If it's on your mind and it has to do with multiple sclerosis in any way, post it here.


Postby Montana » Tue Feb 09, 2010 6:02 pm

I am sad to learn that Jimmy Huega died today of respiratory problems. Many of you probably know that he was diagnosed with MS six years after winning a bronze olympic medal for skiing...same year that Billy Kidd won the silver. With Betty Ford's help he started the Jimmy Heuga center for MS in Vail, Colorado (now known as Can Do MS.)

He did a lot to wake up the medical community to the importance of nutrition, exercise and psychological support when a patient is diagnosed during an era when patients were being told they shouldn't exercise or they would exascerbate their disease and nutrition would not help them. He was admired for his CAN DO spirit and desire to reach out and help others find ways to fully live their lives despite MS.

Just want to honor him and his contribution tonight...along with the many others who have given us hope and inspiration on this challenging path.
User avatar
Family Member
Posts: 31
Joined: Thu Nov 26, 2009 4:00 pm
Location: Montana


Postby sou » Tue Feb 09, 2010 6:18 pm

Sad news.

May he rest in eternal peace.

User avatar
Family Elder
Posts: 582
Joined: Sat Dec 20, 2008 4:00 pm
Location: Greece

Postby Rokkit » Tue Feb 09, 2010 7:49 pm

With all due respect, the General Discussion forum would be a better place for threads like this.
Family Elder
Posts: 669
Joined: Tue May 19, 2009 3:00 pm

Postby Ruthless67 » Tue Feb 09, 2010 8:57 pm


I did not know this and am thankful to you for bringing it to my attention.

User avatar
Family Elder
Posts: 422
Joined: Tue Oct 27, 2009 4:00 pm
Location: Montana, USA

Postby topper » Tue Feb 09, 2010 9:43 pm


With all due respect. Your post is unneccesary. This is the most active forum recently and one where the most news is exchanged. There is no need to "police" information like this. Especially with the olympics starting this week.

Go Tigers!
User avatar
Posts: 8
Joined: Tue Nov 24, 2009 4:00 pm
Location: Windsor

god bless..

Postby leetz » Wed Feb 10, 2010 1:20 am

May God Bless him and his family/friends.........
GOD BLESS.... CCSVI treatment Dr. Siskin great doc....symptom's improved for about 3 week's (gait, balance, spasticity) now back to square 1...
User avatar
Family Elder
Posts: 301
Joined: Tue Oct 06, 2009 3:00 pm

Postby Sport » Wed Feb 10, 2010 10:09 am


With all due respect, Rokkit's post was spot on. You are correct that this is one of the most active forums recently. However, I would hardly call the majority of what is being posted anymore is "news" or is useful. Compared to what the forum was 6 or 8 months ago, the forum is full charlatans, folks who are not willing to perform a simple search function, and way too much off topic text. Unfortunately for everyone, the usefulness of the forum is decreasing every day because the useful information that is here is obscured by all the noise.

Hey, John Murtha just died too. Maybe we should start a thread here about that.
User avatar
Family Member
Posts: 40
Joined: Sun Jul 05, 2009 3:00 pm
Location: Midwest, USA

With all due respect

Postby Montana » Wed Feb 10, 2010 10:48 am

I goofed. Consider me properly chastised.
User avatar
Family Member
Posts: 31
Joined: Thu Nov 26, 2009 4:00 pm
Location: Montana

Return to General Discussion


  • Related topics
    Last post

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users

Contact us | Terms of Service