Search Discussions

Main Content

Daily Life

My Day*

I basically wake up around 5 am =, of course I;ve been up many times (bathroom) My son Charles goes to work. at 6 am Myself and my wife watch GMA and Morning Joe, I sit on couch most of the rest of the day. I (when poss) try to work on my HO Scale models, or just browse online. I am not walking as much, but I… Read More

MS In College

Hi, I was diagnosed with MS 6 months ago, during spring semester finals during my sophomore year. I am now a junior at a very prestigious/rigorous university.  I am having a very hard time living with this disease in general but particularly being away from home. I'm not a fan of needles so it's already tough… Read More


ok so I got a brain mri done last month and today I got a call saying I have to go back in for another one on my spine. Is this anything to worry about ? Read More

I feel so alone right now.*

That sums it up. I've been battling this monster for so long and struggling so much to keep going and it's getting harder everyday. I'm supposed to have help but it's been a roller coaster with the people that are supposed to help me. And I switched back to my pain patches and have been able to do much better… Read More

I Have Some Concerns*

I would like to go back to work. My daughter is graduating from homeschooling. I will have more time. I am currently employed very part time. I am a dog walker. Very good for my body. But I would like to go back full time and make more money to pay off bills and have more to do. My concerns are not being able… Read More

Hands free cell phone use

I'm trying to find a source for a high quality cell phone that can be utilized via voice activated blue tooth ear piece.  The phone we're using now can be used this way once you press another button.  This phone also has a flip cover which is becoming difficult to use.  My wife's condition has degraded to the… Read More

Hands free phone *

Hi.  My cousin has MS and is in need of a better phone system for communication and safety.  She lives by herself and is confined to a wheelchair with very limited arm and hand mobility.  I would like to find a completely hands free, voice activated system for her but everything I research has not worked… Read More

Depression or just MS getting to me? *

I've been feeling so weak lately I used to be more active but lately I can muster up the strength to get up I have to use a walker or power chair. I haven't been able to really walk but a few feet if I'm lucky with a Canadian crutch my main issue is constantly being in pain left side mainly as to the weakness… Read More

Vacation and traveling anxiety*

 My wife has MS and heat is a main trigger for her. We have a trip to visit my family in Orlando at the end of the month. Any attempt to assure my wife that she will be able to keep cool and still have a good time seems to fall on deaf ears.  My sister had the AC at her house serviced recently to make sure it… Read More


Hello. I'm looking to please hear from anyone who has MS AND is a caregiver for others.  Where and how do I find the energy to keep up with physical and emotional demands?  Some days I am so fatigued that I sit down and cry.  It's a never ending cycle, and I am beat.  My legs are mush.  My emotions are fried… Read More


Hi all, I am from the UK and have RRMS. I'm travelling to NYC for a short vacation with my teenage daughter in August and wondered if anyone knows if it's possible to rent a rollator or chair for the duration ? I need some support when standing in line or, given the expected temperature, to rest once in a… Read More

Teen with MS, education *

Hi, My teen daughter has ms, and I was wondering if anyone else may have had a problem with their child doing great in school all year long, almost an honor student in every class and then when it came time for final exams, failed them miserably, I am completely at a loss right now and hoping that someone may… Read More


   This current attack is not responding to steroids or neuropthy meds. I've been using a walker but can't go far or carry anything. I find out about a wheel chair, hopefully, next week. If I'm only approved for a heavy one it won't help. I don't know how to do things with a wheelchair but I can go further and… Read More

MS Navigators*

I have received two connections requests that appear to be suspect, please contact me so I may give you the info. Has any other woman recieved connection requests trying to connect through other means than her a ms connections, if yes please add your name as a reply, thanks. Read More

Dating or finding a spouse with MS *

I would very much like to remarry. I have been divorced for over 3 years, but with fatigue it is difficult to get out and actually be in places where my Knight in Shining Armor might be. I work a full time job and still have to do the day to day stuff that has to be done to maintain my dwelling place and me. I… Read More

Nephew took my title to my truck*

Ok so after I fired my nephew he got mad and told me that I didn't give a crap about him nor my great niece's. And he said that he spent $1500 n my house and wanted it back. Then demanded it then said he was taking the title to my truck until I paid him. I don't mind him hanging onto something as collateral… Read More

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

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

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