July 29, 2019

Following my relapse, I went to my follow up appointment with my MS neurologist. I'm past the point of feeling nervous leading up to the appointment. However, every time I am in that chair among his piles of paperwork I am reminded of this lifelong battle I have ahead of my life. It's a strange …

July 8, 2019

When I was initially diagnosed, I struggled with learning how to inform people of my MS. I was afraid, and kept it as secretive as possible. As I learned more about the impact MS has on my life, I began to identify with it more as a part of who I am. This "bonding" or …

July 7, 2019

Humidity kicked my butt this weekend. A lot of dragging my feet around and sleeping in or laying around to catch a breath. But all this is to say, this is my first big relapse where it's inhibited my ability to cognitively function at a level in which I'm used to. One year since I've …

July 3, 2019

After experiencing symptoms for over a week I was finally put on a corticosteroid treatment yesterday; a 1000mg dosage each day, for three days. The decision to choose a steroid treatment came so abruptly. The clinic called the day before to ask if I could come in for a 9am appointment. I went through the …