Anniversaries

Wedding picture from 2004. We were utter babies. Only 19 years old! Today is my 15th wedding anniversary! I know a lot of people say the years go by fast...but that's not really true in my case. I feel like it was a few lifetimes ago. My husband and I have been through SO much … Continue reading Anniversaries

What do you want to read?

One of the things I'm doing right now is taking stock in the effectiveness of my blog and my brand in general. I've decided to join Patreon. Well, I joined it earlier this year but never set anything up. I've decided to rectify that for 2020. In reviewing my blog, story posts are by far … Continue reading What do you want to read?

2019 Goals in Review

To say this year did not go as anticipated is an understatement. When I made my 2019 goals, I had no idea my health would be in such a decline. I had been suffering with numbness and pain in my legs for about two weeks by then, but had every belief it would soon end. … Continue reading 2019 Goals in Review

Monday MS Check-in: First month check-up

Last Monday, I had my first month check-up since starting my MS disease modifying drug, Tecfidera. I am tolerating the medicine well. I haven't had nausea and diarrhea since the first week. Sometimes I think I have a bit more energy. However, I often pay for that by overdoing it and exhausting myself for the … Continue reading Monday MS Check-in: First month check-up

MS Monday Check in– You Don’t Look Sick/The Spoon Theory

In my first post about MS, I included a picture of me. I had make up on. It was taken before this most recent flare hit. I captioned it, "As you can see, I don't look sick..." I've heard that a lot in my life. "But you don't look sick." On left, picture from yesterday. … Continue reading MS Monday Check in– You Don’t Look Sick/The Spoon Theory

My Current MS Symptoms

I've written about the symptoms I had which spurned the MS diagnosis. A lot of the more troublesome symptoms, such as constant tingling pain and entire lack of sensation over my whole body, are gone. However, some remain. These are my symptoms as of February 26, the day before I started treatment to slow the … Continue reading My Current MS Symptoms

How Long Have I Had MS?

This is a question I've had quite a few times already in the few weeks since I've got my diagnosis. It doesn't upset me at all and is certainly something I've asked myself as well. The shortest answer is that we're not sure. MS is not an infection with an acute onset. It's a disease … Continue reading How Long Have I Had MS?