Recent content by newfienurse2u

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    Freed from ALS

    My Mom, my friend died peacefully last Saturday Sept 22,2012 at 1120pm with me holding her hand. She stayed with me at my home which was the hardest and easiest decision I ever made. I miss her so much but I would not wish her back for 1 second the way she was. I know she is drinking the biggest...
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    Decision is made

    So , it has been awhile since I last posted. Mom was diagnosed 1 month ago and I was at a standstill as to what should be the next step and should she come home with me. Mom and dad both live at a retirement home (they moved in Jan /11 because dad was not well, mom was like a 50 year old and...
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    New to this forum

    Here in Canada where I am located the government will provide approx 10hrs a day of home care if she comes to live with me and our local ALS society will loan any equipment we would need. I have plenty of space in my home. I am hoping if she does come with me that we will be able to find a live...
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    New to this forum

    Hi everyone, I am new to this. My mother was diagnosed with ALS 2 weeks ago. She progressed from no symptoms to 90% wheelchair bound , difficulty breathing and swallowing, weakness in both hands and severe speech difficulties, all in a span of 11 months. I had been suspecting ALS since last Oct...