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Is Multiple Sclerosis Pain Real??

Pain from Multiple Sclerosis

  I remember when I was diagnosed, the neurologist told me I had nothing to fear in the way of pain.  “Multiple Sclerosis doesn’t cause pain,” he assured me.  Did I mention that he’s my FORMER neurologist?? I don’t know if it was the tingling pain, the searing pain or the shooting pain that presented […]

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Pain, Pain, Go Away . . .

Pain, Pain, Go Away

  “There’s pain with MS?” inquired the110,000th person to ask me about it.  “Well, there certainly can be,” I calmly answered.  “Not really,” said the neurologist sitting there – that obviously didn’t know me.  “I beg your pardon,” I asked, still kindly, yet sitting up a little straighter.  “Well, MS itself doesn’t cause pain.  There […]

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MS Symptoms Are Weird


      MS symptoms are weird.  There’s no rhyme or reason to them – how they manifest, how long they’ll stay.  It’s day to day – hour to hour – minute to minute.  It really can and does change that fast.  I’ve woken up in the morning and felt great, and by the time […]

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Cog Fog – Cognitive Issues in Multiple Sclerosis

pain, confusion, ms symptoms, cog fog

Recently, I literally couldn’t form full sentences.  I’m used to the usual “word fishing” but this was beyond that – it was full blown “cog fog” where I can’t keep straight what I’m talking about, doing, about to do, have done, etc.  I was walking around dazed and confused.  The anxiety of the situation was […]

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Multiple Sclerosis Is A Pain In My Ass


Ok – so I said it.  Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a pain in my ass.  Anyone who has MS or is a caregiver to someone who has MS or knows someone who has MS will agree wholeheartedly with that statement.  And it’s true – it really is a pain in my ass.  But what I’m […]

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