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Ice cream for all*

Please tell me I am not the only one who feels life is to short to waste after you are told you have MS. The little issues do not matter as much. You know now where your energy and focus needs to be put towards. For me it is things that have real meaning for yourself.  I stop getting upset at my husband for… Read More

One Day At A Time*

The trend i hear is one day at a time stress reduction. The glass can be half full while i cherish the small joys as i muddle through the mess. Many times i break it down to one moment at a time...especially when i get overwhelmed with 6 things at a time. The past is history, the future is but a mystery and… Read More

Finding people who get it....*

Since having MS is complicated most people don't have any real understanding about what's up with pepole who have MS. It's difficult to find a way to express how MS is making me feel sometimes. I've tried to explain but always seem to fall short. It's become obvious that I need to connect with others that have… Read More

For Nicole_S

After all these years i am curious and wonder if you can find out some statistics about the National MS Society. ​How many calls do they get a day ​Are their statistics sorted by, financial aid questions, referrals, support groups, mental health etc. ​I am nosy and want to know what the ms society is doing… Read More

Diet and MS*

Hi!  Do any of you know what changes in my diet would help me?  The "professionals" here say there is no diet for MS, just have a low-fat high-fibre diet...with extra vitD of course.  I eat salad and fruit more, and lower-fat snacks.  I find high fibre doesn't help for me like it should because my intestinal… Read More

At 70*

It would seem relevant when looking back over the years that ms would be prominent, but it is not, the most important 'things' in my life over 70 years has been the two significant relationships which have brought joy into my life. Second to them has been studying economics, that has taught me what makes the… Read More


I'm not sure if this was asked before or if anyone has any thoughts on it, but due to my most recent relapse makes me question telling people the truth or something else. Most people I see I don't know but a good chunk are coworkers that probably don't need to know about my condition, however how do others… Read More


Hi, I am new here and have had ms for about 15 years now. I just started taking the shot copaxone for my lesions and don't have any new ones. I also take namenda for my memory and provigal for energy. It helps alot with getting that boost I need in the morning . So does coffee. My Tiredness is the worse but… Read More

Anyone using the Bioness L300 ?*

Hello all Would like to know if any of you out there have had success with the L300 foot drop system from Bioness.  There is also a new version that was just approved in January. My daughter and I have been researching this solution and have found mixed results depending on the person.  Although it is costly… Read More


Today started out "normal", attempting to get answers on real life challenges and difficulties. The whole ordeal is overwhelming and surreal. I'm reduced to begging for public assistance because I haven't been capable of work since Sept 26, 2016...i became officially flat broke about a month ago. Feeling… Read More

The Guilt of not being able to DO more*

Hi everyone, I was recently diagnosed with MS. I am married and have a 7 year old son. Currently my everyday symptoms are extreme fatigue, diszziness, and irritability. I find myself feeling really bad about myself becasue I do not have the energy I used to, I have a lot less patience, and generally dont feel… Read More

Are you a patient person? *

Are you a patient person? Ask yourself these questions.  Do you get mad if----- Do you tap your foot while bread is in the toaster trying to get it to pop up?  I know I have done so.    Or if someone is driving on the on ramp and they don't understand they're supposed to come to full speed to enter the… Read More


   Think I'm just going to ramble abit. Feel free to check out anytime...   I got my left-foot accelerator installed in my car today. It's an adaption that moves the accelerator to the left side of the brake. Pretty wild. It's going to take some adjustment and a lot of practice.     I've got some adaptive… Read More

MS episodes and bad behaviors*

Hi, ​My husband is still saying that when he has an MS episode he does not know what he is doing therefore he is not aware when he is emotionally abusive to me at that moment. After the nightmarish 4 days, I separated from my husband and filed for divorce a week later. The abuse had been going on throughout… Read More


  Be careful what you wish for. My january is so far worse than all of 2016. Every phone call I get is bad or sad news, and there is nothing I can do about it. And every phone call is not just one thing, each call is a couple or triple issues going on within the family or friends i have know more than forty… Read More