MS, Self-Esteem and Emotional Health →
betterleftunsaid7: …It would be eye-opening if people could walk in someone else’s shoes for one day so they might better understand how others must live. If they did, perhaps they would acquire compassion, patience and a new understanding of what life with a disability is like.
STRENGTH IN PAIN: I don't know how to accept... →
strengthinpain: The worst guilt is to accept an unearned guilt. -Ayn Rand ——————————— When I fell down as a kid and broke my arm skating……… I blamed myself and cried to my mom about how sorry I was. When I got diagnosed with AB&C, I blamed myself…. and cried to my mom about how sorry I was. …
asking an MS patient to type quickly when her...
dreamysaturn: worst spell caster ever. T-T
WARNING: Personal Post Ahead - I have multiple...
hungry-feminist: MS is a disease in which the myelin sheaths that surround the neurons in my brain are damaged. This can lead to blindness, an inability to walk, cognitive impairment, and chronic pain. Nobody knows what causes MS and there is no cure. Any treatment that currently exists serves only to slow the course of the disease and to prevent the accumulation of symptoms. I’ve already...
paradoxxed-deactivated20120622 asked: I enjoy telling people I am super woman.. cause I deal with the pain. I believe you are bionic. :)
dramaticmachines: I’m trapped inside this body that is not capable of fully living.
As if being young and sick isn't bad enough, I...
this-pain-wont-let-me-rest: I really don’t. Like I mean, it seems pretty standard that because the pain from a herniated disc is just that debilitating, people WITH herniated discs get treated with stronger pain medication than just what is around their house. I have NEVER read of someone GETTING that diagnosis and NOT being prescribed narcotic painkillers. Now I know it must happen, I’m not...
5 Stages of Accepting a Chronic Illness →
ihaveuc: This made me think about the stages I have gone through in the last four years. It helps me understand my college experience, and what i went through, battling not only the illness itself, but the emotions that came along with it.
you know you're sick when...
dailylifewithchronicillness: …you don’t answer text messages from a friend because you’re afraid it will lead to a conversation via text and you don’t have the energy to do that. Oh I know this one… really well. I always feel terrible.. guilty.. then more exhausted and achey.. then bury my face in my pillow and pretend I’m a turtle. heh. Sorry friends, I do love you… and...
MS Diagnosis Survey
anonymous-sibyl: The Multiple Sclerosis International Federation is asking about your experience with getting your MS diagnosis. Results will be published and a PDF can be emailed to anyone who participates in the survey. The survey takes less than five minutes. Take it here.
agracelamb: If people knew half of what I went through…
hannahinunderland: Those days when you wake up feeling good, but then your illness kicks you in the face and you feel like dying.