Parenting With Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body.

 


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I Got 99 Problems and 87 of Them are Side Effects

I Got 99 Problems and 87 of Them are Side Effects When I was first diagnosed about 5 years ago, I was prescribed Rebif, which is a subcutaneous injection, injected 3 times a week....

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Through It All

Through It All I wrote a poem when I was graduating from college with my bachelor’s degree. The struggle I had to endure to reach my goal to graduate was rough. I was diagnosed...

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Changing Your Perception

Changing Your Perception A few weeks ago, I went to a class called “Forget Your Fear & Trust Your Truth – A Personal Growth Workshop” held at Happier Valley Comedy in Hadley, MA by...

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Time for an MRI

Time for an MRI My appointment is at 3:30 p.m.   Some 25 miles away from my home.   The clock says it’s only 12:53 p.m..   Although it won’t be rush hour when...

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Emerging Therapies: From the Lab to the Clinic

Emerging Therapies: From the Lab to the Clinic One of my takeaways from the 2018 ECTRIMS meeting this week is that there are thousands of researchers around the world working hard to figure out...

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Diet Matters… and It Matters Now

Diet Matters… and It Matters Now Greetings from ECTRIMS, the 34th Congress of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in MS. This is a lion of a meeting–the world’s largest gathering of researchers...

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Imaginary Pain

Imaginary Pain The buzzing throughout my arms, hands, legs and feet had not let up for 3 full days. My annual checkup with my neurologist was just a day away, so I figured, what...

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Driving My MS

Driving My MS In early 2009, I decided to buy a new car.  The previous few years had been a whirlwind of events, including the birth of our first child, big career changes, finishing...

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Not Pre-Existing

Not Pre-Existing I can still remember the very last time I called to schedule a blood donation. Donating blood was something I used to do regularly—it was a way I could give back.  ...

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The Road Ahead

The Road Ahead “Don’t spend a lot of time imagining the worst-case scenario. It rarely goes down as you imagine it will, and if by some fluke it does, you will have lived it...

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