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Thursday, May 03, 2018

Being positive is not “sugar coating” MS

I never want to be perceived to "sugar coat" multiple sclerosis. MS is a horrible disease that deeply affects many people and their loved ones. I’m not ignoring the negative aspects of this disease but to me, I'd rather try to find some silver lining. I'd rather focus on what I can do rather than what I can't. I'd rather channel my energy toward what this experience has given me rather than what it has taken away.

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Sunday, April 29, 2018

Adjusting to NOT thinking about medication

Switching to Ocrevus, a medication that is only administered twice a year, has thrown me completely off my game. For the first time in about 15 years, I don’t have to worry about taking medication daily or several times a week. Since 2003, I’ve been so conditioned to taking a disease-modifying therapy on a regular basis that I’ve felt like something has been missing lately in my fight against MS.

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Monday, March 19, 2018

Thumbs up for my first experience with Ocrevus

Sharing my first experience with the multiple sclerosis therapy Ocrevus

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Monday, February 05, 2018

The benefits of hitting control-alt-delete

I used to refer to "control-alt-delete" as those 20 minutes naps I needed to combat MS fatigue and to make it through my day. Now, control-alt-delete has taken on a whole new meaning for me on an even larger scale. Sometimes when life is happening at suboptimal levels, we need to take the time to shut down and reboot.

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Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Gearing up for round 15

At the beginning of my 15th year living with multiple sclerosis, a new active lesion has only reinvigorated my fight against this disease.

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