Happy Anniversary to Me!

July 21, 2017

Happy anniversary to me! On this day, 14 years ago I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. I had no idea how it would affect me for the rest of my life. There has been some difficult times, as well as times that I've almost forgot that I have MS because I've felt so great!

“Do you still have MS?”

June 21, 2017

Several months ago, I was in the middle of being interviewed by my friend’s son and his classmate on the topic of multiple sclerosis. They were working on a project for their 7th grade Life Science class and I was happy to help them get extra credit for interviewing someone with MS. I was

A Few Tips…

November 29, 2016

To those of you who have been diagnosed with MS or know someone that has please read this! I’ve either met or have had friends of mine come to me lately that have had someone in their life that was recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. The first thing I try to do is encourage

Great Results!

August 23, 2016

I just got my results from my MRI! Compared to the one I had done the beginning of May (before Lemtrada), "several lesions show slight improvement and several show worsening. No actively demyelinating plaques are seen." So, is the glass half full or half empty? Half full!!! There is no current damage being done

3 Months Post Lemtrada

August 17, 2016

The last two days of therapy ended up getting pretty rough. I did end up developing one of the most common side effects – hives. They started to develop on the last day when I was getting my infusion and cleared up the following day. I will admit that the next week was pretty

Not just MS, but also HHT

August 12, 2016

This is my blog about having MS. However, I am going to talk a little about something else that I was diagnosed with 1 ½ years ago. It’s called Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT). HHT is a vein disorder where they can develop without capillaries and end up tangling up like spaghetti. (Some doctor is

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