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Top 10 Search Results for "to work or not to work that is the question"

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Disability Insurance

Disability Insurance

Hello everyone, I am very curious as to how SSD Works. Not that I need it right now thank god but I am just curious as to how it works and the process, God forbid I need it down the line what do you do and how to get it.... I have insurance through my job ( a hospital) I have long term disability I was wondering if SSD also gives money along with my plan at work or does it cancel out? Also what do you get for being out of work and unable to work.... Is it only SSD ? Or is there other things… read more

A MyMSTeam Member said:

These stories are horrible and I am so sorry for what y’all had to go thru! When I went out on LTD the insurance company my employer used had a contract… read more

edited, originally posted about 2 months ago

What Do You Do For Heat Sensitivity At Work?

What Do You Do For Heat Sensitivity At Work?

I work in an office and recently have been noticing that I feel hot several times a day for no reason (I'm not hot all the time but periodically). I wouldn't say that my MS symptoms flare up but I just feel uncomfortable and overheated. I assume this is MS related but who knows. My question is, for anyone that works in an office setting, what do you do to cool yourself down? I have a fan at my desk but sometimes its not enough. I get red and start sweating and other… read more

A MyMSTeam Member said:

I have sports injury cool packs that I crack open in case of emergency. And I run my wrists under cold water for a minute. Not sure why that works but… read more

posted about 1 month ago

Work Question.

Work Question.

I am now on disability since the work I used to do is either to dangerous or I can no longer physically do. Question is, how many of you really want to work, but cannot or are restricted to the point of not being allowed. I personally miss the work I used to do. Some was physically demanding, some was mentally challenging, some was both. I really want to work, but ...

A MyMSTeam Member said:

I would gladly go back to work if only for the banter.
I am a mechanic by trade and worked as a supervisor in a council vehicle workshop.
Binwagons,… read more

posted over 3 years ago

System Cleanse Vs. Tecfidera

System Cleanse Vs. Tecfidera

Anyone had any issues with doing a system cleanse while on Tec? Any cleanse you would suggest? I'm feeling sluggish and the depression is started to return. Need to freshen my system. Get back on top.

A MyMSTeam Member said:

Find your happy place and meditate and try to stay out of your head

posted about 4 years ago

Win Will The Help Come For Me

Win Will The Help Come For Me

I know there is a lot of good ppl out here I see them every day but why is there so many just ask or want some thing from you? Never what can I do for you today to make you day a little easyer. I know I am just crying in my own milk to me I have done this my hole life and I don't see no end in it for me but death .

A MyMSTeam Member said:

Are you still there

posted about 1 year ago

Is It Ok To Not Be On Meds Yet

Is It Ok To Not Be On Meds Yet

I just had a new MRI And thank the Lord, my lesions they have not grown. It's been 4 years since diagnoses and I'm not on any meds. I have had 4 separate situations with my fatiuge and spasms That took me out of work for three months each time and the forth is currently now. My Dr. Wants to wait until June to see if this relapes is do to my stress at work. If I'm better when I see her in June, I don't think she will recommend meds. So the question is is this normal for no Meds or… read more

A MyMSTeam Member said:

I totally agree with Arlene1. I personally think that the sooner you are on DMDs the sooner your relapse subside!
Best of luck!

posted over 4 years ago

Optic Neuritis And Balance

Optic Neuritis And Balance

I have problems with optic neuritis and I have noticed my balance is much worse when I am having severe pain in my eye. Does anyone else have this problem or notice any difference in walking and balance

A MyMSTeam Member said:

Yes. I'm tired or I'd say a lot more...LOL...I'm a regular motor-mouth in here. It is common to have both ON and balance problems, at the same time or… read more

posted almost 7 years ago

Does Anyone Have Suggestions On Minimizing Relapses?

Does Anyone Have Suggestions On Minimizing Relapses?

I have been having alot more relapses lately and its frustrating. I'm on Baclofen and Morphine to help and also Gaba-Pentin for the numbness but none of it seems to be helping lately. My mom and I are going to the drs this week and she wants my morphine upped but I'm not sure what else to do. I was on injections with steroids and a numbing crap in my back before for pain and to help the relapses but I had a reaction after the 3rd visit so we had to stop them. I… read more

A MyMSTeam Member said:

I'm hoping your doctor changes your MS meds ASAP for you :/

posted almost 7 years ago

Tedfidrea

Tedfidrea

Has anyone used tedfidrea and Bernice virus positive

A MyMSTeam Member said:

I'm on Ocrevus...I was told the sooner you get on this the better. It's one of if not the strongest infusion to keep relapses at bay!!! Ask your… read more

posted about 2 months ago

Why Am I Made To Feel Like I Have A Terminal, Highly Contagious Disease?

Why Am I Made To Feel Like I Have A Terminal, Highly Contagious Disease?

I am single and am looking for someone to spend time with. Many times I meet someone that is how I am treated. I do use a walker, but why am I treated this way. I work with kids and they treat me better. It is just my imagination>

A MyMSTeam Member said:

I would have to say ignorance and lack of Education. What you don't know makes you afraid so rumors and rumors of rumors abound and we just have to… read more

posted 4 months ago