Tag: Avonex

MS Goes To The Movies

MS Goes To The Movies

Let’s cool off in a movie theater watching some MS-related flicks…     Have you ever wondered what would happen if Hollywood was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis? My Odd Sock believes our favorite movies would be quite different. Roll’em and let’s see how…….         “Officer And A Gentleman With Leg Spasms”   …

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I Want Ocrevus!

I Want Ocrevus!

    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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Candy Hearts

Candy Hearts

Enjoy this sweet treat of a past My Odd Sock….. Everyone adores the little candy hearts so popular this time of year. In fact, Neeco, the world’s renowned Sweetheart manufacturer, has been making them & sharing love since 1902! The touching phrases found on each heart have changed over the years, but they have never …

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MS A TV Show

MS A TV Show

    Time for some fun with multiple sclerosis! Let’s take a TV show…and add a pinch of MS. This bit was inspired by Margaret, a long-time My Odd Sock reader & fellow MSer.  She even contributed a few programs of her own! Ready to play? Join us as we “MS A TV Show”…..   …

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Grab Bar

Grab Bar

    The following is a paid-commercial announcement.     Hey MSers, tired of the same-ol night on the town? Fed up with crowded bars?  Restaurants that aren’t accessible?  With blaring music?  And too few restrooms? Then, My Odd Sock has the place for you.   Welcome to…..       Grab Bar! The exclusive …

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MS Bingo

MS Bingo

    If you are reading this, two things are certain: 1)-  You have multiple sclerosis (Or some related chronic ick.) and 2)-  You LOVE playing Bingo.   That’s why My Odd Sock has combined the two to present “MS Bingo!!!”   Below are several specially-created, MS-inspired Bingo cards to get us started…..   Card …

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MS Fraternity

MS Fraternity

Please enjoy (or chug) this previously used My Odd Sock! I was checking in at the front desk of the MS Clinic for my appointment when he rolled up behind me. His name was Andrew, and he too had multiple sclerosis.  He was asking about my manual wheelchair while I asked him about his power …

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Candid Conversations

Candid Conversations

You have probably wondered what exactly your MS meds are doing. But are you curious about what they may be saying? I was. So I used a highly-sensitive recording device to capture the conversations between several syringes. Here, in a My Odd Sock exclusive, are excerpts of my findings…. Yes, quite compelling indeed.  I thought …

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Naming Your MS Blog

Naming Your MS Blog

Hope you enjoy this previously soiled My Odd Sock! So you want to write about your MS in a blog?  That’s great!  What you’ll need to do first is think of a unique name for your blog and register it as a domain name with a company like Go Daddy.com.  (Yes, I hate Go Daddy’s …

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Side Effects May Include

Side Effects May Include

    Soo many drugs.  Soo many possible side effects. One has to laugh when watching any one of the prescription drug commercials on TV.  It consists of twenty seconds of info about the drug…followed by forty seconds of the most gruesome side effects you’ll ever hear!  (Is this a drug commercial or an experiment …

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