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Stupid Things People Say To You (when They Hear You Have MS)...

Stupid Things People Say To You (when They Hear You Have MS)...

The one constant with MS is there is NO CONSTANT!!! While we have some symptoms in common, no two people experience MS the same way. To that end, it drives me batty when I meet people who know someone (a cousin, wife's sister, friend of a friend, man down the street) who was diagnosed X years ago and "is just fine." "Don't worry about it, she doesn't feel anything." Or "God only gives you what you can handle." or "If you pray more it will be better."

I hate when people assume that your case… read more

A MyMSTeam Member said:

Know what? I just wish people would say something or ask me some questions. I just hope no one thinks I'm like this (my life now) by choice!

posted 5 months ago

What’s The Biggest Life Hack That Has Helped You Manage Your Condition?

What’s The Biggest Life Hack That Has Helped You Manage Your Condition?

A MyMSTeam Member said:

I saw a few people with those upright walkers. They looked so much more comfortable than the shorter ones. My doctor just had a walker delivered to me. I still have yet to use it. I do use my cane. I… read more

posted about 22 hours ago

What Advice Do You Have For Others About Managing Fatigue?

What Advice Do You Have For Others About Managing Fatigue?

A MyMSTeam Member said:

i had a friend who had Graves Disease and used Iodine Patches. They were prescription only. I never heard them used for MS.

posted about 3 hours ago

How Were You Diagnosed? Was It A Lumbar Puncture, Was It An MRI?

How Were You Diagnosed? Was It A Lumbar Puncture, Was It An MRI?

A MyMSTeam Member said:

I was diagnosed on history of a child who was diagnosed three years before and an MRI with a lot of inactive lesions. That was it. On Copaxone for 12 years. When I was 70 I came off medications. Had… read more

posted over 1 year ago

How Do You Handle Family Or Friends With Good Intentions, But End Up Being Unreliable?

How Do You Handle Family Or Friends With Good Intentions, But End Up Being Unreliable?

A MyMSTeam Member said:

With a long-handle spoon. I always felt actions speak louder and their hollow words and MIA ways made it clear to me. I stop reaching out to them and they never bother to reach out to me. They did the… read more

posted 8 months ago

How Do You Make New Year Resolutions That Actually Work?

How Do You Make New Year Resolutions That Actually Work?

A MyMSTeam Member said:

No, and I don't make a "to do list" but rather a "to done list" as that gives me that sense of accomplishment...Have a blessed day everyone!!!

posted 8 months ago
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