Category Archives: multiple sclerosis

multiple sclerosis :: an update

On December 31, 2008, I started having weird eye pain and by the end of the week, vision loss. I went in for testing and in January 2009, I was diagnosed with Optic Neuritis. I was told at the time there was a 40-50% chance of it turning into MS within 5-10 years. Seven months [...]

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refinement {repost}

There is so much truth in this post.  Who knew when I wrote it over a year and a half ago that I would be standing firm to these words today.  And the whole MS thing?  I believe I was healed from that nasty disease last night!  This is a long post … but so [...]

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There Is A Time For Everything There is a time for everything, and everything on earth has its special season. There is a time to be born and a time to die. There is a time to plant and a time to pull up plants. There is a time to kill and a time to [...]

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thankful saturday

Thankful for my mommy who joined me for one of my treatments and also challenged me to a game of chess … it’s been years!  She took the first game and the second would’ve been mine if I hadn’t started chatting … darn me!  :) :: subscribe to {tsj} photography :: join me on twitter [...]

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it’s back …

Optic Neuritis that is.  It’s back in my other eye.  It started Sunday after church … vision loss.  Not so much pain {thank goodness!}, but things are pretty blurry outta my right eye. And now I gotta go back for IV steroid treatments … asap.  As the longer I wait, the more permanent the damage [...]

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