Month: August 2012

Bouncing Off Walls

I am coming to the realization that this disease now has a complete hold on me.  I can no longer go about life as if I am normal.  The extra hard workout I did on Monday, probably combined with the one on Saturday and even quite possibly the fact that I have been pushing myself…

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Balancing Act

I have always known how important it is to stay in shape, especially having MS.  I have always been a runner, and have attributed the quick recoveries I have to past relapses to the fact that I stay in shape.  With this last bout of illness, however, I have not recovered very quickly at all,…

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The Blessing of Illness

The thing about going through months of feeling really crummy, having pain, and always being exhausted is that when I come out of it I enjoy all the things I would normally take advantage of. The evening chores that used to be hassles become something that make me happy after not being able to do…

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13.1 Miles

As we approached the top of the hill to start the half-marathon, I abruptly stopped my nervous chatter.  Suddenly, I couldn’t breath.  What was I thinking?  I not only had MS, but I had recently been so affected by the disease that I had a hard time just making it through the day, much less…

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Dance

Yesterday I got the results back from my MRI.  They showed no active lesions’.  This should be a really good thing; it means there is nothing new or worsening in my condition.  Except I am worsening, at least I am not getting better.  I was hoping this MRI would show a reason for all the…

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