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A more structured life with Multiple Sclerosis

A more structured life with Multiple Sclerosis

This was a very long week. Came off an incredible high of my amazing weekend at the spirit junkie master class. Followed right by my doctor for my shoulder, getting a Cortizone shot and finally feeling better.  Going right back to New York City for another neurologist check up with my specialist. Wednesday through Thursday saw 24 hours of drama with my daughter and her boyfriend. Luckily, that ended with a three hour dinner with friends, lousy food but great company….

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My MRI epiphanies and me

My MRI epiphanies and me

I’m scheduled for an MRI today I am looking forward to it. I think I touched upon this topic one other time but since I haven’t had an MRI since I started blogging, I’m talking about it again. Why do I like going to an MRI?  I can tell you it’s not for the results. I’ve had multiple sclerosis for 19 years, the MRI’s show what they are going to show. However, I used to get them on average two…

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The daily life and experiences with multiple sclerosis

The daily life and experiences with multiple sclerosis

Yesterday was a bad day. First my doctor visit went as expected,  which was nowhere. What I mean, is that not much could be done at this point, my symptoms are treated symptomatically. He doesn’t really think  that I’m experiencing an MS hug, I don’t even think he really understood what an MS hug was. He’s been my doctor for 19 years and for the first time ever, I was a little shocked. Especially since the first thing we were…

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My MS neurologist checkup

My MS neurologist checkup

I have 2 neurologists. One is a straight neurologist who diagnosed me 18+ years ago and has been with me since.  The other is a multiple sclerosis specialist in New York City who I’ve been seeing for about 2-3 years now.  Both of them work on different aspects of my MS. My neurologist is usually the symptoms manager. He prescribes the daily drugs I take. The specialist deals with which MS drug I’m on. The blood work, MRI scans and…

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