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Unfinished Letter by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) This is an unfinished letter I found last night in my daughters backpack. " Dear Mom, from Megie" (her name is megan) I want you to feel better even if you do have MS. ... Read on »
As you can see from the last pos ... by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) As you can see from the last post, yesterday was B's birthday. Since I'm not working, I have to be creative with things instead of spending lots of money. I wanted to take h ... Read on »
Birthday Wishes For My Love, My Best Friend by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Loves Wish A Birthday wish for my special love, A message sent by the purest dove. Wishing you happiness and s ... Read on »
Feeling Almost Human! by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Wow! Today I am feeling great. I've accomplished quite a bit already, but I keep waiting for the fall. I'll be working along on something then the thought hits me-"huh, I'm ... Read on »
Paranoia Will Destroy Ya by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) My mind has left and found a new home elsewhere. Where? I have no clue, but oh, just to have it back again. Focusing--yeah right. Concentrating--not a chance. Spaced out--defi ... Read on »
History In The Making by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Today is, no doubt, a day that will be remembered for a long time, and will be added to history books. I did my part, I headed to the polls and pulled my levers. I brought ... Read on »
Happiness Is.......... by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) ......having a family as wonderful as mine! Even though I'm often down and depressed, more so lately than ever before, I still am happy with my life. I'm lucky to have B and ... Read on »
Frustration Level=Red Alert! by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) My frustration level has gone through the roof. The buzzing and vibrating is now in my stomach and groin area, and it's driving me absolutely bonkers. Yesterday is was very ... Read on »
Who Gets The Last Laugh? by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Me!! I got another phone call this morning from The Terminator. She had a few questions for me. Did I receive Family Medical Leave paperwork from (the office manage ... Read on »
Good, Good, Good, Good Vibrations by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Yesterday was a special day in my newly changed life. Not special as in fun or exciting. Yesterday marked the three month anniversary of the day my life changed drastica ... Read on »
The Terminator by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) We're not talking about the 1984 movie The Terminator which starred now-Governor of California's Arnold Schwarzenegger. This Terminator is much more evil, at least in my worl ... Read on »
The No-Bake Migraine Recipe by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) I enjoy looking for new recipes. Am I a great cook? No way, no how. Mainly, I just look at the recipes and wish someone would cook it for me. Last week, I found a great re ... Read on »
Daily Responsibilities (and lack of doing them) by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) I'm seriously lagging behind in the normal everyday tasks that need to be done in this house. It's not dirty, much, mostly just cluttered. Of course with kids, cats, and a dog ... Read on »
The Truth Shall Set You Free by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) I'm sure everyone has heard that quote before. And probably this one: "Honesty is the best policy." Sometimes we hold back our truths, not because we are purposely being dec ... Read on »
Butt Kicking Going On Here by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) I have to say that MS is kicking my butt. Seriously. The fatigue is extreme, but yet I continue pushing, and I continue to keep looking up. I just can't do near as much a ... Read on »
The Battle by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) I've been dealing with depression since Monday, so I haven't bothered to write here. Monday afternoon, I felt it coming on, and I wanted to just sit down and cry, but I did ... Read on »
Bipolar or Multiple Sclerosis by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Last Tuesday I wrote an entry about being diagnosed as having bipolar disorder and disagreeing with that diagnosis. I was diagnosed officially in 2006, and here is what brou ... Read on »
Not Going Back To Work Yet Afterall by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) After some discussions with the neurologist yesterday, together we decided that I should give it a couple more weeks before I attempt working. My fear is hurting someone--s ... Read on »
Copaxone (and other stuff) by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) My neurologist appointment went well yesterday. I got to see the pretty MS lesions on my brain and spine. The good news is, no more prednisone--YAY!! The bad news--daily inj ... Read on »
Sprigs of Hope by Erin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Yesterday was my appointment with my primary care doctor. It wasn't for anything to do with multiple sclerosis, but rather for mental health issues. I've yet to discuss ... Read on »