Tag: Copaxone

Med Mash

Med Mash

  Just how DO they come up with the crazy-ass names for prescription drugs? One must wonder. It’s always some weird consonant/vowel combo that gives your tongue a charlie-horse trying to pronounce them. You got to be a patient AND a linguist. I have a theory.  I believe they put Scrabble tiles in a cup, …

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Having The Big O

Having The Big O

  After years of abstinence, I must confess I succumbed to temptation. Primal urge too strong to resist. The setting was bright.  And sterile.  But I didn’t care. My mind was made up.  My heart swollen with desire. Today I would be having the big O.   Ocrevus.   Wait, what were you thinking, you filthy …

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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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Periodic Table Of Elements Of MS

Periodic Table Of Elements Of MS

  If you have followed this lowly website for any length of time…first, I apologize…and second, you know I get geeked by science. I love all aspects of science and what it means to life & the world around us.     That being said, you probably haven’t given much thought about the Periodic Table …

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2011 My Odd Sock MS Senseless Survey

2011 My Odd Sock MS Senseless Survey

  Annually, My Odd Sock conducts a very sophisticated, highly complex study of the latest trends facing those with multiple sclerosis. This year, YOU have been chosen to participate in this mindless survey of ridiculousness.    Using a #3 pencil, please answer each question as it relates to you and your MS.    You may …

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MS Texting Shortcuts

MS Texting Shortcuts

      Today, texting has become a popular vehicle of communication. People of all ages use texting, rather than calling, as their preferred choice of sharing information.   Texting has spawned a whole new, Internet language of word & phrase shorthand to aid in rapid conversation.   Not to be left out, those of …

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Making it official.