Posts Tagged ‘exercise for ms’

I thought I’d share with the community (of fellow MSers and caregivers) two resources that are accessible simply with an internet connection! First: one of the best, most honest, well-rounded Youtube channels about MS — Aaron Boster MD. Dr. Boster is an MS specialist in Columbus, Ohio, who started videos a few years back to […]


pilates and ms

28Feb16

Out of date… But I found an article I was saving from 2012 (OK, now I can get rid of it, I’m writing about it) out of one of my fitness professional magazines, talking about all of the benefits of Pilates for MS. I think I am a testimony to that one… But the article […]


Shortly after my diagnosis (defined by the only flare-up that I’m aware of), I started worrying about overall loss of strength. Of course–who wouldn’t? The first thing I thought, after the end of that flare-up, was–“good! No more current damage happening to my nervous system, I won’t have any more loss of strength than I […]


Happy Thanksgiving weekend to my fellow Americans! I have only had one significant relapse as an MS patient–the one in 2012 that diagnosed me (though I believe a series of events in 2008 may have been a flare-up as well, in addition to some minor events over the years). My MRIs have remained stable, since. […]


So many of us with MS have trouble with coordination every now and then… or a lot… I have good days (where I’m totally coordinated!) and bad days (where I walk like I’m drunk…) so I figure coordination is a skill I should work on maintaining. One way to do this is through DANCING! Now, […]


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 […]


almost there!

19Jun14

In a few short days, I will be able to say that I have survived spring quarter… and I mean that literally! Tomorrow morning, i give the last final for the quarter. Students loosely use the term “surviving” the quarter… some of them truly mean it, in their tight budgets (I see it, in their […]