Posts Tagged ‘ocrevus’

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 […]


One and a half years ago, I started taking Ocrevus (ocrelizumab) to control my MS, which had breakthrough activity on my previous drug, Plegridy. Keep in mind that these are drugs that slow disease progress; there is no cure or known cause for our disease. But even in my seven years of illness, we’ve come […]


No, of course not. The husband and I are still very happily married, thankyouverymuch! Many of you who know me personally are aware of my obsession with traveling. Even when I was a child, I would look through travel agency brochures and dream of places like London and Paris (both of which I’ve been to… […]


Almost nine weeks ago, I had surgery to repair a ruptured ligament in my left (non-dominant, luckily) wrist. You may recall that I also receive infusions (Ocrevus) which deplete my immune system, to ward off future MS attacks. And, my students have been sick in droves the past few weeks. What do all of the […]