hackwriter

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: http://multiplesclerosis.net/archives/

For an earlier set of essays, see my personal blog titled "Doc, It Hurts When I Do This" at: http://multiplesclerosiswrite.blogspot.com/

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Reply: Attempted to file a discimination lawsuit
Hi very, It's definitely a tough call, deciding whether to disclose the MS to your...More
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Reply: filing a claim for discrimmination
Hi Arianna, I once looked into that possibility when I was suddenly fired from a job....More
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Reply: Falling into the rabbit hole of depression
Hi Arianna, Sorry I didn't respond to you sooner, my mom is in hospice dying of lung...More
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Reply: Need some BTDT advice, symptoms increasing past MR...
Jules, Have you asked your neuro about medications that might ease your pain and...More
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Reply: Could it really be only stress / anxiety?
Dear audiew, I always cringe whenever someone has been given the stress/anxiety...More
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Reply: Falling into the rabbit hole of depression
You are at a very tough crossroads, and one that I can relate to on some level. I did a...More
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Reply: Need some BTDT advice, symptoms increasing past MR...
Hi Jules, Cervical refers to the neck only. Thoracic refers to the middle portion of...More
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Reply: Just got out of the hospital-Anyone have the follo...
Hi Patti, High blood pressure is on the list of Betaseron side effects, so your neuro...More
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Reply: Need some BTDT advice, symptoms increasing past MR...
Jules, Have you had a spine MRI? Diagnostic testing for MS should always include the...More
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Reply: Repeated multiple sclerosis
Hi hecy, I'm sorry about your friend's troubles. We do take methylprednisolone therapy...More
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