ALS is a fickle disease

ALS is a fickle disease. It does not, first of all, follow the same path of progression in any two people. And secondly, its path of cellular and muscular shut down change from day to day. The fickle nature of the disease in my case is particularly demonstrated in the production of saliva. One day …

ALS is not imaginary​ — but what about the Christmas story?

CHRISTMAS THIS YEAR  was my sixth since ALS decided to wage war against my body. Although it is winning slowly but surely on the physical front, it has already lost the war on the mental and spiritual fronts. When I die physically there will be a brief hiatus ("heaven" it is named), and then the …