depressed

  1. Atsugi

    Is This the Last Phase?

    My PALS has been sleeping or near-sleeping for a couple of days now, ever since we returned from the ER/hospital stay. Very shallow breathing. Depressed mood. Just sitting and sleeping. Does anyone know what the beginning of the end looks like?
  2. J

    feeling a downward spiral

    As most of you know I lost my first husband after 19 years of marriage to melanoma cancer, my kids dad. He fought a 2.5 year battle with 3 brain surgeries,radiation, chemo,trials.It devasated me when we lost him, during his illness my mom developed alzheimers, she did not even know me. I lost...
  3. T

    Help for depressed ALS patient

    Hi, my name is Amy. My brother-in-law, Tom, was diagnosed with ALS in April. Since then, he has had a week long hospitalization, a feeding tube, a mountain of bills, fighting with the welfare people, and now, depression. He won't leave the house. We have asked him to do things with us and he...
  4. M

    Very dissapointed - depressed and scared

    Hi all. I originally found this forum after I had a little episode that frightened me. Can anyone tell me if it is possible that ALS starts out with numbness, weakness and tingling in one leg? I have had this problem for a couple of months. I went to the neurologist and was cleared for...
  5. Lobster

    The Good Short Life

    I hope it is okay to post this whole article. It is not one of the articles behind the site's pay wall. It is one of the free access articles. The New York Times July 9, 2011 The Good Short Life By Dudley Clendinen I have wonderful friends. In this last year, one took me to Istanbul. One...
  6. D

    What does this sound like?

    Dear friends, I'm sure this will sound like a broken record, as I've read and searched the forums over the last few weeks and I'm familiar with many of the stories. I'm a 33 year old male. Approximately 6 weeks ago while holding a book in my left hand I noticed a slight tremor, a few days...
  7. J

    Unsure

    Hello, Looking for some info, help? I've lost most movement in my right hand progressively over the past 5 years. I am 34 yrs old. 1 year ago I had several MRi's and EMG's to find cause for hand loss. unfounded. I have muscle atrophy of my right hand. During this time I became unable to...
  8. Robynnblue

    Just a little vent/update....

    Hi everyone. Its been maybe 3 months shy of a year, since I posted anything on here about myself. I've have a few friends here and was just having a raw day and felt like saying hello, and venting a little. Many of you know that I was quite the basket case when I first posted here over a year...
  9. EGBAR

    My first day with ALS

    Hello everyone! Although I have been watching and reading your comments for a few months I didn’t actually join until yesterday. I wasn’t able to post anything yesterday due to my high anxiety of being diagnosed on June 7th the day before. As with many people I have been doing research and...
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