Togetherness

February 2022by Tim Pelman The past few months for me have been overwhelming to say the least.  I would like to introduce myself to you. I am a Louisiana native with an amazing family and support group. I was recently diagnosed with ALS on July 15, 2021. I can...
A “Grand” Trip

A “Grand” Trip

November 2021 When Valarie reached out to Team Gleason about her Adventure, the first thing she mentioned was going to visit her grandchildren, who live in another state. “I’m grateful for FaceTime,” she wrote on her application. “This trip...
Food and Wine People: Adventure to Paso Robles

Food and Wine People: Adventure to Paso Robles

July 2021A Letter From the Foleys Hello Team Gleason!!! We wanted to say a very heartfelt thank you for our amazing Adventure. It was truly a perfect trip. After being on lock down for over a year, California finally opened on June 15, 2021. This was a fantastic way...
Family Memories

Family Memories

November 2021by Deborah Sebesta When I was first diagnosed with ALS, I thought my life, as it had been, was over, and the only thing I had to look forward to was more debilitation and a slow death. I moved out of my house, entered a nursing home, and prepared to wait....