What IS ALS? Does it Have Any Bits of Silver Lining?

From my experiences of both spouse and parent living and dying with this disease

Alison Acheson
Jul 14 · 8 min read
photo: the Ice Bucket Challenge of 2014 Major Tom Agency for Unsplash

Look up ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) and the definition you’ll find is:

a rare progressive degenerative fatal disease affecting the motor neurons, usually beginning in middle age, and characterized especially…