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Forum: Multiple Sclerosis 07-02-2009, 09:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,457
Posted By pokeyleggs
Hi Mary, So sorry to hear you were turned...

Hi Mary,
So sorry to hear you were turned down and also about what your Dr. said. Sometimes I wonder if they really get it? I am jealous of your weather we are in Houston area and its awful...
Forum: Multiple Sclerosis 07-02-2009, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,085
Posted By pokeyleggs
I am sorry I worried everyone. After talking...

I am sorry I worried everyone. After talking with the Dr. and the home health nurse checking my blood pressure they felt I was more dehydrated than I had realized. Nothing dangerous just needed to...
Forum: Multiple Sclerosis 07-01-2009, 09:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,158
Posted By pokeyleggs
Thank you for the welcome Newlyb12def. Hi...

Thank you for the welcome Newlyb12def.

Hi Keeponkeepingon, sorry you have the same reaction to the steroids and you are still having problems. Hope things get better soon!
Forum: Multiple Sclerosis 07-01-2009, 09:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,085
Posted By pokeyleggs
More Painful Side effects from IV Steroids Does this sound familiar?

Hi again everyone,
I am still trying to get over 1 day of iv steroids. Was supposed to be 3 but neuro stopped treatment due to the bad reaction I had after the first infusion.

I ended up...
Forum: Multiple Sclerosis 06-30-2009, 01:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,158
Posted By pokeyleggs
Hi Everyone, I just now made it back to the...

Hi Everyone,
I just now made it back to the computer. Dr. said stop treatments and called in some phenegran so hopefully relief from the nausea and headache will be here soon.

You are so...
Forum: Multiple Sclerosis 06-29-2009, 10:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,158
Posted By pokeyleggs
Unhappy Hi Lady, Thanks for replying. I have been...

Hi Lady,
Thanks for replying. I have been totally exhausted, hand went numb and balance got bad again which all started about 3 1/2 weeks ago along with big time hot flashes. I am almost 49...
Forum: Multiple Sclerosis 06-29-2009, 09:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,158
Posted By pokeyleggs
Hi LaCeli, I think I have some Pheneragen...

Hi LaCeli,
I think I have some Pheneragen suppositories in the fridge. This is going to be a long night. The metal taste was awful. I had my husband pick up some hard candi peppermints. The...
Forum: Multiple Sclerosis 06-29-2009, 08:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,158
Posted By pokeyleggs
IV Steroid side effects help please

Hi everyone,
I have been gone for several months and have been popping in and out for several years. I just had the first day of a 3 day iv steroid course and I feel horrible.

I did a 5...
Forum: Multiple Sclerosis 01-16-2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,389
Posted By pokeyleggs
Thanks for the neoprene suit suggestion BBS. I...

Thanks for the neoprene suit suggestion BBS. I will look at the temp gauge the next time I get in. I always forget to look before I get in while I still have my glasses on:rolleyes: and I can't see...
Forum: Multiple Sclerosis 01-16-2009, 08:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,393
Posted By pokeyleggs
I can't imagine what you have been through I can...

I can't imagine what you have been through I can only offer my prayers and thoughts for you, your family and the doctors who are taking care of you.
Lots of Hugs too!
Barbara in Houston
Forum: Multiple Sclerosis 01-15-2009, 10:00 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,389
Posted By pokeyleggs
Hi Everyone, I have been off my swim...

Hi Everyone,
I have been off my swim schedule and its really getting to me. Its so good to hear from those who are getting back in the water. I am hoping to get to the pool this week.
Does...
Forum: Multiple Sclerosis 01-06-2009, 07:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,573
Posted By pokeyleggs
I was given Neurontin for all the weird...

I was given Neurontin for all the weird sensations and all I can say is it made me feel very strange, I have no other way to explain it other than I felt very spaced out and not myself and not in a...
Forum: Multiple Sclerosis 01-04-2009, 08:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 947
Posted By pokeyleggs
Hi Cherie, I remember you too. There were a...

Hi Cherie,
I remember you too. There were a lot of really nice folks here back then. I am glad to see that many are still here and nice to meet new ones too of course, I just wish we were all...
Forum: Multiple Sclerosis 01-03-2009, 08:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 947
Posted By pokeyleggs
I just got back in after being gone all day with...

I just got back in after being gone all day with my 16 yr old and saw more warm welcomes. Its so nice to come home and read your posts. But I have to admit I am so tired I am about to lay my head...
Forum: Multiple Sclerosis 01-02-2009, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 947
Posted By pokeyleggs
Hi Agate, I remember you also. I too don't...

Hi Agate,
I remember you also. I too don't remember any details of past members I am embarrassed to say. Actually, there is a lot I don't remember lately and I am starting to get worried about...
Forum: Multiple Sclerosis 01-02-2009, 03:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 947
Posted By pokeyleggs
Thanks everyone! I truly appreciate the warm...

Thanks everyone! I truly appreciate the warm welcome. There is nothing like talking to folks who have been in at least one of our shoes, if not both. My DH tries to understand and I complain far...
Forum: Multiple Sclerosis 01-02-2009, 02:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 947
Posted By pokeyleggs
Thanks BBS1951, I was on the board so...

Thanks BBS1951,
I was on the board so little when the big crash happened that I missed the whole thing. I just knew I had to start over with a new ID thing. I kept my Pokeyleggs name but had...
Forum: Multiple Sclerosis 01-02-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,389
Posted By pokeyleggs
Thank-you BBS. I am more than happy to share the...

Thank-you BBS. I am more than happy to share the benefits of water therapy! If your friend wants any more info just let me know and I will PM you with my e-mail.

I never anticipated the pain...
Forum: Multiple Sclerosis 01-02-2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,389
Posted By pokeyleggs
Thank-you for the welcome and I will go back and...

Thank-you for the welcome and I will go back and read the past threads.
I am looking forward to staying in touch with the forum again and I hope to encourage others to try the water therapy! Its...
Forum: Multiple Sclerosis 01-02-2009, 12:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,226
Posted By pokeyleggs
I had my first bout with MS symptoms right after...

I had my first bout with MS symptoms right after the birth of my 3rd child. Vertigo, and it was not fun. It took approximately 10 years of crazy come and go symptoms, MRI's, several misdiagnosis,...
Forum: Multiple Sclerosis 01-02-2009, 11:47 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,389
Posted By pokeyleggs
Hi all, I just got back to the forum after...

Hi all,
I just got back to the forum after being away for a long time and was delighted to see the Swim Club thread.
I grew up a competitive swimmer and thank God (and my mom for making my...
Forum: Multiple Sclerosis 01-02-2009, 10:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 947
Posted By pokeyleggs
Oopps! MS Monster Mes!= MS Monster Mess! ...

Oopps!
MS Monster Mes!= MS Monster Mess!

Barbara in Houston
AKA Pokeyleggs
MS, Brain, Spine, Baclofen
Should be taking more drugs( According to Neuro ) but I hate taking them!
Forum: Multiple Sclerosis 01-02-2009, 10:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 947
Posted By pokeyleggs
Red face Re-introducing myself, Ive been MIA for a long time

Hi everyone,
Its been months since I last posted to the site and I have only been popping in and out a few times over the last couple of years. I was much more active when going through...
Forum: Multiple Sclerosis 04-19-2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,300
Posted By pokeyleggs
Thanks for the input everyone, of course now...

Thanks for the input everyone, of course now that I complained about it, it is much better today. But, I still greatly appreciate the advice. I don't like complaining to my husband about every...
Forum: Multiple Sclerosis 04-18-2008, 10:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,300
Posted By pokeyleggs
Thank-you 0357, I just got back in and saw...

Thank-you 0357,
I just got back in and saw your reply. What were the results of you swallowing test if you don't mind me asking?
Barb
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