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  1. M

    Question about dogs!

    I have a service dog. I just bought a conversion van so I can ride my wheelchair up and into the van where it is locked into the passenger seat space. I then transfer over to the drivers chair. My dog used to ride in the passenger seat but does not now want to sit in the wheelchair. So looking...
  2. swalker

    Backpacking in a Wheelchair

    Those of you that have followed the threads of some of my adventures know how much I enjoy being outdoors. Last year on our trips to Yellowstone we were able to make it to a backcountry campsite in my wheelchair. This is an accessible campsite on Ice Lake between Norris and Canyon in...
  3. Barbie

    5 months in...

    Well, hard to believe it is almost 5 months since my sweet husband died. I still hate ALS just as much. don't really think about it too much though...don't really want to. I hate to look at pictures of him from the last few months of his life. I can't believe that I didn't see (at the time)...
  4. O

    Festive Season

    The Christmas season (and Santa) provides us with a gentle reminder to think of others ... secure in the knowledge that others are thinking of us. Hoping that my fellow PALS and their caregivers get some joy from the season and wishing you all strength and comfort in the New Year. Dear Santa...
  5. C

    I was praying this wasn't Familial

    My mom was diagnosed in September with no other known relatives with the disease. I felt pretty secure that this was not something that would be passed on to me and my children. However I got word this morning that my mom's sister may have ALS. I am pretty scared. I know that I have a fifty...
  6. L

    39 yo male with progression of symptoms

    Good morning, I am a 39 year old male with a known history of lyme disease, the symptoms of which have evolved into ALS like symptoms. I am concerned and I feel very alone because I am currently avoiding further workups for reasons that I will describe below. Any thoughts or advice that you...
  7. B

    Registration Issues?

    Hi all. I am new to this forum. I am a CALS. My husband has a " probable " diagnosis currently and is under the care of a neuro specialist. We appreciate the fellowship this site offers not to mention the abundance of information. I (obviously ) was able to secure a membership, but my...
  8. C

    I hate that I'm here but I'm so glad ya'll are here with me.

    My dad was tentatively diagnosed with ALS earlier in the month. His diagnosis was confirmed yesterday, on his 65th birthday. From what I've read here, it seems that he's in capable hands with Dr. Boylan at Mayo. I'm finally at a place emotionally where I feel like I can read and post here...
  9. A

    worsening symptoms, diaphragm concerns

    Dear all, you have given me some encouraging advice last time I wrote, which i am so grateful for. I'm a little ashamed to be back, but things are just getting worse and worse, and I was hoping to get some insight on new symptoms that have crept up. In short my symptoms after 6 month when I...
  10. A

    6 months of symptoms, very concerned

    Hello, my name is Anna, i'm 37 years old and was hoping to get some opinions on my situation. Thanks you very kindly in advance for taking the time to read, I will try and keep it short. I have been having progressing symptoms for 6 months: - twitching inside, below and on top of feet in the...
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