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Resiliency With MS

People living with MS are often familiar with, and at times masters of, resiliency. Resiliency is the ability to adjust to misfortune or change; with the many day-to-day unknowns of MS, share…

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fizzixgal
Looking for answers and support*

I'm a 62 year old female living in northern New England, a college professor and an avid day hiker. Last May I started noticing an odd feeling of weakness in my right leg when walking, though…

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anywhereoutofthisworld
Shades of Pain*

I recently came across an interesting article where a daughter compared her MS experience to that of her mothers (the daughter is an MS nurse and her & her mother both have MS). I think the…

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vharden
What kind of MS do I have?*

I was diagnosed with MS in September 2017, after a long period of thinking I was crazy, no one really beleiving me, including my family doctor.  I started crying when I found a doctor that…

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shiloh
pain & depression worse*

I received my 1st 2 infusions of Ocrevus at the end of December. Now...1 month later, it feels like my pain is worse along with my depression. I spent last night thinking of how I could end…

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DR2018
"Pre" Diagnosis*

I was given a "pre" diagnosis of MS. I havent seen much info on a pre diagnosis. Has anyone else been given this?  I went to my lasty appointment telling my doc I was ready to stop the search…

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sbalser19
Starting new meds*

I was on Copaxone until January of last year (it failed and I had a relapse). But right after my relapse I got pregnant. So I stopped treatment while pregnant. I had my first MRI since giving…

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Nron
Tired of pain and ms*

Im just so tired of always feeling pain and not being able to do what i use to. I miss running in the park or being able to walk for miles and work hard. Sometimes i have bad thoughts all…

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oldhippie
Ah the little thing’s,*

  Ah the little thing’s I have alway’s for granite in my everyday life. Little thing’s that I would just do without even thinking about it, as in fixing something to eat and then really abel…

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maria1
LOSS...*

...the fact or proccess of losing something or someone, is how it is defined, it explains nothing. Webster's thesaurus says: the action of having something go out of one's possession or…

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Andy_Brickell
How does MS affect you?*

Hey everyone -  my spouse has SPMS and is struggling a bit at present, but I'm actually seeking your input for something different.  I'm the fundraising coordinator for an MS150 bike team…

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gabrielle519
Back to school*

Hello everyone, I have recently been thinking about going back to school to become a nurse practitioner. This is such a huge comittment and super scary. I am not just an everyday person…

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rojejome
long term valium for spasticity*

About 5 or 6 years ago I started taking valium because my hands were affected by spasticity. I play guitar, piano and flute and sing as well. I also do some recording and some music ministry…

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tremainemichelle
New Beginnings but still unhappy*

Its been awhile guys. Hope everything is doing well. I wanted to ask if any of you are dealing with what they think may be depression. I feel 0 motivation 0 confidence 0 drive. I feel stuck…

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cantstopwontstop
New diagnosis ... doing okay?*

I was diagnosed with RRMS less than a month after I turned 26. I have really truly found that speaking to others has helped me in a lot of ways. knowing what I know now, I think it gives me…

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cantstopwontstop
Your favorite treatment options?*

I was diagnosed with RRMS in Dec. 2017. I am now approaching the meeting with my neurologist about treatment options, etc. I have a choice of pills and injections. We are all so different so…

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LBee
Cytoxan*

I am looking for anyone who has been treated with Cytoxan (chemo). I am scheduled to start it on Feb. 14. I started Rituxan in November and I have had a worsening of symptoms. I'd like to hear…

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SmartyPants
A review of "The Eve Chronicles" by Diane DeVillers*

My old friend Nancy gave me this wonderful review of my book "The Eve Chronicles" by Diane DeVillers, I now have two reviews which make the book more sellable. She and I worked together during…

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bcavos
New to this :(*

On thanksgiving 2017 my whole right side went numb, by December 6th i was in the hospital for 5 days of steroids...then 3 weeks of oral at home... I am very lucky for the recovery I have had…

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cathykb
MS and CBD use*

I would like to know if anyone out there has tried cannabidiol oil or cbd and if so, is it helping? I am looking into a company called HempWorx.  

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maria1
Being Stuck*

How do you let go of the past. How do you begin to weave a new life for yourself. How do you come to terms with the new you. Where do you begin the proccess of becoming a person living in the…

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