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by Cometsmom
Sun May 06, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cognitive changes
Replies: 3
Views: 1007

Cognitive changes

Does anyone experience difficulty learning new information? I just started a new job and have been training for three weeks. I just can't seem to wrap my head around what I'm supposed to be (and feel I should be) learning. It's like I'm hearing the new info for the first time every day. My husband w...
by Cometsmom
Thu Aug 03, 2017 4:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Low body mass index and MS
Replies: 11
Views: 1249

Re: Low body mass index and MS

Good question! I drink two 350 calories of Ensure with 13 grams of protein for lunch and then eat a normal dinner usually red meat, chicken, pasta, veggies, salad, etc. I don't know much about the nutrition side of things so I'll definitely meet with the nutritionist at my doctor's office and see wh...
by Cometsmom
Wed Aug 02, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Low body mass index and MS
Replies: 11
Views: 1249

Re: Low body mass index and MS

I haven't seen the nutritionist yet but prob should. The initial weight loss was due to stress (self employed and lost an acct) but I just keep losing. My appetite is still low and even though I'm forcing myself to eat I just can't maintain any gains. I just wonder if the weight issue is contributin...
by Cometsmom
Wed Aug 02, 2017 8:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Low body mass index and MS
Replies: 11
Views: 1249

Low body mass index and MS

In the past two years, I've lost 30 pounds unintentionally - all tests have ruled out everything from thyroid problems to cancer. I'm 5' 7 and now weigh 105 pounds (BMI roughly 17). I had been told 30 years ago that I either had TIA or MS after experiencing right side clumsiness, hand weakness, slur...
by Cometsmom
Sat Jul 29, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: My intro
Replies: 1
Views: 1914

My intro

First of all, I'm glad to have found this site. I'm a 53 y/o woman who recently began experiencing left hand feeling out of sync. I work doing transcription and type all day long. Swapped out keyboards on two different computers. I went to my PCP who,ordered a brain MRI which showed lesions and the ...