A forum to talk about the general challenges of daily life with MS.
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i have been haphazardly rehabbing a reconstructed ACL and torn MCL since about this time 2013 and most recently got into the local rock climbing gym. i own all the dino-marked kiddie bouldering problems as well as the self-belay on the alphabet letters, and can rock a solid 5.4 on the top ropes (ie a casual vertical stroll also readily achieved by small children). i have a selection of delightful finger pad rips, each expertly repaired with hockey tape.
tonight i finally went to one of the yoga classes and learned how many things i used to be able to do super easily, totally would have thought i still could, and straight up CAN NOT!! ridiculous. this will not do. bridges and inverted poses you are my new priority.
take control of your own health
pursue optimal self care at least as actively as a diagnosis
ask for referrals to preventive health care specialists eg dietitians
don't let suboptimal self care muddy any underlying diagnostic picture!