Isaiah 40:31 But those who wait on the Lord Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint I had my second date with Ocrevus today. For those of you that are new to my blog, it is… Read More Wednesday’s Word
On Wednesday I wrote a blog in response to the daily prompt of foggy. I wrote about what people who have multiple sclerosis call “cog fog”. I cited an article from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s website. You can find the blog post here. Today I got my update from Multiple Sclerosis News Today, and it featured… Read More Fearless Friday
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
A couple of days ago I said this about grit—It takes a lot of grit, perseverance, gumption to find victory over a chronic disease. When you hear the doctor say those dreaded words, “You have_______” (fill in the blank), your whole world starts to spin out of control. For me, when I heard that I… Read More Moxie–Daily Prompt
I have always felt like a fish out of water. I learned to swim at the age of five. And I begin competing at the age of eight. I was a lifeguard and a water safety instructor. So I’ve been around water on my life. On land I bumble quite often. If there’s something that… Read More Bumble and Tailor–Daily Prompts
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”
I used to be fearless. I had the world by the tail. I knew what I wanted and went after it. I was successful and felt good about my life. Enter MS. Enter fear. Leading up to the diagnosis, I experienced several symptoms that were explained away by other conditions for three decades. Balance, ringing… Read More Why am I fearless?
I started taking Ampyra (the walking pill) the middle of August. Today I read an article in Multiple Sclerosis News Today discussing the merits, advantages, and the efficacy of Ampyra. As with any medication, it works for some and not others. A friend was in the clinical trials for the drug, but it didn’t work for… Read More The Walking Pill