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Joined: 02/05/2010
My Story:
Michigan-based writer and MS patient advocate/consultant. Diagnosed with RRMS in 2005. Therapies: Copaxone 4.5 years, Rebif four months, Tysabri one year, took no DMDs for two years, then started Tecfidera in Sep. 2013. No MS in family history.

See my list of essays about living with MS at:

For an earlier set of essays, see my personal blog titled "Doc, It Hurts When I Do This" at:

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kauma, Your descriptions and questions do raise more questions. Sounds as though L...More
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Hi ihavelyme2, If you are convinced that you have active Lyme, you might consider...More
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Fire away, kauma, we'll do our best KimMore
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Hi very, It's definitely a tough call, deciding whether to disclose the MS to your...More
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Hi Arianna, I once looked into that possibility when I was suddenly fired from a job....More
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Hi Arianna, Sorry I didn't respond to you sooner, my mom is in hospice dying of lung...More
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