Top Brain Games for People Struggling with MS and Other Cognitive Impairments

Multiple Sclerosis

If you have multiple sclerosis (MS), I’m sure you are also struggling with the daily symptoms that come with it; whether it be mental or physical. MS is an unpredictable, terrifying disease of the central nervous system that interrupts and damages the flow of information within the brain and body. I’ve had to witness, and unfortunately hear, over time what Multiple Sclerosis can do to the human … [Read more...]

Multiple Sclerosis: 6 Years and A Million Dollars Later #CureMS

Multiple Sclerosis  6 Years and A Million Dollars Later

  Multiple Sclerosis:  6 Years and A Million Dollars Later #CureMS   Since I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 2008, I have talked to countless people about this disease. For example: I have participated in MS support groups online and in person. I have talked to fellow patients in the neurologist's waiting room. I have educated cashiers at the stores I visit … [Read more...]

Free Facebook Cover Downloads: #CureMS , Turquoise Sunshine, + God Bless America

God Bless America Facebook Cover {Free}

  Free Facebook Cover Downloads: #CureMS , Turquoise Sunshine, and God Bless America     About 4 weeks ago, feisty hubby came home from work complaining of a sore throat, a runny nose, and overall aches and pains. He seldom gets sick and is usually quick to recover. Within 2 days, his cold was gone. Within 2 days, I was sick as a dog. I had all of his symptoms plus extra … [Read more...]

She Is Me: Family Emergencies and Multiple Sclerosis {a personal story} #CureMS

She is me:  family emergencies and multiple sclerosis #cureMS

  She Is Me:  Family Emergencies and Multiple Sclerosis {a personal story} #CureMS As I pull into the hospital parking lot, I wonder:  how did I get here? I don't even remember the drive. The only thing I remember is finding my dad colored blue and listless in his bed. Fear sets in as I get out of the car. Dear God, I don't want to walk into the hospital and hear that he passed away. I'm … [Read more...]

Multiple Sclerosis News: Tysabri, Stem Cells, CCSVI, Salt, and Genetics Research #curems

multiple sclerosis news for september 2013

Multiple Sclerosis News   I haven't written a post compiling all the latest Multiple Sclerosis news in a while. Why not? I think I just needed a break from all things MS. MS is such a part of my life that sometimes I don't want to think about it, talk about it, or deal with it. Yes, that's a perfectly normal reaction to have when you deal with a chronic illness. So what's going on … [Read more...]

Latest MS News: Gilenya, Goat’s Blood, + Greed + Please Share My #MSWarriorMotto #curems

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I've searched the internet and compiled the latest multiple sclerosis news from this past week. I don't know about you but I like to stay up to date with the research studies, clinical trials, and the person-centered stories. This first news story has me highly irritated as there's just no excuse. The head of GlaxoSmithKline's Research and Development department in China has been fired for … [Read more...]

Multiple Sclerosis Diary Part 3: Fatigue, Pain, and Depression {The Troubling Trio} #curems

life is how you react to it #curems

  When I open my eyes in the morning, I am very grateful to be alive. I truly am. This feeling of gratefulness often fights with two things {three things if I'm honest}:  fatigue, pain, and depression. The fatigue creeps in as soon as I open my eyes and it pushes out all thoughts of gratefulness. This isn't the kind of fatigue that is a result of not getting eight hours of sleep. This … [Read more...]