Hey Givinup, I just had to reply to your message cause I have been really scared of having ALS. It doesnt help that my uncle is dying of it now. I am 4 months post removal and I was doing better at month 3 than I am now. Its like it all came back about a week ago. I was to the point where I thought I was going to be okay, but now im back scared again. My left leg is weak, my knee hurts, I wake up with my leg and arm numb and it feels different when i swallow again. Oh, and my muscles are twitching again. i am just extremely frustrated cause I thought I was feeling better. I finally felt some peace and now im scared all over again. I just dont understand how this could happen. Do you still have the weakness? You are the only one on this site that has mentioned ALS. Lots talk of MS though. Have you been to the doctors and had tests done? I hope your doing better and i hope to hear from you soon.