Tag Archive: Multiple Sclerosis

Feb 23

The Final Baby

Pregnancy is the magic pill for Multiple Sclerosis, they say. Your hormones will protect you for 6-8 weeks after delivery, they say. In a perfect world, sure. But then something unexpected happens. Instead of pregnancy la-dee-da, they say you are ‘unusual’ and should really consider your health before having more children. Women don’t relapse WHILE …

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Feb 16

Feeling Lost

I never imagined ‘do you want to end up a mom in a wheelchair’ would ever be this real. This close. Being confined to my bed with the highlight of my day being going downstairs to eat dinner with my family wasn’t exactly the push present I was shooting for. I was thinking more like …

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Feb 09

Life in a Multiple Sclerosis Relapse

I am a prisoner of Multiple Sclerosis. A prisoner of my own body. Just this afternoon I convinced my eager toddler he shouldn’t shower with me because my legs were tired. When he asked why, I told him I didn’t want to fall and hurt him. A sentence no parent should ever have to tell …

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Feb 06

Multiple Sclerosis and Breastfeeding

I did it. I made the phone call that will sever our days of breastfeeding and all I can do is lay here as you sleep and cry. And I mean straight up ugly cry. I didn’t want to make to make the phone call this early but walking is no longer on my list of …

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Dec 10

I Hate Facebook

I hate just about everything about Facebook. I hate notifications. I hated hearing “Mommy, put your phone down”. I hate the instant gratification monsters it has created. I hate how sensitive it has made people because so much context is lost in a status update. I hated reading about dying babies and ebola. I hate …

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Aug 26

The Day I Tried to Have a Normal Life

I’d like to be settled into somewhat of a normal life. Somewhat. I know it’s never going to be completely normal.   -Michael Jordan  I can’t shake the feeling responsible for the ridiculous action my eyes have been doing each and every time a certain thought crosses my mind. I feel a little broken because …

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Apr 05

My Mission to Break it Down on the Dance Floor

I admit green tea hasn’t been apart of my life for very long. I wasn’t a cradle tea drinker, nor did I require a tea stash in college. Bigelow Tea came into my life when my online family started working with them. (At least I’m honest!) Keep in mind this is exactly how I have …

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Feb 11

The Paleo Diet and Multiple Sclerosis

Paleo diet, Primal Diet, Paleodiet, Paleolithic Diet, Cave Man Diet, Stone Age Diet, Neaderthin, Pre-agricultural Diet, Hunter-Gatherer Diet Are you overwhelmed yet? I’m not going to lie and say I wasn’t overwhelmed researching The Paleo Diet and Multiple Sclerosis last night. Is it the strict dos and don’ts? Is it the lack of foods I …

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Dec 11

Wine with Mallery- The Journey with Multiple Sclerosis

I have a good excuse for being late with this Wine with Mallery, promise. This isn’t going to be a funny, or only funny to the Schuplins, Wine with Mallery. Today’s video is about 50 minutes long because it is the shortened version of my journey with Multiple Sclerosis. This is a true Whine Wine …

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Oct 09

Menopause Symptoms Know No Age Limits #PoiseFab5

My name is Mallery. I am 25. I have night sweats. I need to get serious for a hot minute so please enjoy any puns that I mix into this post. There was a point in my life where I honestly thought I was going to experience menopause before my time, I was 20 years …

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