Neurologist #3: Three Time’s A Charm

What did I feel? I guess a bit relieved to finally be meeting with ‘the experts’, nervous and hopeful about the disease modifying meds, and, as ridiculous as it may sound, there was a very small piece of me that was holding onto the hope that I would be told the reports and testing were […]

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Anticipation

Today is the day: my first appointment with Tufts’ Neurology Department. I am nervous.  And a little hopeful.  Will they get me started on disease modifying meds today?  Will there be any good news?  Bad news? Information is power, but it can also be depressing.  I am getting used to my weak and throbbing leg. […]

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Neurologist #2

Unbelievable. I was really hopeful about working with The Partner’s MS Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, but my primary care offices “cannot refer me”. . .they can only refer me to Tufts. And to make matters worse, the referral department has to make my appointment.  I do not understand why I cannot make the […]

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Weeks 2 and 3

Life on the Swank MS Diet is not so bad.  It is extremely low in saturated and trans fats, high in fruits and vegetables, excludes processed sugars, and includes four ‘heart-healthy’ supplements.  I already feel as though I have more energy and a better attitude. Physical therapy is going well.  My  physical therapist is fabulous. […]

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