Two more F words. Fatigue. Falling. I had a bad fall last Thursday. I was walking into Denny’s restaurant for our monthly MS self-help group. I always use my cane when I am outside. Somehow I stubbed my right foot and went right down on my face. A very wonderful, chivalrous, Good Samaritan gentleman came… Read More Fearless Friday
As I read other posts from those of you that I have multiple sclerosis, I’ve been thinking about how I would describe my symptoms as well as the process I went through dealing with the grief that came after my diagnosis. This list is definitely not exhaustive, I would love to hear what you might… Read More Fearless Friday
On February 16, MS News Today had a post on their Facebook page. It was called Having a Swell Time. (cute, huh?) It talked about MS and edema. The part that interested me was that his neurologist was not concerned about it. Neither is mine. Most of my limitations are on my right side, which… Read More Fearless Friday
This morning I read a wonderful post by Jen at Tripping Through Treacle. She talked about some of the symptoms and possible solutions for what we MS’ers call cog fog. It is an excellent explanation and I would like to share it with you. You can find it by clicking here.
This article is fairly long and scientific, however, it’s a very good explanation of the science behind my new medicine. It is a worthy read. https://www.gene.com/stories/unconventional-wisdom?topic=multiple-sclerosis
I’ve written a couple times in my blog about how important the MS self-help groups are to me. Click here and here to see those other blog posts. This month was no different. Our theme for the month was MS Hacks. One of the things that someone shared was that compression socks help with neuropathy… Read More MS “Hacks”
Multiple Sclerosis can affect any part of your body and in any way. The immune system attacks the myelin which is the coating around the nerves. So if you think of your brain and your spinal cord, which make up the central nervous system, and all that it provides nerves too, you can understand how… Read More Symptom–Daily Prompt
I know, I know! I hate exercises too! Even as a physical education teacher and a sports administrator, I still hate exercises! I think I relate calisthenics with exercise. (And I definitely do not like calisthenics!) Because when I swim I love it. When I do my physical and occupational therapy exercises I know I… Read More Exciting new MS exercises for foot drop