News reached us in the evening of 18 November 2015 that Herrad Ford, who lived in Amsterdam, Holland, had passed away after a short illness. She had been suffering from multiple sclerosis for years, but it was pneumonia that eventually claimed her life. Herrad had been keeping a blog for about 9 years until last August, chronicling the effects MS had been having on her life.
Morton Lake writes:
Another friend lost from the ravages of MS,please remember with me our
dear friend Herrad,whose blog Access denied, living with MS has been an
inspiration to myself and to so many others with the damn evil
disease. For those of you who did not know her please visit her blog,
first came across this blog, just after I was diagnosed. Richie her
husband/carer and her were both kind enough to leave comments on my blog
after I posted, especially if I was having a bad time with the MS, and
Richie as a carer understood a lot of my concerns with caring for mum. Herrad succumbed to a chest infection/pneumonia aggravated by her MS - which is killed by MS as far as I am concerned.
I am deeply upset, and I ask you to remember Richie in your thoughts,and
for those of you who do,prayers. Keep strong mate.Herrad was an
for reading, take care all, Mort