Posts Tagged ‘chronic pain’

OK, I’ve drawn much of this conclusion before. But I figured I’d reiterate my thoughts, since I haven’t seen this talked about anywhere, really. People with MS develop chronic pain. Yes, it’s a nervous system disorder. The nervous system is this big, amorphous, not-well-understood thing. And the source of much of this pain is also […]


(hopefully I’m not the only one who remembers that song) So, in my posts, I talk a lot about feeling good, having energy, and not experiencing many symptoms. Here’s where I admit to you that I do have the occasional rough time. I am going through a rough patch right now. I don’t think it’s […]


Happy February! 🙂 I’m still awaiting my official follow-up appointment this coming Monday. But (knock on wood) I’ve had significantly fewer headaches and pain in general since following their regimen (“detox tea”, contrast showers, and eating more cruciferous vegetables to flush excess estrogen from my system). In fact, friends who’ve known me almost a decade […]


The past few months, I’ve been in and out of my regular urgent care/walk-in clinic for pain issues, primarily migraines. I experience several days of migraines in a row… then they clear up for maybe a week… then it all starts again… before and after my December trip, I had a few that led me […]


Recently, my migraine situation has gotten out of control. My usual meds (Maxalt) don’t always relieve the headache. I get clusters of several severe ones like I haven’t for years. I’m thrilled if I ever go a full week without a migraine (then, I’ll have four days in a row–proof that they involve hormonal swings, […]


Happy New Year! A lot of us are spending the day thinking about what we’re going to do better in the coming year… for some of us, these resolutions will last more than the first few weeks; for many of us, these resolutions will last a few days… and there are also a few of […]