Category Archives: NMO

My 5k Journey

Yeah, I know I said I’d be back right away, but it’s been a crazy month.  I finally had time to hop on today, so let’s hope I can get my thoughts in order. In December of 2013, I decided … Continue reading

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The Moon Face is Beginning to Go Away

Thank God. Now I know it’s been a year, (OH MY WORD, A FULL YEAR?) since I’ve last posted, but seriously, all is going great!  I’ve only lost about 11 pounds since I’ve last posted, so that kind of stinks, … Continue reading

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I’m Steroid Free!

I am STEROID FREE!  As of Tuesday, May 22nd I am steroid free and I’m already seeing a difference in the swelling of my face.  I went on prednisone on March 21, 2011 and started the weaning process in September. … Continue reading

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Unsolicited Advice

I tend to be a magnet for advice.  I don’t know if it’s because I’m approachable, (or appear to be very messed up), but people tend to offer me all types of unsolicited advice just because I exist. For instance … Continue reading

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Limiting myself

I know it’s been a while.  For that, I’m sorry.  The thing is, I’ve been feeling really well and because of that, I’ve been able to get things done around here. We painted the inside of the house.  Well, WE … Continue reading

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Frustrated

This morning I woke up exhausted.  Even though I had plenty of sleep, I woke up just beat.  It’s Sunday morning though, and I will not miss church.  So, I got up, got myself and the kids ready and we … Continue reading

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Before and After my NMO Diagnosis…

1.  Before my NMO diagnosis:  Major panic attacks at least twice a month.  Sometimes these panic attacks were so uncontrollable that I would be forced to cancel an appointment (often on the way there or even in the parking lot) … Continue reading

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