Episode 142: Brooke Eby, ALS Awareness
On this episode, Karen speaks with Brooke Eby; in March 2023, at the age of 33, Brooke was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease, a progressive neurodegenerative disease with no cure. Most doctors give a newly diagnosed person 2-5 years to live. With lots of support from family, friends, and co-workers, Brooke turned her fear and grief into laughter by educating followers on her TikTok account that currently has over 75 thousand followers. Brooke explains through her video reels what she is going through without making it heavy; at the same time, she is creating ALS awareness.
Brooke Eby Bio
Brooke Eby was diagnosed with ALS in March 2022 after four years of confusing symptoms. She hopes to spread awareness of ALS to as many people as possible and laugh along the way. Follow along on all socials @LimpBroozkit.