Tag Archives: Symptoms

On the Shores of Acceptance

I feel like I’ve been waiting for a long time. In reality, it hasn’t been that long, not really. Time is no longer relative and it either speed up or slows down depending on the news you are waiting for. … Continue reading

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The Maybe of Mavenclad

I’m afraid. As September comes ever closer, so does my medication change. During July, September seemed so far away but now as we get to the end of August, September 21st seems so much closer. On that day, I will … Continue reading

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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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