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  1. G

    Sleeping with Your Computer

    Not porn, sry! ;-) I searched the Forum and found no definitive answer to this: How do you manage your computer whilst in bed and sleeping? On Every90Minutes, they mention a wall mount setup that's 1) No longer available, and 2) Requires tweaks. I do have a rolling ConnectIT mount that...
  2. C

    Highly likely als

    Hi, this is difficult to write. Our whole world fell apart yesterday at the visit at the neurologist. (Sorry for The not so good english as we live in Sweden.) We went to the neurologist yesterday and there was a also a psychologist present. The doctor said that its higly likely that my...
  3. K

    Howdy, and Here's My Story

    Hello all, I've been combing the forums for a month or so, mostly because I'm not sure how to manoeuvre around here. I've been learning a LOT from forum, so many helpful people, and especially I've been feeling like I'm getting to know some of you, if not by actual name, then by user name...
  4. P

    Interabled relationship advice

    Hello everyone. I am in a relationship with a beautiful man who happens to have als. We met when I began helping him as his caregiver. We have so much in common and just hit it off immediately. I know he is ill but I still see HIM the man and not the illness. I watched a documentary where the...
  5. S

    Absolutely devastated

    I'm just going to keep this short as I'm already 99% sure I have ALS and just want someone to confirm that my hands look like split hand syndrome. My symptoms started back in June of this year when I was pregnant with my son. I started to have random twitches all over which I still have today...
  6. E

    Worried about Symptoms-Advice Needed

    Thank you all in advance for your time in reading this. I will do my best to keep it as brief as possible. I have read the sticky. I’m 29, stay at home mom of three kids, three and under. About 6 months ago, I noticed some neck stiffness, along with transient pins and needles and numbness...
  7. opusensemble

    I guess this is for real

    Dear friends, My story so far was an impressive story of fight for survival. 5 years ago I had a severe adverse reaction to an antidepressant and became bedridden and in extreme suicidal agony for 4 long years. My research was too incredible and extense to condense in a thick collection of...
  8. J

    Learning about this terrible disease, could this be ALS?

    First I'd like to say I know this is just a discussion forum and nobody on here are qualified to diagnose, however I know that a lot of people are very well educated on ALS and can help mentally. Basically, my symptoms seem to be weakness in both arms mainly from my elbow to my shoulder, the...
  9. lgelb

    Medicare Advantage changes

    Since Medicare open enrollment is happening through December 7, just a quick note on some 2019 changes that could affect your decisions. It is always worth looking at what you have vs. the competition every year. Not all counties have MA plans available if you are <65 or at all, but many do...
  10. R

    Very worried

    Hello. I want to start off by saying it's wonderful what you guys do here, and my heart goes out to every one of you. I've read through the stickies and a number of threads. I'm an 18 year old Caucasian male. I realize my age makes having ALS incredibly unlikely, and that's a fact I remind...
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