Multiple Sclerosis Updates

My last blog post regarding my MS was a couple weeks ago at this point, and I wrote about My Ocrevus Infusion. Everything went well, I felt great following the infusion, and now, about two and a half weeks later, it is almost as if I can forget I even have multiple sclerosis some days!Continue reading “Multiple Sclerosis Updates”

Ocrevus Infusion Day!

Two days ago I received my third full Ocrevus infusion, and I am so happy to report, as expected, all went well! In case you are new to my blog, I am a person living with multiple sclerosis, and since my diagnosis in 2014, I have been on Tecfidera and Gilenya. In the late winterContinue reading “Ocrevus Infusion Day!”

Ten Facts About Multiple Sclerosis

Today marks the final day of Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month, and since spreading awareness was one of the goals of starting this blog, it is only right that I create a post with some facts. Because you never know what you don’t know until you know. Multiple Sclerosis (MS) affects approximately 2.8 million people aroundContinue reading “Ten Facts About Multiple Sclerosis”

Ocrevus Infusion Day

Today marks my second full dose of Ocrevus, and given all that it has done for me already, I look forward to it continuing to keep my multiple sclerosis stable and (maybe?) provide me with even more benefits! The week before beginning my first dose of Ocrevus one year ago, I was unsteady with myContinue reading “Ocrevus Infusion Day”

Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week

Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week is honored March 7th through March 13th this year. Despite the challenges of MS, I am determined to continue moving forward and living the best life possible. One of the missions of starting this blog was to spread MS awareness, so hopefully today you will be leaving my site with evenContinue reading “Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week”

Common Questions About Ocrevus

Starting any new treatment is always scary, and hesitation is completely understandable. I hope that through this post I can answer the most frequently asked questions about Ocrevus and potentially calm someone‚Äôs nerves as a person who has received the infusion three times now. I am not a doctor or a nurse, and I doContinue reading “Common Questions About Ocrevus”

What Was It Like Sharing My True Story?

Sharing My True Story for the World to Read About seven years ago, I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, and at that time, I was nowhere near ready to share my story with even acquaintances, and despite my love for writing, the thought of sharing my journey in a book (with the world!) was terrifying.Continue reading “What Was It Like Sharing My True Story?”

13 Lessons My MS Has Taught Me

Happy Friday the 13th! In honor of this spooky day, I thought it be best to share some things I learned after experiencing one of the scariest days of my life: when I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. This is my seventh year living with MS now, and after a very scary start to 2020Continue reading “13 Lessons My MS Has Taught Me”

Planning Meals with Multiple Sclerosis

I will start by saying this: I love food. Eating makes me happy. Baking makes me happy. Cooking makes me happy! When I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, I wanted to know if I could continue eating the way I had before. Had something in my diet caused MS? Would eating certain foods make myContinue reading “Planning Meals with Multiple Sclerosis”

Getting MRI Results

So this past Wednesday, I had my first MRI since starting this blog. (Note: If you’re new here, it is because I have multiple sclerosis, which you can read about in various places on my site!) It is true, I have been feeling fine since starting Ocrevus. My MRI results in July came back fantasticContinue reading “Getting MRI Results”

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