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    My mom took a big turn last Sunday after having jello. Couldn’t control her secretions and was coughing so much. We used cough assist and tried medications to help with the congestion. Then near midnight we were trying to get her settled and she was becoming increasingly agitated. When I...
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    Thank you so much for your reassuring words and for sharing your story with me. This is the most difficult path I have ever walked and I’m questioning myself every step. I just want her to be comfortable and able to rest.
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    You both have no idea how those responses have made me feel and how much they have eased my worried heart. Thank you!
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    Hi everyone, thanks for taking the time to read. I posted a couple weeks ago about my mom who is progressing rapidly. She is continuing to progress after her diagnosis on August 24. Most of her words are not audible now and she is getting weaker with transfers from bed to chair etc and is...
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    A question about a new diagnosis

    I cannot thank all of you enough for taking the time to respond to my messages. This has been the most difficult thing and I never imagined I’d be here. Having two kids (7&9)who are back to school today but also wanting to spend every minute with my mom who is 4 hours away has been heart...
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    A question about a new diagnosis

    I have been waiting for our official diagnosis from and ALS specialist/neurologist to post and we got it last Thursday so here I am. My mom was her normal awesome self in April this year. In May we noticed she was slurring her words and she had a couple of falls while cleaning the house. In...
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