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echobird
Still stuck in nursing home.*

Hi all I'm still stuck in a nursing home. They're aware of what's been happening to me at home in regards to my nephew and then the rest of the family gang stalking me to neglecting me as well as the neglect and bullying and being taken advantage of. See before it was just little ol me. Then my friend Peter… Read More

jettleigh1984
Hello Everyone, my name is Jessica!*

To be honest, I just pray to God that I wish that I didn't have MS. It's just something that I have to deal with on a daily basis. I have to have an aide, my nurse aide is cool. I hate that I've had to fire four aides. Not trying to be depressing but if you want to be my aide, come to work. My back does bother… Read More

maria1
The Only One

Having ms is a chore Sometimes knowing that others have ms makes others feel better Sometimes knowing that others have ms makes others feel worse When I read that others feel better when they hear that someone is suffering or coping with the same symptoms a confusion arises Are they feeling better because… Read More

echobird
In hospital again feeling pretty bad*

Ok I've been having these really bad headaches for a few months now and getting more spastic and stress has been getting to me. I mentioned to my nephew last Thursday about taking me to the hospital and then I even made sure to ask his friend about dog sitting and my nephews attitude is always the same. Your… Read More

waltzing_matilda
Walk-in tub?*

I am looking for a contractor to install a walk-in bathtub in my (rental) apartment.  I have permission from my landlord.  I'm having trouble finding a contractoe that I trust to do this work.  Has anyone done this?  Are you eilling to share your experiences? I had one installed in the house I shared with my… Read More

mkaymkaymkay
Afraid of the future*

Hello. I didn’t know who else to tell this because I feel like no one understands really of being their future unknown. I am to graduate with my Bachelors in Psychology and want to apply for Masters in Social Work, with hopes of becoming a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. But I am terrified. I am scared of… Read More

maria1
potassium*

Potassium is one of many substances called 'electrolytes' that help carry electrical signals between cells. Too little potassium in the cells can cause muscle weaknessThe weakness usuallty starts in the legsand then spreads to the middle of the body and the arms. It can also damage muscles. It can effect the… Read More

a_ortiz2007
Day by Day with MS*

Hello, I was diagnosed on 11/9/17.  hadn't been feeling well for month or now that I think about it more like years.  I thought I was going crazy. My legs were always hurting and they felt heavy. I was so tired all the time. I would describe it as I feel as if some one just unplugged me and I have no more… Read More

Julie-R

Folks, I've seen a fair number of discussions where folks puzzle whether they should drive or not.  I have the opposite problem.  My MS is long-term, stable R/R.  I'm mobile, but not super-coordinated in the AM;  I can drive fine in the PM's (while in remission.)  So for decades, I've worked a PM job that… Read More

echobird
Having a few too many bad days*

I wish it was easier to get through!!! I'm feeling swollen up again and been in more pain than usual...  I went down to get my ivig treatment and the Dr first said that they were going to do it at home but then said that I had to switch back to straight Medicare so the office is over an hour away and I missed… Read More

Wendell_
Hello from San Diego, CA

Hi everyone, I just wanted to introduce myself. I am newly diagnosed (as of July '18) and hoping to connect with others who have been fighting this diasease. It has been a very humbling experience to go from being on the go all the time, hanging out with friends, and starting a career to not knowing what the… Read More

golgotha
Dreams...*

Warning: I swear I'm not too much of a crunchy, granola, hippie type -- really, I've got a background in computer science -- but this is a topic that may paint me as some sort of new age type. Before you read this post you have to listen to this song to put yourself into the right frame of mind. (And maybe I… Read More

wendycc
wheelchair research*

Good evening. My husband is mobile but is clearly transitioning to needing a chair for walking long distances- like when we are out with the kids in the city, traveling, and street festivals. His problems are spasticity and balance.   He's 43, and for about 2 years, we've rented scooters or chairs- in places… Read More

leah-ot
Thinking of getting pregnant

I am new to this forum and was hoping to learn about others' experiences with family planning.  I was recently switched from Aubagio to Copaxone for this reason. I am reading a lot online and through the MS navigator about the topic of pregnancy. I was just wondering if anyone can share their experiences with… Read More

hive_of_5
Taking Care of Myself*

I have been diagnosed with RRMS about 18 months ago. I do monthly infusions and I also do iv vitamins weekly. I tend to take care of myself. I am very prideful and don’t ever ask for help. I don’t even ask my husband. I take myself to the dr, I take myself for tests and treatments. My question is how do you let… Read More

khmanno
Knee Compression Supports

Has anyone has experience using knee compression sleeves/supports to add stability to everyday walking...? I have tried them and they seem to add a bit of support...Just wanted to hear others using them.... Kent Read More

echobird

Ok so I was feeling pretty bad the other day from facel muscle drupping to left sided weakness the Dr ordered some steroids. Guess what start to feel better and I went and overdid did it my usual. I have my ups and downs but the roids really make things tough. But this time I'm getting head aches blored vision… Read More

maria1
Do you talk to your brain?*

There is the part of my brain that tells me how I feel emotionally about something. good, bad, happy, sad etc. Sometimes my brain has been tricked into thinking emotionally a certain way, by parental controls, dont touch the stove you will get burnt, dont go in the street a car will hit you. But most of the… Read More

bubbadog66
Don't know what i don't know*

The old saying, "I didn't know what i didn't know." has been a hard pill to swallow while navigating my one unpredictable moments at a time during this first year of being newly diagnosed. All my previous 50 some odd years of life experience has surely not prepared me for this. I've read and heard about how… Read More