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Just another NEW MS'er

In a nutshell, I am 32, and just diagnosed with MS. The text book symptoms..I had facial numbness and now pretty much my whole right side of my body is numb. I did have some vision ON problems and just finished my 5th day of IV steroids...I FEEL HORRIBLE. NO TAPER, I am really sick of feeling numb and crappy… Read More

Newly diagnosed with MS*

Was wandering if anyone else have a feeling of your head feeling cloudy or maybe feeling as if your high. With this feeling you can still have a productive day but maybe coworkers ask if you tired all the time. I could feel fine but my face or eyes says something different. Just wandering if anyone else share… Read More

Moral support needed.....

Hello all! I havent been on this site in quite awhile...I moved away from Indiana 1 1/2 years ago to move to ohio in with the man I love. Right now it seems as though we are 2 separate people? He says that he supports me and that my MS doesnt matter...yet...2 yrs ago he wanted to marry me...he proposed and… Read More


My name is Dave, diagnosed in 2009, feeling the effects of inadequate excercise and physical activity.  I wondered how others are doing with using a bike to get around on a daily basis, for trips to store etc.  Long ago, I was able to manage a bike pretty well; a bike keeps itself balanced pretty well if in… Read More

Career, What now?

Well, My goal was to become an RN, I was a CNA for 7 yrs. The past 6 yrs I was a CNA at the hospital and it was a big floor, so constant running.  The beginning of 2012, I was developing fatigue, for 5-6 months I didnt know why I was getting to "tired", "Exhausted". So OBVIOUSLY I have a Heat tolerance. So I… Read More

Care partner*

Hello everyone! My name is Michelle and my girlfriend was recently diagnosed with RR when it comes to conversation sake but on paper it is considered secondary. I was just hoping that anyone in a similar situation can share their stories with me. I am striving to learn more and more not just about the disease… Read More


Sorry for the long post but I need to rant.Haven't posted in awhile, but I have been working and taking care of my kids 4 and12.Well gave been treated for three flares this year, my 4 year old was diagnosed with ADHD and PTSD and adjustment disorder also developmental delay. Have been running around like a… Read More

MS is a lonely disease*

Hi everybody, I am new to this site, so thank you for reading this. I am struggling very hard with the fact that my family refuses to acknowledge my MS. My mother told me I didn't have it and any time I try to bring up anything about it they literally ignore me. It has been 6 years since my diagnosis and… Read More

Anybody have trouble getting stuck?*

I feel embarrassed by this but i have trouble knowing what i need to do and then doing it. I end up doing nothing but sitting and crying. It's like i hit an invisible wall. Someone can tell me what i need to do, but as soon as i am on my own, it all seems like i cant get there from here. I dont know how to… Read More


My husband and I are currently looking to downsize to a new home. He's looking at it from what size works for a couple in their 30's with no kids and no interest in kids. I'm looking at it from the angle that stairs make my legs feel like cement bricks. I know logically that if I keep walking the stairs I'll… Read More

Jobs for people with MS*

Hello all, My name is Dave, I do not have MS, however my father has had it for years. He is currently unemployed and doesn't have a stable place to live. Most of this is due to his illness and not being able to work, but also due to his attitude. I'm aware of how difficult it can be to have such a terrible… Read More


I struggle with anxiety. Since my diagnosis in December of 2015 I have become quite a hyprolcondriac. Today I had blood work done and I have a couple of high numbers and tonight feel like I am having more abdominal pain than usual. This is incredibily frustrating to me, I do not know if I should be worried or… Read More

Is "this" is good as it will get!?*

I was diagnosed with MS last December, my neurologist figures i've had this for over a decade if not two. I meet with him Monday to go over my follow up MRI after a few months on Tecfidera...was supposed to do that three weeks ago but due to cog fog was at the wrong office 45 mins away at the right time for… Read More

Kava "Kava'AHHHH!"*

Has anyone tried Kava Kava in any form for muscle spacisity and pain in general?I am experimenting with myself and I am finding this natural, legal herb root to be TREMENDOUSLY EFFECTIVE for my pain and anxiety.I have tried OPK Kava Extract shots, purchased from a local smoke/head shop. And I have ordered more… Read More

What Kind of Bed*

I need to buy a bed because I can't sleep.  I thought about the sleep number bed but read reviews that the equipment that makes the bed work breaks which makes the bed unusable.  Does anyone have a bed suggestion?  Thanks. Read More

Meds vs exercise*

hello, i was dx 3 yrs ago but Dr's said I probably had it since 09.  I'm at a point now the Dr says it may be time for meds.  Do they help, what about the side affects? Read More

For Shanah1975*

==Hello Leonora,  If your children see you are worrying they will worry, if your children see you afraid they will be afraid. The attitude you project will set the tone for your family. Worry I heard, IS THE MISUSE of imagination, so it will benefit you to imagine better solutions to living with ms other than… Read More