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8/16/18 12:07 P

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Hey everybody! Let's have a more active Spark Team!

Fall is a good time to set new goals. September is a good time to restart.

I recently started seeing a functional medicine doctor. I have lost 6 pounds in the past two months. My goal is to lose an additional 8 pounds, to follow his recommendations and to become healthier.

What are your goals!


~ Faith
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2005-2009: 185 lbs. Some minor yo-yo-ing.
2010/Sept: 180 lbs; Waist 46"
2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
Monthly wt is in my SP intro

Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
Goal range: 107-118 lbs/W31.5. Under 123 OK


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I'm glad your back, Cats.

Have you tried decreasing (or discontinuing) wheat and dairy? Consider adding that to your strategies and see if it helps. On some of those days, it can be easy to get by with snacking on fruits, vegetables and nuts and giving yourself a break from cooking. Or cooking an occasional grilled chicken and roasted vegetable meal in the evenings. Or making yourself 1 or 2 smoothies (greens + fruits) per day. They taste as good as a milkshake sometimes!

~ Faith
Leader: Doing It With Multiple Sclerosis;
Plateau Busters!!!!;

2005-2009: 185 lbs. Some minor yo-yo-ing.
2010/Sept: 180 lbs; Waist 46"
2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
Monthly wt is in my SP intro

Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
Goal range: 107-118 lbs/W31.5. Under 123 OK


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8/14/18 2:19 P

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Hi all!

Well, I had a stressful couple of months and ended up gaining back five pounds. I think that will come off pretty easily now that my hip is beginning to heal.

My last neuro appointment went well. No changes there which made me and my neuro very happy.

Now my diabetes, on the other hand, is not good. My A1c was bad so I'm trying to really watch what I eat. More portion control and more protein! I got groceries yesterday and tried to keep it pretty healthy. I treated myself to some honeycrisp apples.

I hope everyone is having a good day.

When she transformed into a butterfly, the caterpillars spoke not of her beauty, but of her weirdness. They wanted her to change back into what she always had been. But she had wings.
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8/13/18 11:27 P

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Oops. Duplicate message

Edited by: MAMABUGAZ at: 8/13/2018 (23:29)
~ Faith
Leader: Doing It With Multiple Sclerosis;
Plateau Busters!!!!;

2005-2009: 185 lbs. Some minor yo-yo-ing.
2010/Sept: 180 lbs; Waist 46"
2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
Monthly wt is in my SP intro

Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
Goal range: 107-118 lbs/W31.5. Under 123 OK


 current weight: 121.6 
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8/13/18 11:25 P

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And for dietary choices, I'm exploring going wheat-free, dairy-free and added sugar-free.

~ Faith
Leader: Doing It With Multiple Sclerosis;
Plateau Busters!!!!;

2005-2009: 185 lbs. Some minor yo-yo-ing.
2010/Sept: 180 lbs; Waist 46"
2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
Monthly wt is in my SP intro

Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
Goal range: 107-118 lbs/W31.5. Under 123 OK


 current weight: 121.6 
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8/13/18 11:23 P

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Sorry I'm so slow to respond, MJ. Just noticed your post today. I must have missed spark people's alert.

I've really been working on healthy diet lately too.

About bladder frequency issues. I tried oxybutrin in the past and it didn't seem to help me much.

A Magnesium / calcium supplement before bed every night helps me a lot more. And avoiding caffeine after 3:00 pm. If I do this two things, I get up once every four hours at night instead of every two hours.

~ Faith
Leader: Doing It With Multiple Sclerosis;
Plateau Busters!!!!;

2005-2009: 185 lbs. Some minor yo-yo-ing.
2010/Sept: 180 lbs; Waist 46"
2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
Monthly wt is in my SP intro

Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
Goal range: 107-118 lbs/W31.5. Under 123 OK


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7/2/18 11:13 A

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OK...So I've been in my own little bubble for a long time now, just trying to get through everything that's going on around me(work, Kids, ex's...). My symptoms are basically in the background or I've just gotten so use to them.
My biggest issue, besides the stiffening in my legs, is bladder issues, which I take Oxybutynin for. It get absolutely the worse 2 weeks before my monthly visitor, that I want to quit work( I mean come on peeing yourself 2x a day for a week does nothing for morale).
So, I've decided to get back to me and at least try to fix my lifestyle with food and exercise (I'm actually hoping by losing weight, climbing the stairs will be easier. Right now I basically need to pull my self up them.
I know this is long. I feel so alone all the time and don't want to burden anyone with my problems. They mean well but until they go through the same issues, they really don't understand, so my stock answer ia "I'm fine" though my world seems to be falling apart.

It does not matter how slow you go as long as you do not stop ~ Confucius


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6/25/18 5:42 P

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Please welcome Crystal in the New member section.

~ Faith
Leader: Doing It With Multiple Sclerosis;
Plateau Busters!!!!;

2005-2009: 185 lbs. Some minor yo-yo-ing.
2010/Sept: 180 lbs; Waist 46"
2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
Monthly wt is in my SP intro

Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
Goal range: 107-118 lbs/W31.5. Under 123 OK


 current weight: 121.6 
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5/23/18 11:00 P

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Please welcome FBailey24X here, in Introduce Yourself
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~ Faith
Leader: Doing It With Multiple Sclerosis;
Plateau Busters!!!!;

2005-2009: 185 lbs. Some minor yo-yo-ing.
2010/Sept: 180 lbs; Waist 46"
2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
Monthly wt is in my SP intro

Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
Goal range: 107-118 lbs/W31.5. Under 123 OK


 current weight: 121.6 
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5/21/18 1:25 P

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CatsNCoffee --

No, I'm not really working on challenges on here. But please feel free to post your own personal goals and how you're doing.

I've been trying to exercise 4x per week. Usually Silver Sneakers class twice, and riding the recumbent bike twice.
And averaging 2000 steps per day each week.

I used to post my exercise goals in the exercise thread.

Actually, fir weight loss, I believe dietary goals are more effective than exercise. But, I'm currently concerned about progression, as I seem to be moving from rrms into SPMS. So I'm focusing more on exercise.

~ Faith
Leader: Doing It With Multiple Sclerosis;
Plateau Busters!!!!;

2005-2009: 185 lbs. Some minor yo-yo-ing.
2010/Sept: 180 lbs; Waist 46"
2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
Monthly wt is in my SP intro

Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
Goal range: 107-118 lbs/W31.5. Under 123 OK


 current weight: 121.6 
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5/18/18 2:17 P

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CatsnCoffee. When I have my MRIs my neurologist knows my anxiety about them and orders a medication that they give me by mouth when I get there which helps a lot. Also, I bring my favorite music and they put earphones on me and they control the music from where they are so they can communicate with me, lastly, they put an eye mask on me just before the machine moves. It is actually a very relaxing experience with a great team to make it so, starting with my neurologist. Have you talked to your Neurologist about your anxieties and what can he to to convey them to the MRI team? Good job on your fruits and veggies! I need to work on that more. Good luck on your next MRI. emoticon

I am taking this 50 lbs at a time. Doesn't seem so impossible that way.


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5/18/18 10:59 A

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Hi everybody!
I thought I had my settings set to alert me when there are posts to this SparkTeam, but those alerts seem not to be working. So, here are my delayed responses. So sorry!

CatsNCoffee -- I hope your neurology appointment in June goes well. I've never minded MRI's.
Although they are loud, the noise is so rhythmic, it puts me to sleep. And, I'm not claustrophobic, so that part doesn't bother me. Good for you, for adding more fruits and veggies. I hope you've been able to keep that up.

Nerdy Girl -- Good morning! Thanks for your post. Sorry for your pain. I hope that you don't experience it frequently.

~ Faith
Leader: Doing It With Multiple Sclerosis;
Plateau Busters!!!!;

2005-2009: 185 lbs. Some minor yo-yo-ing.
2010/Sept: 180 lbs; Waist 46"
2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
Monthly wt is in my SP intro

Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
Goal range: 107-118 lbs/W31.5. Under 123 OK


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Exhausted and in pain, but blessed.

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4/6/18 12:56 A

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Good morning, all!



When she transformed into a butterfly, the caterpillars spoke not of her beauty, but of her weirdness. They wanted her to change back into what she always had been. But she had wings.
-- Dean Jackson


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4/4/18 11:06 P

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How is everyone doing tonight?

I had to reschedule my neurology appointment for June. In the meantime I am trying to take off a few more pounds. I am hoping I will not have to go for a new MRI: the longer I have MS the more I hate the MRI's.

Is anyone else working on challenges here on Spark? I have some going. One of them is the fruit and veggies challenge. I got my first day done! I guess I didn't realize how few I had been eating before.

When she transformed into a butterfly, the caterpillars spoke not of her beauty, but of her weirdness. They wanted her to change back into what she always had been. But she had wings.
-- Dean Jackson


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3/13/18 3:59 P

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That's awesome! My spasticity is worse today, and I wonder if it could be influenced by the snow getting ready to hit. The worst is away from us this time, thank goodness.

When she transformed into a butterfly, the caterpillars spoke not of her beauty, but of her weirdness. They wanted her to change back into what she always had been. But she had wings.
-- Dean Jackson


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3/12/18 11:22 P

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I went to the Wellness Center and rode the recumbent bike for 15 minutes. Haven't done much else today.

~ Faith
Leader: Doing It With Multiple Sclerosis;
Plateau Busters!!!!;

2005-2009: 185 lbs. Some minor yo-yo-ing.
2010/Sept: 180 lbs; Waist 46"
2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
Monthly wt is in my SP intro

Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
Goal range: 107-118 lbs/W31.5. Under 123 OK


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3/12/18 10:43 P

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I did! Now today I have had so much fatigue. I was up for about three hours and then ended up going back to bed. I'm going to try and do half the dishes so I can count something besides feeding the cat, LOL.

How are you?

When she transformed into a butterfly, the caterpillars spoke not of her beauty, but of her weirdness. They wanted her to change back into what she always had been. But she had wings.
-- Dean Jackson


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3/12/18 10:56 A

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Thanks, Cats. I hope you did too.

~ Faith
Leader: Doing It With Multiple Sclerosis;
Plateau Busters!!!!;

2005-2009: 185 lbs. Some minor yo-yo-ing.
2010/Sept: 180 lbs; Waist 46"
2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
Monthly wt is in my SP intro

Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
Goal range: 107-118 lbs/W31.5. Under 123 OK


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3/11/18 10:59 P

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I hope everyone is having a great Sunday!

When she transformed into a butterfly, the caterpillars spoke not of her beauty, but of her weirdness. They wanted her to change back into what she always had been. But she had wings.
-- Dean Jackson


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2/23/18 8:18 P

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I feel badly that this Sparik Page has become so dormant and not used very much. We can certainly continue to post here. I don't wish to see us die altogether.

However, I want everyone who wants support to find it.

Consider going to the Message Boards at MSWorld. I am one of the moderators there, and we'd love to have you. We have an Weight Loss Check-In and an Exercise Check-In in The Wellness Forum. And, we also have lots of other forums to support those of us who have MS.

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~ Faith
Leader: Doing It With Multiple Sclerosis;
Plateau Busters!!!!;

2005-2009: 185 lbs. Some minor yo-yo-ing.
2010/Sept: 180 lbs; Waist 46"
2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
Monthly wt is in my SP intro

Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
Goal range: 107-118 lbs/W31.5. Under 123 OK


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2/19/18 12:45 A

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Thanks! You too.

Went out for supper thus evening to celebrate. How about you?

~ Faith
Leader: Doing It With Multiple Sclerosis;
Plateau Busters!!!!;

2005-2009: 185 lbs. Some minor yo-yo-ing.
2010/Sept: 180 lbs; Waist 46"
2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
Monthly wt is in my SP intro

Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
Goal range: 107-118 lbs/W31.5. Under 123 OK


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I hope everyone had a Happy Valentine's yesterday!

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2/11/18 3:46 A

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Sonflowergammy
Sorry I missed your recent post. Yeah; those days happen. Hope the recent days have been better.
Glad you were able to stick to calorie goals.

~ Faith
Leader: Doing It With Multiple Sclerosis;
Plateau Busters!!!!;

2005-2009: 185 lbs. Some minor yo-yo-ing.
2010/Sept: 180 lbs; Waist 46"
2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
Monthly wt is in my SP intro

Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
Goal range: 107-118 lbs/W31.5. Under 123 OK


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Having a very rough physical day today but am sticking with my calorie goals!

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That's a good question. I am experiencing decreased physical stamina. And I avoid tasks that involve much thinking in the evenings.

I try to do some simple exercises at the Y or attend some silver sneakers classes and do what I can.

~ Faith
Leader: Doing It With Multiple Sclerosis;
Plateau Busters!!!!;

2005-2009: 185 lbs. Some minor yo-yo-ing.
2010/Sept: 180 lbs; Waist 46"
2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
Monthly wt is in my SP intro

Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
Goal range: 107-118 lbs/W31.5. Under 123 OK


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ok, i needs tips for improving physical and mental fatigue. it seems like if one doesnt get me the other does and the worse days are when thay both show up!

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Alelsyaya. Sorry I missed your post way back in September. I didn't intend to ignore you.

~ Faith
Leader: Doing It With Multiple Sclerosis;
Plateau Busters!!!!;

2005-2009: 185 lbs. Some minor yo-yo-ing.
2010/Sept: 180 lbs; Waist 46"
2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
Monthly wt is in my SP intro

Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
Goal range: 107-118 lbs/W31.5. Under 123 OK


 current weight: 121.6 
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Please also welcome JHOOSER2. She also posted on team as all.

~ Faith
Leader: Doing It With Multiple Sclerosis;
Plateau Busters!!!!;

2005-2009: 185 lbs. Some minor yo-yo-ing.
2010/Sept: 180 lbs; Waist 46"
2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
Monthly wt is in my SP intro

Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
Goal range: 107-118 lbs/W31.5. Under 123 OK


 current weight: 121.6 
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Please welcome new member, MEE140. She posted in our new members forum.

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~ Faith
Leader: Doing It With Multiple Sclerosis;
Plateau Busters!!!!;

2005-2009: 185 lbs. Some minor yo-yo-ing.
2010/Sept: 180 lbs; Waist 46"
2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
Monthly wt is in my SP intro

Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
Goal range: 107-118 lbs/W31.5. Under 123 OK


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I was taking my daughter her flute at the Jr High. At first I thought it might be some kind of Orson Wells thing. When I got back to my office I heard it was real & my office mate was trying to figure out how to hook up a TV in our office. We got them set up all over the Store so customers & Associated could all stay up to date. A group of us went to Donate Blood but the lines were so long they told us to call the next day.

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Today is 9/11.
Where were you, 16 years ago, when you heard the news about the World Trade Center?

~ Faith
Leader: Doing It With Multiple Sclerosis;
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2005-2009: 185 lbs. Some minor yo-yo-ing.
2010/Sept: 180 lbs; Waist 46"
2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
Monthly wt is in my SP intro

Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
Goal range: 107-118 lbs/W31.5. Under 123 OK


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Please welcome a new member, ABELSYAYA2013, in our New Members forum.
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She is excited to be a part of our Spark Team. You can also find some of her posts on our Team Wall, which is located above the list of our Team Message Boards.

Edited by: MAMABUGAZ at: 9/8/2017 (09:21)
~ Faith
Leader: Doing It With Multiple Sclerosis;
Plateau Busters!!!!;

2005-2009: 185 lbs. Some minor yo-yo-ing.
2010/Sept: 180 lbs; Waist 46"
2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
Monthly wt is in my SP intro

Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
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Heard it's an infusion every six months, but I haven't heard about positive finds that people are having. I'm also afraid of the cost.
I'll try to find out more ...
I'm having trouble with my stomach ... I think I'm a hypochondriac sometimes...

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Yes; I've heard of Ocrevus. But I don't know much about it.

Lucky to have grandchild close.

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They just approved the new drug that is also for PPMS as well as RRMS. Ocrevus. I haven't heard anything more about it as far as its efficacy.
I've had some pretty bad months. I usually have 3 months of YUK after the holidays, but this was getting worse. I was sleeping 18-20 hrs a day...and muscle and joint paint, crying about everything and very agitated about nothing. I was due for my doctors visits and we switched my meds around so I'm still on COPAXONE, but now Prozac 10 mg with Cymbalta 30 mg. Ubiquinol because I take a statin drug, but also for energy.
I also started having stomach pains. Oh my awful. Went to that doctor and that's better so I'm getting better and don't want to jinx it..
Glad you can Skype to see your Gbaby. Mine live 5 minutes away and hard to see them.
Hope everyone has a good summer! Will try and stay in touch better...

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Thanks for checking in with us and posting, Ezz. I couldn't find any info about Hadassah that looked relevant to health or MS. Maybe you'll tell us more about it?

I haven't been here much lately either. Life just gets busy, with other priorities, I guess.

Staying within a healthy weight, but, I remain heavier than I'd like to be. Can't seem to take off some excess pounds that I put on in 2014.

Enjoying being a grandparent. Little M is 13 months old -- just staring to walk. Still lives 900 miles away, but we get to see him sometimes and we Skype regularly.

My MS seems stable; doc thinks it's not progressing. It feels like it, but she thinks additional challenges are related to aging, not to progressive of the disease.

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Please forgive me for being out of the picture for the past several months, but MS had taken my life and I was sleeping twenty hours a day...I'm finally coming back to the livimg! I sisma Go to my neurologist because every time I had gone before the MTI said no change and they won't treat you and I didn't want to take large steroids...with Diabetes II it's not a great idea..
I had my FESS sinus surgery and the doctor says I'm clear, but I'm having trouble with the palate swelling up...going on for a couple of months...now it's starting to hurt...so I need an oral surgeon,,,
I have a friend from nursing school who was kind enough to take me to a Hadassah Seminar which was interesting. When I speak to my doctor I will ask about it and pass,on any information...
You can call Hadassah on your own and ask for INFORMATIOM....I'll be back sooner than you expect!
EZz,


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Welcome Rosie!

I also posted some info on the Welcome Page. I will find out the name of the new drug for Primary Progressive. We have an MS Clinic here in Dallas that did trials on it.

How is everyone feeling?

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~ Faith
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2010/Sept: 180 lbs; Waist 46"
2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
Monthly wt is in my SP intro

Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
Goal range: 107-118 lbs/W31.5. Under 123 OK


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Mrs. Tejano -- Sorry to hear about your depression; hope you're feeling uplifted by now.

Barrister -- Good for you, MS Aquatics. Hope you're enjoying it!

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2005-2009: 185 lbs. Some minor yo-yo-ing.
2010/Sept: 180 lbs; Waist 46"
2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
Monthly wt is in my SP intro

Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
Goal range: 107-118 lbs/W31.5. Under 123 OK


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So sorry, everyone. For some reason, my email did not notify me that there were new posts here, so I didn't notice them.

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2010/Sept: 180 lbs; Waist 46"
2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
Monthly wt is in my SP intro

Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
Goal range: 107-118 lbs/W31.5. Under 123 OK


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Mrs. Tejano-I am sorry that you are going thru a depression right now. It sounds like you have a great plan to conquer it!

https://multiplesclerosis.net/ This is a great website because it has articles written by people actually living with MS. They have many articles about MS & Depression.

I am off to my MS Aquatics class this morning. I am excited because I haven't been in 2 months.

I hope everyone has a great symptom-free day!
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Good morning everyone. I'm trying to get "re-motivated" to work out, be good to myself, and I think deal with the depression I've allowed myself to fall into. Not diagnosed by a doctor (the depression), but I know I've been depressed for quite awhile. You see, my husband is a long-haul trucker, so I see him about 3 days a month, and every time he comes home, I get criticism. Okay, enough complaining! I hope and pray everyone has a great day. I am so excited I will soon switch to a pill form of my MS medication. So, no more shots! Finally! I hope everyone has a great day! emoticon

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Happy New Year!!! Cheers to us all having a healthy and relapse free year!

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Interesting info Ezz! Thank you

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Son of a gun! It's 2017 and I made it!
I've been so busy and able to do physical things that I haven't stopped to write...
But I have a wonderful friend who took me to a seminar by Hadassah. It was fantastic and informative...there is a new drug coming out...similar to Tysabri in that it's a monoclonal antibody...after I speak to my neurologist I will give everyone a "heads up" as we know the probability of PML...just hoping this drug is a little different ...there was big news with those MSers with PPMS...they are using stem cells from your own body...you don't need embryonic stem cells with good results. So look forward to something positive. Contact Hadassah and you don't have to be Jewish either...
Looking forward to a better year...
Love you all
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Hello
Is there anyone out there
Is anyone home

I hope everyone made it healthily through the Holidays!

I actually had Christmas Dinner at my house with 20 people. I had lots of help though! My son, brother and my BFF did the majority of the work. It is the first time I had Christmas Dinner at my house since my big attack 25 months ago.

I met my weight loss goal for 2016 which was 25 lbs. My goal for 2017 is to lose another 25lbs and then I will be almost done losing. It was an easier mindset for me to set a goal of 25 instead of 50.

I hope everyone is healthy as possible and survived the Holidays!

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Finally! Cleared by the ENT doctor. Still have allergies, but I can deal with that...
Yes, fatigue is the worst...my mind wants to do things and my body just goes hahahahahaha...nope!
I keep trying!

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Yes. Fatiuge. Isn't it the worst.

Fatigue (needing a lot of sleep)
and lack of physical stamina (can't walk very far, exercise much, be on my feet for very long, etc)
keep me from doing "so much more".

I wish I could, too.

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2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
Monthly wt is in my SP intro

Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
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I'm battling fatigue...and sinuses don't help..I want to do so much more!
I guess it's baby steps for a while...

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Yes, thanks so much for posting. We've all been AWOL fur too long.

You're right; stem cell treatment is worth keeping our eyes on. My sister. Who has Type I diabetes, has been keeping tabs on it for years too.

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2010/Sept: 180 lbs; Waist 46"
2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
Monthly wt is in my SP intro

Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
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Oh my! The Thanksgiving holiday must have kept everyone busy! Hope you all had a good one❤️️
I'm sorry I haven't been around much, but I'm back to battling my sinus problems...it just compounds my MS fatigue completely...but I do have something I would like everyone's opinion on and that is Stem Cell Therapy...
I am going to a seminar on December 6 and will start a new thread... I hope everyone has been looking into this treatment. I think it is the cure we are all looking for and I mean that sincerely. But we need more research and that's what on looking at...so stay tuned... meanwhile look into Gulf Coast Stem Cell...
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i had started loosing weight before my cruise. On the cruise I really didn't eat much because I had an irritable stomach...I even got to the gym three times...now that I'm back home I'm sort of dead again... We visited our daughter and family in Deland and had a great time there...got home and for a couple of days I was on the go and I think I caught a cold so that has be sort of down..I'll keep trying.
The holidays are not that bad for me...we don't have a lot of family coming over and we don't go out much...
I want to be out and about! That's my goal!

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Halloween is over, and we didn't have much leftover candy, so I didn't indulge much.

But, that's just the beginning of the Halloween through New Year's challenge. There are usually so many food temptations during that time. I hope to continue to lose weight, slowly, during these months. But, if we can, at least, maintain our weight, let's not beat ourselves up about weight loss. Thanksgiving and Christmas and New Year's are all challenges.

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2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
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What a wonderful trip. I found living near my grandchildren to be wonderful! So I can imagine how wonderful a trip this must have been especially seeing lots and lots of family...
You have to post a picture!

My grand daughter and some family members do snapchat...it has been a big learning curve but totally hysterical!

Tomorrow is Camryn's party and she just turned five! Yes family is wonderful....Glad you had a wonderful trip!

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Seems like most of my posts, lately, are about my grandson. Here we go again! ♥

I returned, on Tuesday, from a two and a half week vacation to Canada. emoticon This trip, however, wasn't only to see Micah. The original plan was for a 10 day trip to Manitoba to see them. However, the timing was such that my aunt , in Saskatchewan, was having a big 75th birthday bash a little over a week before that.

So, I flew up to SK for that, stayed a few days, and then caught a ride to MB with some cousins from there who also attended. My husband joined me, later, at the "planned" time.

I enjoyed both the time spent with aunts, uncles, and cousins. And, the time spent with daughter, son-in-law and Micah. My Dad and his wife flew from SK to MB to meet Micah, so my daughter had a full household and was a wonderful hostess, as she always is.

A side note about the trip --
I requested wheelchair assistance for the flight. I'm still mobile, so I thought I wanted the assistance, mostly, for the anxiety that I experience when I fly alone. It turned out, however, that the walking really would have been too much for me, and I likely would have even missed one of my flights if I'd had to try to manage it on my own. I was really glad for the assistance.

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2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
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Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
Goal range: 107-118 lbs/W31.5. Under 123 OK


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I feel really blessed that all my grandkids lived very close to me and I got to see them frequently. And being able to have the littlest one every week keeps me alive and feeling young at heart. emoticon

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Faith- so happy that you were able to see your Grandson again!

Ez- you are a lucky woman to be able see your Granddaughter weekly!


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That's so cute!
I have a friend who has a home in Nova Scotia and that's supposed to be beautiful. We went there quickly on a tour so you really don't get to see all of it...and pictures of Canada are so beautiful!

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Yup, Canada.

In 1982, I met my Kansas husband. Married in 1984.

In 2008, Amy met her Canadian guy. Married in 2011. Reversed my footsteps . I grew up there and raised my family here. She grew up here and is raising her family there.

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2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
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Oh Wow!Canada! Take me with you! emoticon
I love watching the little ones change. I have tons of video and pictures. I have to put it all on DVD's and that will take some time.
Finally I got my tush in gear! I was able to clean! And I still feel good...
Might have to have another sinus surgery! OYE Vay! But right now I've got some energy! emoticon

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Yes; Ezz. Grandchildren are special. They went home on Wednesday; I had an absolutely awesome time with little Micah. At four months old, he was so different than he was when I saw him at two months old. Very generous with his smiles. Happy and cheerful when he wakes up in the morning and from his naps. I got to get him dressed most mornings; he's very playful during that time.

Next visit is coming up pretty soon. I'll be going to visit some Saskatchewan relatives (my dad, briefly; and attending an aunt's 75th birthday party) at the end of this month. Following that, I'll be heading over to Manitoba to see daughter and son-in-law and grandson. Dad and his wife will join us there in October.

~ Faith
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2010/Sept: 180 lbs; Waist 46"
2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
Monthly wt is in my SP intro

Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
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Grandchildren are the sweetest most wonderful things to brighten your life...I am so lucky to live nearby and even luckier to have been able to take care of my youngest since she was 8 months old once a week. Next year she goes to school full time and I will have an empty nest again....she is my little angel...
I'm so glad you are getting to see Micah again ... They just light up your life!

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I needed to pay respects to bed also.

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Kelly -- Thanks for your kind comments regarding the loss of our young friend.
Ezz- Hope today is a better day!

We have some surprise visitors this week. My son spent the summer in Canada with our daughter and her family and came home Monday. He didn't tell us that he was bringing two passengers along! My daughter and 4-month-old Micah came with him! They are staying about a week and then flying home.

So excited to see Micah again. We've been so fortunate. Since he was born on May 4, this is the third time we've seen him -- 10 days in May; one week at the end of June, and now another week. And, he lives 900 miles away. I didn't expect that.

He's growing so much. He smiles so big and is beginning to laugh out loud. So much fun!!

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One of those days to stay in bed! Ugh!

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Good morning y'all! I hope everyone is having a pain and fatigue free day! I know that is nothing short of a miracle but one can hope for it!



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Oh phooey! I was hoping I had found a way to get the links as I've come across good articles...see if it works on the PC...

Hi B! It must get really hot in Dallas. I'm not a fan of the heat only because it knocks me for a loop even setting outside the door...the water aerobics will help again...
Thanks...I think I've recovered from the fall, but this sinus surgery recovery has not been a picnic and I think it's just causing me to be off center...I've had a couple more infections too...could this be coming from using Copaxone....or just getting old?
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Faith- I am sorry for your loss. That is terrible to lose a person who is so young. My son pilots a plane for skydivers. It is such a dangerous activity but I can see why some people like it. I will keep your family and her family in my prayers.

Ezz-sorry to hear about your fall and your surgery. I hope you start feeling better soon.

I have not been online this summer as I was to busy travelling to escape the Dallas heat. I didn't log my calories but I did manage to lose 5lbs this summer. That puts me at 17 for the year.

I haven't been to my MS Aquatics classes all summer and I can feel the differnce! I am not as flexible and I have more muscle cramps from skipping it.

I go to the MS Clinic next week. I have decided that I am not receiving the level of care I need from my General Neuro. Since I only live 15 miles from an MS Clinic I guess I will start utilizing it.

I hope everyone is well!

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My tablet wouldn't take me to your link. I'll try it on !y desktop tomorrow and see if it works there.

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2010/Sept: 180 lbs; Waist 46"
2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
Monthly wt is in my SP intro

Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
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Holy Cow! I think I did it! I see so many interesting articles for our team that I would like to share and my brain just would kick in for the iPad...I rarely use my computer now unless I want to print pictures ...I have a special program that I like...so let's see if this works and I can send over some good articles..
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Hi to everyone! How is everyone feeling with the summer heat?
School starts next week in our county. They will start putting up the Halloween decorations as soon as the school start is finished! Wow!
Let me know if there is anything special you would like to know about...I think I know how to add the link now...
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Just saying hi! Hard to believe August is almost half over!

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2010/Sept: 180 lbs; Waist 46"
2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
Monthly wt is in my SP intro

Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
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Unfortunately,there are no answers to the "why" questions...it is all up to God...it is we who grieve our lost ones, but they are at peace...

it will take time, but the pain does ease a bit...remember the good times... emoticon

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It's been a difficult week, following the loss that I blogged about on Monday. Still grieving deeply and asking all of the "why" questions.

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2005-2009: 185 lbs. Some minor yo-yo-ing.
2010/Sept: 180 lbs; Waist 46"
2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
Monthly wt is in my SP intro

Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
Goal range: 107-118 lbs/W31.5. Under 123 OK


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My blog:

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2005-2009: 185 lbs. Some minor yo-yo-ing.
2010/Sept: 180 lbs; Waist 46"
2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
Monthly wt is in my SP intro

Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
Goal range: 107-118 lbs/W31.5. Under 123 OK


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Thanks for the update, Ezz. Sorry about the shingles. Glad you've found a way to manage it.

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2005-2009: 185 lbs. Some minor yo-yo-ing.
2010/Sept: 180 lbs; Waist 46"
2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
Monthly wt is in my SP intro

Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
Goal range: 107-118 lbs/W31.5. Under 123 OK


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Hi Blue, Hi Faith, Hi Everyone!

I was lucky when I got shingles...it looked like 4 mosquito bites...although quite painful and itchy...I use oragel for everything that itches...especially from MS...and it works!

I'm still going to the ENT and had to get a steroid shot, but I don't complain about those as they make me feel so much better and I had my granddaughter last week...the 16 yr old. We went everywhere so I crashed on the weekend and now I have to get myself back to the gym...which I did this morning...and I actually felt good today...

I read today that they found an actual gene that has to do with MS...the progressive form...hopefully this will help find something to help us all...

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Hello everyone! I have not been on the team's page in awhile and wanted to stop by. Faith happy your appointment went well! I also went to neurologist earlier this month and don't have to return for 7 months!!! Also had my yearly MRI and everything was good. So that was wonderful news. However I had came down with shingles back in June and it is still itchy! Been putting cocoa butter and coconut butter on it to try to help with the scars left behind. Will see if it works. I hope everyone is enjoying their summer and keep cool! Have a wonderful day!

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Had my six month ms specialist appointment on Friday. Everything about the same. No news is good news.

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2005-2009: 185 lbs. Some minor yo-yo-ing.
2010/Sept: 180 lbs; Waist 46"
2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
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Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
Goal range: 107-118 lbs/W31.5. Under 123 OK


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Looking forward to your articles, Ezz.

~ Faith
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2005-2009: 185 lbs. Some minor yo-yo-ing.
2010/Sept: 180 lbs; Waist 46"
2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
Monthly wt is in my SP intro

Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
Goal range: 107-118 lbs/W31.5. Under 123 OK


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Hi everyone!
I'm sort of back...I saw the doctor and my sinuses are still quite swollen. He said if I had waited any longer I could have gotten a brain infection....I didn't think it was that bad...but it's still hurting and taking time out of my life...

I have read several good articles and would love to add the links, but my PC is down....
Everyday Health has some excellent articles about MS...
Hope to find a way...

Hope you have a wonderful visit with your friends, Faith...
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Haven't checked in here for awhile. Sorry for the absence.

Was good to hear from you Ezz.
How's everyone else doing?

My DD, SIL and little grandbaby were here for a week at the end of June. Getting back to normal since they left. Had to cook, be hostess, etc, which I'm not accustomed to doing.

Have some Canadian guests that I was friends with back 30 years ago who are driving through here (Kansas) tomorrow on their way to TX. Will host them for Monday supper and night; they'll leave Tuesday afternoon sometime.

I'm finding easy things to prepare for meals so I don't have to do much work.

~ Faith
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2005-2009: 185 lbs. Some minor yo-yo-ing.
2010/Sept: 180 lbs; Waist 46"
2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
Monthly wt is in my SP intro

Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
Goal range: 107-118 lbs/W31.5. Under 123 OK


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Hi everyone! I've been away for a bit...I went to New Your for my 50th anniversary from nursing school...I fell down a flight of stairs and really made myself a mess of black and blue, but I made it to the reunion and visits I had planned with family. I did the trip all by myself and I thought I didn't pack too much, but I lied to myself! LOL! People were very helpful if I needed help..
After getting home I really was exhausted and the MS didn't help...plus I was hurting from the fall....then I had sinus surgery...not balloon signup lastly...I already had that...this was the buggy called FESS...my doctor said it was the worst case he had ever seen and I was all infected and lost about 150 cc of blood ( which is a lot for this surgery ) and it took them almost 2 hours instead of 45 minutes...WOW! It's been a long recovery...I had my first good night's sleep last night and I'm breathing so much better...he gave me this colloidal silver solution to put in my nose...it's anti bacterial...it can be used as a wound wash too...
Anyway...I'm back and feeling better and looking for articles for us...I found one on "Everyday Health" about them finding a lymph system in the brain and how could it have anything to do with MS...I will try and get the link...
Hope everyone is doing well this summer,
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Fellow team members --

Someone is asking about Tysabri on our team wall. If you have experience with it, please go there to comment.

Edited by: MAMABUGAZ at: 6/3/2016 (10:46)
~ Faith
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2005-2009: 185 lbs. Some minor yo-yo-ing.
2010/Sept: 180 lbs; Waist 46"
2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
Monthly wt is in my SP intro

Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
Goal range: 107-118 lbs/W31.5. Under 123 OK


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Yes, Kelly. I know what cog fog is. I wasn't asking; I was claiming it. :-)

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2005-2009: 185 lbs. Some minor yo-yo-ing.
2010/Sept: 180 lbs; Waist 46"
2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
Monthly wt is in my SP intro

Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
Goal range: 107-118 lbs/W31.5. Under 123 OK


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Kelly --

Yes, I'm enjoying CASA. Mostly. It is gratifying for me to know that the work I put into it is valued and my perspective is considered by the other parties involved.

I don't enjoy the paperwork. A court report takes me two or three hours. But, I've received positive feedback -- the judge has specifically mentioned the CASA's court report in court and so has the guardian ad litem. At the CASA dinner a CRB(Citizen's Review Board) volunteer commented, specifically, on the most recent one and how the details were helpful in coming up with their plan.

The case has been more complex than the CASA office originally expected it to be. There's been a lot of back and forth in terms of progress, and it is taking much longer to resolve than anyone expected. I am pleased that, at the current time, it is moving in the right direction and might be resolved in a few more months.

~ Faith
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2005-2009: 185 lbs. Some minor yo-yo-ing.
2010/Sept: 180 lbs; Waist 46"
2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
Monthly wt is in my SP intro

Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
Goal range: 107-118 lbs/W31.5. Under 123 OK


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Thanks Propman1! Good to be here. Glad you're here too!


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Faith-
Cog Fog: Is when my brain is foggy and my cognitive function is not at it's best. One of my symptoms is when I get tired my cognitive function is not working at the level it should be.

Hi Propman!

Happy Memorial Day Weekend!

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To any newbies: Hi & Welcome.

Been around a while: Hi. Keep up the good work!!

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Faith- just read your post about the CASA dinner. Sounds like you are doing great work! Are you enjoying it?

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Ezz --
Remind me where our Facebook group is. And, what your Facebook name is.

Sorry -- MS cog fog?

~ Faith
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2005-2009: 185 lbs. Some minor yo-yo-ing.
2010/Sept: 180 lbs; Waist 46"
2011/Jan 1: 160 lbs; May 22: 133 lbs for DD's wedding
2012/Jan 1: 119.8 lbs; May 1 117.2 lbs
2013/Jan 1 - 121.2 lbs
Monthly wt is in my SP intro

Reached 118 lbs for about 6 months;have gained.
Goal range: 107-118 lbs/W31.5. Under 123 OK


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So happy for you Faith...I did a Face talk chat with my little ones tonight...they make my life complete...
Don't know how much I'll beonline these next couple of weeks as I am going to NY for my 50th reunion from nursing school...you can see some of the old pictures in our group on Facebook
Bellevue class of 1966.
Leaving tomorrow morning...
Ezz

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