Posts Tagged ‘multiple sclerosis’

MS has made me… boring. (I’ll just be blunt with myself.) Part of it can’t much be helped, because I’m so much more tired than I used to be. I can’t really go out at night, I take a pass on so many events where I’ll be out after 10pm, because I know I’ll want […]


Spoiler: I am not an introvert. Nor am I an extrovert. I am somewhere in between. Over the past few decades, I’ve typically found myself leaning more toward the extrovert side. But lately, I feel like I’ve swung the other direction… These days, my brain is tired a lot. I thought it was “end of […]


I wrote about this before, how having chronic illness makes me want to do things NOW and not postpone anything in life… I had yet another realization just a few days ago: as I’m surrounded by people (anyone, really) transitioning to bigger and better jobs, and I work for a university that helps non-traditional students […]


Currently, I am on a train between Haifa and Tel Aviv, Israel, while writing this post. (Writing on my phone, too; usually I’m much too old-fashioned for that, and I insist on writing on my laptop. Hooray for my adoption of technology!) In a few minutes, at least in this time zone, it will be […]


neda

22Jul19

An odd acronym, but believe me, it’s something we all strive for: No Evidence of Disease Activity. Now, I’m not saying that POOF! all the damaged areas in my brain and spinal cord would suddenly be gone once I reach NEDA. Here’s the 4-part definition: no progression of disability in a neurological exam, no new […]


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 […]


So, in less than a month, I have a relatively big birthday coming up… it’s not a “decade”, but I will be 45. Some of my age-peers are tossing around the typical mid-life crisis talk — where they want to be in 10 years, is this what life is all about, why is the sky […]