I wanted to share this interesting TED talk I watched for my Healthcare Economics class. In the talk Ivan Oransky, a health reporter for Reuters Health discusses the culture of our healthcare in which we are medicalizing every aspect of our lives. He points out that there is a "pre" condition for everything right down… Continue reading Are we over-medicalized?
Today I had my "annual" MRI to check on the status of my Multiple Sclerosis. I put annual in parentheses because this is actually my first MRI since my initial diagnosis two years ago. I carried a baby as a surrogate for some lovely friends of mine and during that time I was not taking… Continue reading MS & MRI’s
I am not drinking enough water and I am irritated with myself for it. I have no excuse good excuse for not drinking enough, in fact my excuse is pretty lame. Typically I will buy a 2.5 gallon container of water for my office, which I consume all in one week. For some reason I just… Continue reading Not drinking enough…water
It is my two year MS Anniversary today - gosh where do I begin. I have come a long way. Going in to meet with my neurologist for the first time two years ago, I already knew he was going to say that I have Multiple Sclerosis. It had been nearly two months since my… Continue reading Happy MS Anniversary