I was diagnosed with relapsing-remitting Multiple Sclerosis in December 2008. This is my blog about my life living with the roller-coaster world of MS with a little humor and advice thrown in!

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Sometimes Life Gets In The Way

So sorry for the long hiatus.  But, sometimes life gets in the way.   I won't bore you with the details.  Mom, wife, jobs, etc.  You do the math.   

I received my Tecfidera medicine today via Fed Ex.   It is crazy but it has been 1 year and 1 month exactly since I had to quit Copaxone due to a bad reaction.  Don't ask.  Bad. I am nervous and excited at the same time.  Nervous that Tecfidera will work and the side effects won't be too bad.   Excited that I will now have the peace of mind being on an MS disease modifying med.   That's the way I am.  If I'm taking something that supposedly keeps my MS symptoms to a minimum and flare ups at bay then I can put MS in the back seat and get on with my life.  I think lately that is what has happened with me.  MS has been back up front in the driver seat.  Not a fan.  Anyway,  there is an amazing MS blogger that gives such great insight and detail to all things MS. 

Please read his blog and I hope it makes you feel good like it does me!!

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