I Know Someone Who Has Lou Gherigs Disease

This is to a way to for people to reach out to each other who know someone close or not so close with this terrible and devastiating disease. 11 People

    My Boyfriend's Mom

    I have been dating my boyfriend for 5.5 months, and his mom has Lou Gehrig's disease.  I feel so hopeless and lost when I see how upset everyone in his family is and I get so upset seeing how his mom is losing her capacities.  She has bulbuaric ALS which means that it...
    strongchick strongchick
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 22, 2007

    My Father Died From Lou Gherigs Disease

    My father passed away 8 years ago due to Lou Gherig's Disease, and it was really awfull. He was diagnosed April 12, 1999, and passed away October 12, 1999. He only survived 6 months. It affected the muscles in his arms, legs, and throat. I shaved him and gave him a bath, and...
    swatches swatches
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Dec 22, 2007

    But I Didn't Care Much

    It was a sister of my most recent adopted family, the one I've lived with for a while. She was diagnosed, and died shortly after. Most of my adopted family's relatives are dead now. Oh well.
    MaiaTheBroken MaiaTheBroken
    18-21, F
    Jan 22, 2012

    my father was never officially diagnosed

    until the last few months of his life. he had what the doctors deemed an "abnormal case" so they had trouble giving him, all of us, answers. To me, all of the signs pointed to ALS. He deteriorated quickly within just a few months and the last week of his life he could not eat or...
    pollytheaism pollytheaism
    26-30, F
    Dec 17, 2013
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