Tag Archives: Symptoms

Embracing the Changing Landscape

If having Multiple Sclerosis has taught me anything, it’s to try to embrace change, however much I dislike it. I had another MRI in April of this year, my first in a while. I finally had my MRI follow up … Continue reading

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A Star Upon the Waves

I’ve been losing control of myself for a while now. Over the past year, I’ve noticed a worsening in my symptoms. I am in far more pain than I ever have been before. It’s gotten to the point in the … Continue reading

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Living My Best Life Two Steps at a Time

I was talking to one of my friends about the pain levels I live with. The pain has been so bad lately. In the morning, I have to sit down while I brush my teeth, just so that I can … Continue reading

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On Becoming Aware

Today is the first day in MS Awareness Month. When I woke this morning, I had no idea that it was MS Awareness month. I put on an audiobook to listen to in the background and chose to listen to … Continue reading

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Stress and the Shadow Man

I know that stress is one of the worst things for people with multiple sclerosis. I’ve been experiencing a lot of it. It’s keeping me awake at night, so I’m having to take my prescribed sleeping pill more than usual. … Continue reading

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The Lion and the Internal Orchestra

I’d like to take a moment to talk about pain. Everyone experiences pain differently. Maybe it’s muscle pain or internal pain. Perhaps it’s a mixture of both. For myself, there is no rhyme and reason to it. My Multiple Sclerosis … Continue reading

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