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MS neurological doctor visit

MS neurological doctor visit

Doctors, doctors and more doctors. I have a lot of appointments coming up.  Yesterday I was saw my neurologist. He’s been the doctor I’ve been with the longest, the one who diagnosed me 19+ years ago. At this stage of the game with my MS he treats me systematically. The specialist in the city treats me for my major MS drug. This is a section from a my own blog about doctor day check ups. It’s doctor day. What does that…

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Up all night and it wasn’t a party

Up all night and it wasn’t a party

ALL NIGHT!!! I may have slept for twenty minutes at the most. I know at some point my dogs started playing with each other like it was the afternoon. One of them was sick, I was cleaning up my floor at wee hours of the morning. I was crying because when I’m that tired and can’t sleep I get very frustrated and cranky.  I can’t take not sleeping. It’s just the worst thing that could happen t me. It’s this…

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When your MS progresses your assistive devices progress too

When your MS progresses your assistive devices progress too

As multiple sclerosis progresses, so does your assistive needs. The first thing I got was the handicap parking permit. I’ve had this for many, many years. I got this early in my disease when I use to work in NYC and had to take a train. The parking at the station was insane and even back then walking that long distance in a rush to catch a train was very difficult. I was never able to run or skip again…

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Not the happiest Friday in the home

Not the happiest Friday in the home

I FINALLY had my shoulder checked out by an orthopedist yesterday. He did some maneuvering, X-rays and a visual exam. He told me “there are actually 2 problems going on.” Of course there are, because nothing is simple. “You have tendinitis in the shoulder for sure but your back also is showing arthritis”.  More of the fabulous news. I had junior arthritis as a kid, arthritis is my knees with cysts and now in the back. Ok great now what?…

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