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Rough Going by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) The last 2 weeks have been rough. I've been sick, exhausted, headaches, weak, and I've been experiencing alot of pain in my hips along with muscle aches in both legs. Rebif? ... Read on »
Rebif Doesn't Like Me by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) I started Rebif last Friday. I must say that compared with the injection site reactions I was getting with the Copaxone injections, Rebif is a breeze. I get a little tendern ... Read on »
It's Been A Week From Hel...... by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) The stress children cause: On Sunday, I received a call from the ex. The youngest, Tyler, 7, seems to have hurt himself and the conversation goes a little something like ... Read on »
Awards for MEEE! by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Both of these lovely awards came from Herrad. Herrad is a wonderful person dealing with the devastating effects of Multiple Sclerosis. If you haven't been to visit her, plea ... Read on »
Lyrics by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Here are the lyrics from my daughters song that her and her friends sang at the chorus concert: " Once I walked upon a silent beach Nobody was there except for me. I ... Read on »
4th Grade Chorus by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Last night was my daughter, Megan's, fourth grade chorus concert. No big deal usually, but this year Megan and two of her best friends got up in front of everyone and sang a ... Read on »
Yikes! 3 Weeks No Post AGAIN by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) I can't believe how fast time is flying! It seems like I just posted here. Oh well. So here's what has been happening in my neck of the woods. First, never tell your fa ... Read on »
My Mom-The Biker Chick by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Yesterday after the kids got home from school, we went and picked up my mom and drove her about an hour away to pick up her motorcycle. Mom and dad each bought one last summe ... Read on »
Inspirational Blogger Award by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) ...Presented to me!! Thank you Herrad! And now I will pass it along to: Lisa at Brass and Ivory Jen at MS Strength Lanette at Chain Reaction Ivy at ... Read on »
Picking Up & Dusting Off by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) The last four weeks I have been dealing with yet another relapse. Fifth one since last July! I'm on the mend and doing MUCH better, but this last relapse was the toughest ye ... Read on »
Neglect by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Yes, I've been neglectful of my blog. I ended up being sick for about two weeks, and it took everything I had just to keep up with normal life activities and my schoolwork. ... Read on »
So Like...Yeah.... by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) I'm busy, busy, busy doing lots of school work--writing papers, tests, and participating in mandatory and graded discussions with my online classmates. You may remember me ta ... Read on »
alemtuzumab update by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) I screwed up. My copaxone use will be 6 months on April 10th, not March. So I don't qualify for the study. However, the neuro doc said that if after April 10th I have a fla ... Read on »
alemtuzumab? by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Yesterday was my visit with Dr. Wonderful Neurologist. Seriously, he is the best, and yesterday was my last visit with him since he is leaving the state. He referred me to o ... Read on »
Feedback Please! by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) I'm wondering what your thoughts are on Provigil? I finally was approved for it through my insurance, picked it up and took it twice. That was last week. I felt really spac ... Read on »
MS and Sleep Disorders by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Sometimes I feel like I am alone in the way I'm feeling, or I blame myself for feeling the way I do. One such thing is my sleep habits of late. For the last several months, ... Read on »
Good and Bad Stuff by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) The good stuff: this weekend we bought my wedding band! Yippee! Now we just have to wait for my divorce to go through. Still waiting, and it's been almost 4 years since th ... Read on »
Early Valentine's Day! by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) I'm not going to talk about my solu-medrol trip, other than to say the last dose was yesterday, and my face is all puffy and swollen. It's done now and I hate that stuff!!! ... Read on »
Solu-Medrol Day One by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) I'd forgotten the joys..... Read on »
Teriflunomide Clinical Research Study by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) " A Clinical Research Study Evaluating An Investigational Medication for Relapsing Forms of Multiple Sclerosis Medical researchers are enrolling people in a worldwide clin ... Read on »