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Keeping your balance when you have MS

Balance problems and difficulty walking are two of my most troublesome MS symptoms. Luckily, there are exercises I can do to reduce the impact these symptoms have on my everyday…

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At last

I started writing the following a little while ago, but never finished it. I’m at the hospital waiting to check in for my MRIs. I see the neurologist next week…

Of course there’s hope

I have to keep remembering that there is hope. Last night I had a little breakdown. I made the mistake of visiting a web site where people were talking about…

A Good Day

I had the first appointment with my neurologist today. I like her a lot. She’s putting me on Copaxone  (assuming insurance allows it)  which is a three times per week…

A Corner 

I seemed to have turned a corner in the flare-up. My head is clearer. I ordered a new phone. Two doses per day of the steroid this week (down from…

Waking Up

Happiness in a book I slept/listened to a book last night called Happier: Learn the Secrets to Daily Joy and Lasting Fulfillment. My takeaway is that there is not a…

A Morning Person at Last?

There’s a medication have to take every 6 hours for a few more weeks. I do the 5:00s and 11:00s. When I get up at 5:00 am I’m hungry and…

Learned Another Thing

My MS flare-up means taking a steroid drug called Dexamethasone. Its side-effects include upset stomach and stomach irritation. My stomach is upset and irritated. It was okay yesterday I think  because…