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  1. Nikki J

    Importance of reading to your children

    The Million Word Gap Parents who take time to read aloud to their children are doing them a huge favor. Not only is it a memorable bonding activity, but it's also a way to jump-start a child's education and put them on the fast track to literacy. Many parents and caretakers know this...
  2. J

    Pretty scared. Another EMG upcoming

    Hello, My story begins in January or February of this year. My left foot would fall asleep very quickly and that leg was numb. I'd had a previous dvt and high d-dimer, but no clot was found in that leg on Feb 1. I began to have long periods where my heart would race and pound hard for no...
  3. blitzc

    Recent Diagnosis

    Hello Everyone! My name is Cathy and am new here and trying posting for only the second time. Not so certain about how the rules and regulations work and feeling a bit apprehensive. What do I say to all of you? I am 53 years old and live in Ohio with my husband. We recently became empty...
  4. A

    Update and advice needed

    I had hoped that I would be able to report back with some kind of diagnosis, but unfortunately I still do not have one. Timeline since my last post: -went to a podiatrist. Has a foot MRI which showed all sorts of things such as tendinopathy, mucoid degeneration, joint effusions, tenosynovitis...
  5. E

    ALS Survey - Please Take!

    Hello! My name is Emma Courtney and I am a Junior at Walnut Hills High School in Cincinnati, Ohio. This year, I am enrolled in AP Research, a year-long course that concludes in a final research paper, comprising of both research and our own investigation into a topic, that is used as the exam...
  6. D

    36 and diagnosed with mnd

    Hello, my name is Nathan. I am 36 yrs old with a beautiful wife and 3 wonderful children. From all the research I have done my case seems to really be off the " norm". About 7 yrs ago I noticed that both of my calf muscles were twitching ( now calling them by there real fancy name...
  7. NothingButLove

    The results are in - it's C9orf72

    I got a call from the doctor at the clinic today. She reported the results were back from genetic testing. My wife has the defective C9orf72 gene. I have so many thoughts running through my head right now. I could create one big scatterbrained, disjointed post. It's probably best to tackle one...
  8. chally

    R&R 4 cals

    I wanted to treat my cals to some R & R so I was looking into a river cruise on the Ohio River or Mississippi. Well thinking this out farther I realized that it would actually be more work and stress for my cals. Sooooo! I booked three nights at a grand old hotel called the "Greenbrier Hotel"...
  9. L

    New Member

    Hello everyone. I wanted to officially introduce myself to the forum. I was diagnosed with ALS on March 23, 2016 after a long confusing journey that had lasted about a year and a half. I am 42 years old and live in Cincinnati, Ohio with my wife and two children. While this is not the path I...
  10. J

    Venting about familiar stuff & softening resentment with humor.(at least a little)...

    Venting about familiar stuff & softening resentment with humor.(at least a little)... I logged on primarily to vent....which I intend to do. However....as I was perusing the newer posts, I came across 'Vistra's post about her college roommate coming to visit, and realized that in some...
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