Judy Kazakawich, Columnist, MSnewsChannel.com
I've really noticed an improvement in all aspects of my life and I've
only been on tecdifera since July 3rd. I know I'm doing better because
my family notices such a change as well as many comments from my
For any other angels that are starting tecdifera I wish you the very best.
been very fortunate in that the heat doesn't bother my ms or make it
worse. The books all say that heat is not good for people with ms but I
guess I have to be different. I've always been a sun
and when diagnosed thought that might end - but no, not for me. Infact
there was a time when my legs were achy and I'd sit in the sun and the
heat just soothed the pain. Also I even have pretty warm-hot baths. I've
never really been able to shower because of my balance and closing my
eyes just made it so much worse. So I'm a bath girl. We even tried
buying shower doors for the tub but instead of falling to the right or
left (which the doors would stop me) nope I've gotta fall forward or
backwards. After a few terrible falls I just gave into being a bath
girl. Hey it's alright I can even relax and read :-)). Can you tell I'm
trying to convince myself?
So far this summer I've done
fine, even with the heat. My sister, who also has ms has found the heat
bothers her more this year but she also is not doing as good as she was
But my biggest
test was getting in and out of the boat. I'm having such a great summer!
I spend a lot of time out on the deck enjoying the flowers as well as
weekends away camping.
Sending much love and prayers and tons of (((HUGS)))💕💕