Everything is going my way!

Feeling very positive right now! Continue reading “Everything is going my way!”


Driving and running and being alive

20170810_155855Today I picked up my new car! It’s always exciting having a new car, but when you’ve been off the road completely for three¬†months and very dependent on other people helping you out it is nothing short of a liberation! Continue reading “Driving and running and being alive”


Round 1 – Seven days after

It’s a week since my last infusion. Continue reading “Round 1 – Seven days after”


Getting my life back: driving

Several weeks ago, I started the process of getting myself back on the road. I thought – naively, as it turns out – that this would be relatively straightforward. Continue reading “Getting my life back: driving”


Symptoms – baseline

This will be a tedious post!

I am cataloguing all my symptoms as they stand pre-treatment. The idea is that after treatment I can refer back and see whether any of my existing symptoms have changed and what if any new symptoms have appeared. Continue reading “Symptoms – baseline”


Why the “why”?

This is Part 2 of Finding the Why.

The previous post talked about why I chose alemtuzumab treatment, and what I hoped to gain from it in terms of long term and (with hope and optimism rather than expectation) short term health benefits.

But just as important is to focus on why those health benefits matter to me. Why does it matter if I have a bunch more relapses? Why does it matter if I can keep on walking well, or if I just toddle around as best I can? Wouldn’t that be good enough? Couldn’t I just live with whatever MS has in store for me? People do. Continue reading “Why the “why”?”