When 2 becomes 1…

  Derived from my bout of optic neuritis from the relapse that lead to my diagnosis over 7 years ago; my eyes have never been able to fully recover, and the lasting damage? Double vision. Double vision (Diplopia) is usually one of the first MS symptoms many people encounter, and if it isn’t, then the... Continue Reading →

They see me rollin’…

  Hannah has wheels. Hannah has a horn. Hannah has front and rear suspension, and she is coming for you at 4 mph. I wouldn’t say that the purchase of my mobility scooter has been 7 years in the making, far from it, but definitely the last 2 or so. The absolute reluctance of owning... Continue Reading →

Hello darkness my old friend…

13th February 2013 frames the before and after of my life. It’s impossible to get through grief that hasn’t happened yet as MS is a constant moving target. So with that, almost 7 years diagnosed and numerous ‘minor’ relapses (I say minor in that I can still function with my life for the best part... Continue Reading →

What is all of this MS palava?

So, many people see and hear the effects Multiple Sclerosis has on me, but why? What is causing me to drag my feet? Go dizzy? Constant pins and needles?Numbness/Paralysis? Fatigue? Double vision, to name but a few? To understand MS, it helps to understand how the central nervous system works. MS is believed to be... Continue Reading →

Tysabri – Miss Positive(ity)

It was like being diagnosed all.over.again. Early March this year there I was again, hobbling into neurology, for what had started to become a monthly visit for one reason or another. Only now, I was heavily reliant on 2 crutches, in the space of a year I had gone from nothing, to a walking to... Continue Reading →

MS really gets on my nerves – About Me.

Hannah Clayson. 26. Diagnosed with Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis February 2013. Current treatment – Tysabri (Natalizumab) Past treatment - Rebif I am now in the limbo stage between Rapidly Evolving Severe Relapsing Remitting and Relapsing Secondary Progressive MS. Only time will tell. It’s all MS. Everyday I’m shuffling, regardless. From this day onwards, everything made... Continue Reading →

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