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    Is my mom giving up?

    Mike, So do you think I should just let her make her own choices even though her choices, from what I can see, are going to shorten her life? She is 69 years old by the way. Or do I try and politely still try and encourage her? I was very angry at her before I went to see her but while I...
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    Is my mom giving up?

    She has a lot of support. My dad and sister are right there with her. I talked to her about depression and she does not think she is. I told her that maybe she was but did not realize it. She has been on anti-depression meds in the past and she says she does not like how they make her feel...
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    Is my mom giving up?

    This is my first post. My mom was diagnosed with ALS in March of 2015. It is difficult for me to see her progress as we live 600 miles apart. She told me before I got there to be prepared as she had really declined. But when I saw her I did not think her "decline" was as bad as she made it...
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    My mom was diagnosed with ALS in March of 20015. The first year she did really well. But the...

    My mom was diagnosed with ALS in March of 20015. The first year she did really well. But the last 5 months things have started to go down hill. She has lost so much weight that they are want to put her on a feeding tube but only for a bolus. They still want her to eat. She has NO problems...
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