• Russ Newton

More loses due to ALS.

Add to the list.

Can not put my pants on standing up, I don't have the balance anymore. I can still put them on by sitting on the bed.

And taking fluids by mouth is gone. I now choke on everything.

And from before here are the other things I can't do.

I cannot talk.

Cannot eat.

Cannot walk without tripping.

Losing strength.

Having a harder time every day buttoning my pants. I stop wearing button shirts months


Having increasing difficulty breathing.

I bite the side of my mouth and tongue at least ten times a day.

I drool uncontrollably despite the medicine I take to stop it. The medicine that makes me constipated. Which necessitates another medication for that.

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