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
CALL THE NAMI HELPLINE. 800-950-NAMIinfo@nami.org M-F, 10 AM – 6 PM ET FIND HELP IN A CRISIS OR TEXT “NAMI” TO 741741 In light of the recent mass shootings and other mass terrorist events, I would like to share with you a primer on mental health. Many, if not all, of the perpetrators are found to… Read More Monday Musings–Mental Health
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.
I am going to be unplugged for a while. Sunday I leave for Seattle to see my kids and grandkids. So I probably won’t be posting for about two weeks. I’ll check your blogs out once in a while but don’t expect a lot of activity from me! Have a blessed time! Thank you to… Read More You Behind the Illness—Told in 4’s
Tomorrow I have my first full dose of my new MS medicine. It is called Ocrevus. On two previous posts, I wrote about the first 2 half doses. I had no adverse reactions to the first two infusions. So I am expecting to have no reactions to the full dose of the infusion tomorrow. As… Read More Wednesday’s Word
Instead of my usual post, I’m going to send you to MultipleexperienceS. Jamie and I both have the chronic disease multiple sclerosis. She’s been diagnosed longer than I have, but many of our symptoms are the same. They may not be the same intensity but many are the same. We also have different ones. People… Read More Fearless Friday