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My dad has ALS
Sep 16, 2010
... I'm so sorry. My dad was diagnosed with ALS when he was 36 and passed when he was almost 40. I was 17 when he passed, my sister was 14 and my brother 12. ... (3 replies)
My dad has ALS
Jul 22, 2010
... I want to be able to talk to someone around my age, who understands what i'm going through. ... (3 replies)
... I'm writing here in hope to get some answers. My dad was told that he may possible have als. He had just 1 visit to the doctor and the dr said that it is likely that my Dad has als. ... (6 replies)

... thank u for your words, my mom also cares for my dad at home, he is so mad he says he doesn't want to leave usand worries about my mom they've been together for 33 years since they were teenagers. ... (21 replies)
... your spirits up and remain hopeful, but if you put all your confidence in finding some other diagnosis, you may be disappointed. It is rare to find out that and ALS diagnosis is actually something else, even though it does happen. I really hope for your sake and your family's sake, that you are some of the lucky ones! ... (21 replies)
... My dad can no longer walk & he can barely speak, he did 2 christmas cards this year for me & my 17 month old daughter it was halmark card's that record your voice it took him a long time to get it all out & doesn't sound like him as much but i'll tell you its was the best gift i got this year, Amazing!!!! His neck muscles are going now as well & he really does not like... (21 replies)
... Dear Tammie, I am so sorry for all this you, your dad and family are going through. My mom had ALS and lasted about 7 years from time of diagnosis to the end. It is so very hard for all involved. ... (21 replies)
... I was just glad that he saw my nieces and nephew the day before he died as they were very close to him, he also waitied for my eldest niece to finish her exams before he went to sleep. I kept my promise to him I've gone back to college for one last year which was very sad for me. ... (21 replies)
... Thank you for your caring thoughts, sorry you lost your dad to this awful illness. ... (21 replies)
... I'm so sorry! The doctors think a family member of mine has ALS. Is it THAT hard to diagnose? ... (21 replies)
... I am very sorry to hear about your father. I can only tell you how things have been going for us. My mom was diagnosed in Feb of 08 and she has the most agressive form of the disease. It is a hard road the only advice I can give you is hold this time close and spend as much time with him as you can. ... (21 replies)
My dad has ALS
Jul 23, 2010
... Thank you- your comment made me feel better. I'm sorry to hear the loss of your mom and dad :[ I would go to counseling- but I don't have the time with school activities coming back, nor money. I would use the school guidance counselor, but the one time I went there I ended up bawling, and she looked at me like I was a freak, and didn't talk. Our guidance counselors stink... (3 replies)
... t thing is to be patient with them. it is the hardest thing to try an speak and no one understands you and you have to repeat dont want your mom or dad having to struggle with that.. but affection, alot of it would be best to remind them they are loved since they cant reach out for it physically or ask for it. ... (21 replies)
... sorry have just seen this. I echo what everyone has said, spend as much time with him as you can and tell him that you love him. ... (21 replies)
... I'm so sorry to hear about your father, my heart goes out to you. My mother had ALS for 8 years and passed away in 2000. ... (21 replies)
... I'm losing my father to ALS he is 51, i can't deal with this anyone know how i start? ... (21 replies)
... it was incomprehensibly painful to lose them both this way....make sure your dad goes on antidepressants if he's not and more if he already is.... ... (21 replies)
My dad has ALS
Jul 22, 2010
... derstand. This is the worst disease for the patient and the family. I'm not a teenager so I can't relate to that but I understand your fears and frustrations. My mom was diagnosed June 09' and passed away Jan of this year. She only had the disease 10 months and declined very rapidly. ... (3 replies)
... My dad is 58, he has only been sick a year and he is quickly declining. we are all devastated. don't know how long he will go.......i'd rather see him go quick as to not suffer. ... (21 replies)

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