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My optic neuritis story

My optic neuritis story

My first unofficial MS relapse was optic neuritis in 1997. Six months before my diagnosis. The optic neuritis wasn’t even diagnosed at the time of the relapse it was realized after my diagnosis. I was working in a fast food restaurant as an assistant manager, who was about to be promoted. However, my manager at my current location and I didn’t always see eye to eye. She added a lot of stress to my situation at work. I couldn’t wait…

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Multiple Sclerosis Glossary of terms

Multiple Sclerosis Glossary of terms

This is a lot of copy and paste of words we hear as patients with multiple sclerosis. I got this off of  ms lifelines seen here http://www.mslifelines.com/ms-terms  I wanted to create a quick reference place for some of those terms we hear not only for me, because I forget, but for anyone else who needs it. This is a selected list off of http://www.mslifelines.com/ms-terms ms lifelines. Ataxia Lack of coordination and unsteadiness that result from the brain’s failure to regulate the body’s posture and…

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Happy Anniversary Multiple Sclerosis

Happy Anniversary Multiple Sclerosis

Valentine’s Day weekend, 19 years ago, I was moving into the house my ex-husband and I just bought. Actually we bought the house back in December but we did work on the house so we didn’t officially move in until Valentine’s Day weekend.  It was supposed to be a romantic thing first weekend in the house. I started having difficulty walking that weekend. Boxes and more boxes throughout the house. Furniture deliveries coming throughout the day that Saturday. I’m sure…

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