Prelapse

This disease is confusing and so utterly frustrating at times. I’ve been feeling good. Actually, I’ve been feeling great. These past 30 days have been awesome. The injections have been getting easier. I have had more energy. My mood has been up. My sleep has been mostly good, and my anxiety levels have been the … More Prelapse

Hello Heels

Yesterday I was standing on the sidewalk waiting on the light to change on my walk to work, when I happened to look down and notice my shoes. I smiled. It wasn’t that there was something wrong with them. It was that there was something RIGHT with them. I realized that without much thought I … More Hello Heels

Polka Dotted Brain

Yesterday I passed one of the most important tests of my life. After two years of ups and downs with MS, I had a stable MRI. My neurologist’s exact words were, “Your brain looks perfect.” My heart fluttered for a moment and then my soul smiled. No new lesions. No brain atrophy. It was the best … More Polka Dotted Brain

In My Own Words

Life with MS is extremely unpredictable and the daily struggle is real. A symptom may flare up one day and be gone the next. I may have trouble walking today but not the day before. Fatigue may have wiped me out last week but this week I’m feeling on top of the world. I might … More In My Own Words

Invisible Illness

“Things are not always as they seem; the first appearance deceives many.”  – Phaedrus One of the most difficult aspects of life with MS has been learning to cope with the embarrassment that comes along with my symptoms or my limitations. Hard days seem to just be made up of a series of one awkward moment after another. … More Invisible Illness