Monthly Archives: September 2012

“Hello, I’m depressed.”

I’ve long had this idea of depression as someone sitting and crying or thinking thoughts of doom and gloom. Me? Depressed? Impossible! When I was first diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, I never once felt sad. In fact, I think I … Continue reading

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Hair is very important to a girl…

Last week was really tough for me and I was alone. Thankfully, my cousin was able to take me to my infusions. I spent the weekend tired and achey but a visit from Mom set everything right. I don’t know … Continue reading

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Wednesday was a perfect day…

I woke up and had a nice birthday. For the first time in weeks – I didn’t feel any pain whatsoever and was able to do some yoga. But I woke up yesterday feeling weak and today feels like an … Continue reading

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Behind every…

“Behind every exquisite thing that existed, there was something tragic.” — The Picture of Dorian Gray, by Oscar Wilde

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Living alone with MS

Saturdays are my injection days. What does this mean? Well, I get my Avonex pre-filled syringe out at about 5:30pm and get everything all sorted out (band-aid, gauze, and alcohol wipe, ice pack and pain reliever) on the counter. An … Continue reading

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