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To Make You Laugh

Some days it helps to know others are out there, struggling as much as you are. Sometimes, a picture speaks a thousand words…it can also create a thousand giggles. 242 more words

Coping Mechanisms

Going to the doctor

Going to the doctor is like talking to a three year old.  You have to repeat everything you say because you aren’t sure they are paying attention and once they do hear, you have to explain everything you said which is always met with “why?” or “how?” or “are you sure?”.   37 more words

Chronic Illness

And now the good news

I did it, I slept until 8:30 this morning! Well almost, I did wake ten minutes before the alarm sounded but that hardly counts. I have to admit that I did wake as well feeling better than I normally do, but I’m not taking that as having any great meaning as I was just amazed that I had managed to go against my routine of so many years. 1,249 more words

Multiple Sclerosis

Don't get ill

I have for the first time ever asked Adam to not go to work. I have never felt that need before to not let him leave my side, although he has often enough offered. 1,405 more words

Multiple Sclerosis

Settling back into hope

The internet proved it’s power again when it comes to finding, buying and receiving something you need, the Psyllium arrived yesterday afternoon, now that’s service. It may have arrived, but the problem now is how to actually get it inside me. 1,480 more words

Multiple Sclerosis

An unexpected result

Yesterday was totally exhausting, the early start at 6am when I woke in pain, wasn’t the best start for a day that I knew was going to be difficult, but that’s what my body does best, annoy me in any way it can. 2,107 more words

Multiple Sclerosis

Notes for consultant

Well, the day has arrived, today is the day that I am heading off to the hospital to see the consultant at last. Clearly, that left me with a problem as I can’t be in two places at the same time and although I am very aware that those with good eyesight and dexterity can now type up screeds of stuff on a smartphone, I’m not one of them. 2,041 more words

Multiple Sclerosis