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Stacy10
Eating*

  I have a complicated relationship with food. In my youth, I was a compulsive eater. Then I changed my lifestyle and through diet and exercise, lost 90 lbs and maintained that for well over a decade. Spacitisity changed my exercise habits. I can't work out as long and hard as I used to, but I still get there. … Read More

Melly
Dating*

Those of you who are single and date....how and when do you bring up your MS? I've been seeing someone and it's starting to get more serious and sooner than later he is going to notice, he already has asked questions. I definitely need to tell him something. But I don't have a diagnosis, so how do I explain… Read More

johnhoppin
Podcasting with MS*

I've been using a podcast to document MS and my life. I hope that you like it and it helps me to connect with my Ms family. If you have ideas for other places I should post it or things I should change or someone I should send it to please let me know. Go ahead and share it all you want. I hope that it helps… Read More

cjtmn
Denial - normal or not?*

Anyone else find themselves "pretending" like they don't have MS? Is this denial? Or is it just acceptance and living life?  My Sx are fairly mild most days, and I blame any not feeling well on anything but MS. I seriously start to wonder if maybe this was all stress-related and now that I'm learning to manage… Read More

Denise16
Test JCV Positive*

Good Morning,I have been on Techfidera since 2013.  My doctor was not keeping up on blood tests as much as he should have been.  Last August I asked him to please test me for the JC Virus, he did and it came out Negative.  I guess it was naive of me to assume that meant I was in the clear and wouldn't develop… Read More

mc1john
Assistance needed*

Hi my name is John, I've been volunteering at bike MS in Oregon for a couple years. Last year I was very inspired by those that were riding with MS. I said last year I'm not going to make any more excuses for myself. I also want to ride with MS next year. So because of a bike company called different spokes was… Read More

lizzybell
help *

woke up this am and my legs are acting weird. i start walking fine then in about a minute or so....they like freeze up. get really stiff like. help. Read More

itch68
Intense Itch

I don't see many posts about itching.  Besides fatigue, my worst syptom is itching.  It is localized (foot) and debilitating.  My neuro likens it to pain because it is so intense.  When I try to sleep it will begin; I have to get up and walk for a while (which is difficult when so sleepy).   I've seen four docs… Read More

tarafights4ms17
Having children *

Hi every one, my name is Tara and I am semi new to this side of the MS aspects. I could Google a million things that are on my mind, but I just don't think it is as personable as Speaking and listening to people that are actually living with the disease or dealing with their loved ones whom have it. So here it… Read More

vin575
girlfriend's and wives *

Hi am Mel and I had MS for almost eighteen years now and I been to hell and back and all over again. I lost both my wives because of MS . However when you fight your way back to a point where your looking good on the outside and your still sick on the inside and you met someone and your illness becomes… Read More

jwilliams
My new life with MS*

Hi all, I have been living with MS now since January 2017, officially diagnosed on 2/13/17.  So far from my experience I can say every day is different.  There are good days, somewhat ok days, and then some days that I am so tired I just want to lay in bed all day. But from my short experience with living with… Read More

optimist2017
Diet and Spasticity *

Has anybody noticed a correlation between what you eat and your spasticity?  I realize that some foods cause inflammation but have you actually experienced worsening that you attribute to that particular food?  Any thoughts about dairy or sugar?  Read More

hkkarcher
MS and Prostate Cancer *

My husband was recently diagnosed with aggressive prostate cancer.  Has anyone dealt with this situation previously?  Interested in treatment options. The cancer is aggressive and treatment options offered seem to really have a negative effect on MS and quality of life Read More

mandalynn286
Anyone that can relate to me?*

I am 31 years old and I was diagnosed 7 and a half years ago when I was 23.  I do know several people with MS but they are all parents of my friends in their mid 50's.  While they are great to talk to, they tend to take the advice route and tell me to keep my head up and things like that, because I am like a… Read More