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Glad I found this site!!!

Postby Carriegirrl » Fri Dec 04, 2009 6:32 pm

Hello Everyone,
My name is Carrie, I'm from Buffalo, NY, and I've been lurking on this site for a few days now (sneaky sneaky!), and decided to make it official! I'm new to all this stuff and, honestly, I'm still in utter shock that I have this piece of shit disease. This site has been a wealth of knowledge for me, as I haven't talked to any other MS'rs at all. My neuro basically made the diagnosis and said "You have no restrictions, live as normally as possible." WHAT?!?!?!?!? 8O Ummmm...okay. I've been busying myself with making changes in my life, and really they're not entirely all bad changes- learning to take it easy, prioritizing etc...Ironically, since my dx, I'm in the best shape I have been for years! That actually blows people's minds, which I love. :)
Well anyhoo, seems like there's alot of good things happening/coming down the pipeline for MS, lets hope they keep 'em coming!
dx RRMS Sept 2, 2009--Trying to kick some MS a** since Sept 3, 2009--Rebif since Sept '09, currently waiting on insurance approval for Tecfidera
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Postby jimmylegs » Fri Dec 04, 2009 6:37 pm

welcome to TIMS carrie! glad you're being proactive, keep up the good work!
my approach: no meds so far - just nutrient-dense anti-inflammatory whole foods, and supplements where needed
info: www.whfoods.com, www.nutritiondata.com
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Postby Johnnymac » Fri Dec 04, 2009 11:38 pm

sounds like you've got the right fighting spirit!!! Welcome!
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Postby LoveActually » Sat Dec 05, 2009 1:32 pm

Welcome Carrie!
October 29, 2009 - Dx with RRMS
June 22, 2010 - Dx's changed to Devic's (NMO)
January 4, 2011 - Dx w/Syringomyelia T4-T9, Migraines, and Possible MS (again - long story)
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Postby Bubba » Tue Dec 08, 2009 10:11 am

Welcome Carrie! Sorry bout the Dx. However, your already on the right track! Keep your mind positive! :D
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