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    Daddy's little girl

    Hi awhite, Sorry about your dad. It is a very hard thing to come to terms with. It will take you all some time. Treat your dad as you always have and be as supportive as you can. My dad was always cheered up when his grandkids were around. Little ones have a way of breaking down walls that we...
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    With thanks

    Al, Tbear, Carol, Mike and everyone else, I am writing today to thank you all for this wonderful site. My dad passed away on December 27, 17 months after he was diagnosed with ALS. His days were made easier by all of the helpful information that I gathered from this very site. You all have no...
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    My mom's legs

    Hi Nic01 The ALS society here just loaned my Dad a rechargeable battery powered lift. We had tracks installed above his bed and also above his reclining chair (also from the ALS society). It is extremely easy to use as a sling is attached to him which is hooked to the lift which is hooked to...
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    Sleeping troubles...

    Hey Mike27, Somedays I think being a New Age Fluffball might be a pretty good thing... Thanks for the suggestion on Melatonin. It will be worth trying as he is quite miserable he is so tired. I'll let you know how he makes out. Thanks for your time, bear2
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    Sleeping troubles...

    Hi everyone, I am wondering if anyone is taking anything to help them sleep at night. My dad was having a great deal of trouble sleeping. He says that his mind is racing all night long. The doctor prescribed a sleeping pill for him. As soon as he began taking it he became very agitated and...
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    ALS possibly triggered by visit to Water Park

    Hi everyone, It has been some time since I have posted on the forum. There just doesn't seem to be enough time in the day. I read this thread last night and started to wonder if my dad ever got a bad bang on the head. A few years ago he fell while skating (no helmet) and received a very bad...
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    my mom has this disease

    Hi Snowball, My dad was diagnosed with ALS 9 months ago. He too has the Bulbar form. His speech is pretty much gone now. He also has a great deal of difficulty chewing and swallowing. Sometimes you feel lost and helpless and just don't know what to do or what to suggest. This form of ALS seems...
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    Clinic Apr. 12

    Hi Al, Congratulations on the baby. I am sure that you will make a great grandpa. You and several others on the forum seem to go to the ALS clinic quite frequently. What do they do for you there? Do you have testing done and if so what type? I'm sorry to sound stupid asking about it but there...
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    NEWS FROM CAROL

    Carol and family, i'm so very sorry to hear of your loss. you have shared so much with all who visit this forum that i know we all share with you in your grief. you have touched so many lives with your support and understanding. henry was blessed to have had you in his life as you were...
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    My Father Passed Away January 18th

    Gayle, your dad sounds as if he was a wonderful man. i'm very sorry for your loss. my dad has als as well. know that you are not alone. keep strong and share his story with as many people as you can - it can only help - you and those who hear it. bear2
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