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  1. T

    Sinking - got a lifeline?

    Hi everyone. I apologize in advance for the length of this post. I’ve only been a registered user for less than 24 hours but am really impressed with the empathy and knowledge of posters and moderators. What a fantastic resource. I am on this site to not only utilize the nuts and bolts of...
  2. C

    Children’s Sermon

    The minister started his Children’s Sermon with a question, “Who knows what a Resurrection is?” Without missing a beat a young boy says, “I don't know, but If you have one lasting more than 4 hours call your physician.” The pastor is still laughing.
  3. E

    Strange symptoms

    I want to preface my first post here to say that my concern has led me to investigate about ALS in a way that makes me feel a deep sympathy for everyone affected by ALS (whether in his/her own flesh, or through a family member.) I also want to help those who make this forum possible. I will...
  4. chally

    Chally Erb flies free

    Chally’s spirit left his body as he slept in the early morning hours of Wednesday April 3rd. He continued to live his life to the fullest despite ALS wrecking his body bit by bit. This forum and all of you were so important to him. He talked about this community of friends every day. He was...
  5. S

    Feeling defeated

    Last thread Finally got into the neuro yesterday. After some tests he came back in and asked me and my gf to sit down. He explained to me that from the Emg he couldn’t deny the possibility of als. I almost lost it right there. I ha e only been ha i g symptoms for six months and he said given...
  6. Clearwater AL

    The beach bar...

    Just something to read… in the “After 5 Forum Pub”. It took me a few days to put this together. My writing skills aren’t what they used to be. After Spring Break and for the rest of the year our beach bar often reminded me of a Chameleon. It was a side gig I got involved with. From opening...
  7. I

    Facial muscles

    I was diagnosed with progressive Bulbar Palsy I. January 2018. Although I could no longer swallow or speak by April of 2018, a PEG. helped and things were ok until Christmas of 2018. My limbs are weakening but I’m making the best of that. My biggest worry is my eyes. Even after sleeping well...
  8. L

    Your avarage DIHALS?

    Dear forum users, I've read over several threads and you are so patient and kind to everyone that visits, I take my hat off to you. I tried my best not to post here, telling myself I am silly for thinking and regret the day I thought it would be a neat idea to Google my symptoms (this should be...
  9. K

    Thoughts on When to Get Hospice

    My PALS and I have decided to use hospice when the time is right. He uses a Trilogy about 17 hours a day, does not want to be trached or have a PEG. He is able to eat whatever he wants (with the help of water to wash it down), he transfers from scooter to chair/commode but anything he does is...
  10. J

    My symptoms, my fears

    Hello, first of all thank you for letting me join this forum. I’ve been dealing with some symptoms in the last month and I wanted to ask your opinnion about it. I’m 40. For some time I had some numbness in my hands, legs and upper lip so I had an appointment with neuro to see if something...
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