Tag Archive | "Acceptance"

I Want Ocrevus!

Friday, March 31, 2017

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    We have been hearing about this new MS medication in the works for several years. And finally this week, the FDA granted approval for Ocrevus (short for ocrelizumab). Now what? All the high-fives surround Ocrevus because it is the first & only approved treatment for progressive forms of multiple sclerosis.   (That’s my […]

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Do You Prep?

Monday, January 23, 2017

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      There is a big day looming on my MS horizon. Appointments. Not one.  Not two.  But three appointments in a single day.   A trifecta of care at the Mellen Center of the Cleveland Clinic.         I’ll begin with a morning session of Botox injections in my legs to […]

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Party Pooper

Monday, January 2, 2017

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        I’m always sorta glad when the holidays are over. The social atmoshere of family gatherings, Christmas parties & New Year festivities make me stick out like Santa Claus during Hanukkah.   Mind you, I was never a life of the party. But I was certainly a more active participant in years […]

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Change

Monday, November 14, 2016

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    A lot of change has occurred in recent days. A change in seasons. The weather changed. Some changed their clocks. In sports, champions change. Ranking change.  Relationships change. Even last week we had a change in leaders.   And through all this change, one thing remains steadfast—we have our multiple sclerosis. MS hangs […]

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Sweaty Conversation

Monday, October 10, 2016

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      The morning was cool. Perfect weather to forgo my usual solitary workout in the basement and drag my MS-laden body to the local high school track for a stroll. I prefer walking on a track as there is no worry about uneven surfaces or hills. The downside of going to the track […]

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MS and the Makeup Mirror

Monday, August 22, 2016

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    MS and the makeup mirror? What on Earth does a makeup mirror have to do with multiple sclerosis? Now before you think My Odd Sock has blown a hole in the toe, let me explain.   It’s no surprise to someone when I tell them I have MS. Outfitted with canes, a wheelchair, […]

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