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by billiechic
Mon Jun 04, 2012 12:15 pm
Forum: Exercise and Physical Therapy
Topic: Exercise for those of us with Fatigue?
Replies: 4
Views: 5942

Exercise for those of us with Fatigue?

I suffered a relapse a year ago that has left me with some significant fatigue. Basically I had to choose between being able to work full time, and being able to work part time and able to continue exercising. Well...ive gained 2 sizes in that year, but am still working :roll: So, I am looking for s...
by billiechic
Tue May 29, 2012 9:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to go about choosing a new career? Advice needed PLEASE!
Replies: 9
Views: 1429

How to go about choosing a new career? Advice needed PLEASE!

Hi everyone, I have not been to active on here for a while, so I'll give you a brief: DX 10 years with RRMS. Still fully functioning and working FT. Fatigue is becoming a problem (which I am being treated for with modanifil AKA Alertec). Single mother of 6 year old. I am currently 10 years into a ca...
by billiechic
Mon May 28, 2012 6:57 am
Forum: Daily Life
Topic: Frustration and Relationships
Replies: 8
Views: 4443

Re: Frustration and Relationships

To be able to care for someone, who relies on you so much, is such a difficult job. To the OP: I want to ask you something. If you did not have MS, would you still be with this person? Would they resent you if you didn't have "an excuse"? Could he just be having a hard time accepting your new limita...
by billiechic
Fri May 18, 2012 6:34 am
Forum: Gene Therapy
Topic: does ms run in families
Replies: 10
Views: 6657

Re: does ms run in families

My twin sister (fraternal) has MS but has not been diagnosed yet. Her symptoms started about a year after mine did. My older half sister is also suspected of having MS, as been diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue, and has been investigated for lupus, fibromyalgia and a myriad of other autoimmune issues. ...
by billiechic
Fri May 18, 2012 5:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: carbon monoxide may protect against ms symptoms in EAE mice
Replies: 4
Views: 1856

Re: carbon monoxide may protect against ms symptoms in EAE m

I know this is an old topic, but I found it quite interesting. I had carbon monoxide poisoning several years ago, and was wondering what affect it could have had on my MS (I was diagnosed about 2 years prior). I was expecting something horrible, but then I saw this mouse study. hmmmm...maybe that is...
by billiechic
Mon Sep 19, 2011 12:25 pm
Forum: Daily Life
Topic: Cognitive/Mental symptoms
Replies: 18
Views: 9479

Re: Cognitive/Mental symptoms

HI everyone. I've just joined here, though I have just reached my 10 yr diagnosis. The cognitive problems you are describing I have been suffereing from for the past 3 years. They started out quite mild, and seemed to be linked to time when I was feeling very tired and needed lots of sleep. Once I "...

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