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.

 


MS Articles From Around The Web

The Reluctant Athlete

The Reluctant Athlete In the months that it took for me to get my diagnosis, I became increasingly desperate for one. The 10 months that bridged November 2015 to September 2016 were a source...

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Medicare Annual Election Period: What You Should Know

Medicare Annual Election Period: What You Should Know The Medicare Annual Election Period (AEP), or Medicare Open Enrollment Period (OEP), has arrived. With approximately 25 to 30 percent of people with MS enrolled in...

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Not How it's Always Been

Not How it's Always Been At work, have you ever asked why something is the way it is, and you’re told: “I don’t know… that’s just how it’s always been done.” Even just typing...

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Fever Fatale

Fever Fatale “A fever could be life threatening.”   That single line from an old episode of “The West Wing” prompted me to immediately Google whether, in fact, a fever is fatal to someone...

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Thank You for Your Service

Thank You for Your Service As we prepare to celebrate Veterans Day, my husband Nick and I look forward to a very special phone call that we get—a call from our oldest son, Nicholas,...

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Dear Me

Dear Me Dear Me, of three years, nine months, and 15 days ago: Your life just changed. Changed from six weeks ago before this all started. Changed from 5 a.m. this morning when Mike...

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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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