Author: Lorna (@MSGrrl)
My love/hate relationship with exercise
Exercise. I do feel better when I am doing it regularly, but every time I stop for an exacerbation, it takes so much out of me to start again.
Use power for good
$50,000 is a lot of money to us; for big corporations, it’s only a drop or less.
My life’s quality
In the movie The Bone Collector, Denzel Washington plays a quadriplegic crime scene investigator. As I become more disabled, I have become interested in this story line.
Turns out, not every MSer is my peep
A few weeks ago I took a call on the MSFriends (MSF) helpline from a “C___” in [state deleted] who was just calling to talk. She was suffering from a migraine because she wasn’t able to take any pain medicine preemptively before she had driven herself to the appointment for her annual MRI and back […]
The good use of my time
Now that I am more disabled, I find that I’d rather spend my limited energy on other things. Like this MSFriends Peer Support Hotline.
Regarding CCSVI, please remember that opinions expressed on this post are my own.
My world is narrowing
I’m not bringing this up to encourage pity or sympathy. I’m trying to examine and explain it logically and with detachment.
“I’m melting! melting!”
The first time I experienced MS fatigue, it was exhaustion like I’d never known.
On to the next endeavor
I have officially abandoned the diet-test. As shallow as it may sound, I’ve decided in favor of the increased quality of life of being able to eat pizza, burritos and ice cream.
Would I swap symptoms?
She has pain, scrambled cognition, and vision problems; I have bladder problems, poor hand-eye coordination, and decreasing mobility.