Recent content by Kathryn

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    David, I am so sorry for your loss. It has been awhile since I have been on the forum. I check in every once in a while. The forum was so helpful to me after Mother was diagnosed with ALS. Here's my story, David: My mother died last January 30th. Her last week was spent in the hospital and she...
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    how old

    My mom was diagnosed last year at the age of 81. She is now 82, but first started with symptoms at 79.
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    To tube, or not to tube (feeding tube pros and cons)

    Holly, Your story was very helpful to me as my mom is 82 and the neurologist has suggested she get a tube since her last episode with excess saliva sent her to the emergency room. (My 85 year old dad and her didn't know what to do. She has a suction machine but has never used it.) Your comments...
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    My Mother's Story

    Thanks Jan and Laura for your support. Jan, you may have misunderstood, but my health is fine, thank goodness. Hope you both have a wonderful holiday! Kathy
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    My Mother's Story

    This is my first post. I have been reading the forum for awhile and it has been just what I was needing. Sometimes when I wake in the night, I go to the computer and read for an hour or so, until I feel sleepy again. Last night I sobbed after reading Sara and Autumn’s threads. Here’s my...