Tag: MS

Medical professionals are idiots

Medical professionals are idiots
I am going to get a lot of slack for that headline, I know. I have family members that are in the medical profession and they are not idiots, but man I think everyone I have dealt with has been, for lack of a better word, an idiot. It started when my general practitioner, back... Read more »

Don't read the multiple sclerosis pages

Don't read the multiple sclerosis pages
On Facebook I stumbled upon a page called We’re not Drunk, We have MS.  MS doesn’t make me feel or act drunk, but regardless the pages has 5,705 fans and constantly updates with different readers multiple sclerosis problems, issues and questions. Initially I eagerly clicked on Like in a desperation to meet others going through... Read more »

Another doctor visit, which one will cure me?

Another doctor visit, which one will cure me?
This morning I visited Wellness Associates of Chicago per the suggestion of my blogger friend Healthy Jasmine.  Dr. Howard performed a computerized stress assessment test based on the acupuncture system that measures electric response at acupuncture points.  The scan reads the balance of energy in lungs and other organs and can reflect reactions to food,... Read more »
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How am I going to give myself a shot everyday?

On Tuesday was my long awaited appointment with the renowned neurologist.  I exceeded at being timed while walking from line to line and the nurse was impressed how quickly I could pull pegs out of a board. The doctor reviewed my history and was careful to mention the diagnostic guidelines were complicated, but clear I... Read more »

Swimming is therapeutic for Multiple Sclerosis

Swimming is therapeutic for Multiple Sclerosis
I am always one to believe that everything happens for a reason.  Since this health challenge slapped me on the face, I’m constantly pondering what my lesson in this obstacle is.  There are many. For sure I needed to slow down, and I admittedly am appreciating many small moments while I’ve been forced to spend... Read more »

Q & A with a Women Who Lives with Multiple Sclerosis

Q & A with a Women Who Lives with Multiple Sclerosis
Suddenly everyone seems to know someone who has MS that is running marathons or raising tons of kids.  It is very reassuring to hear so many success stories.  Still, I needed to hear that from an actual person that is living with MS. Technically I have not yet been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.  One must... Read more »
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It Doesn't Get Easier Once You Leave the Hospital

It Doesn't Get Easier Once You Leave the Hospital
From the bottom of my heart, I want to send a sincere thank you to each of you that commented, messaged, emailed, texted, called and prayed for me.  I truly felt all of the love and it was eye opening how many people know someone who has experienced Multiple Sclerosis or a similar scare at... Read more »