Staying Positive After a Set Back

I had my routine follow-up appointment with my specialist today. It didn’t go as planned and I must say I took it hard. What upset me even more was that…

A New Path Forward: Positivity and Lifestyle

This winter has been the hardest for me in terms of depression. I feel like I should be so much further ahead. What I mean by that is further along…

New Year New Me: Bye Bye Resolutions

Welcome to 2019. For a lot of people the new year marks a clean start a fresh slate a new beginning. We go through the rituals of making resolutions. Resolving…

Coping with Depression and Myasthenia Gravis

Have you ever driven somewhere and it seems to always take longer to get somewhere than it does it get back? I feel like the opposite is true for me…

Pills and Potions: Cellcept

Another day, another pill. At least that’s how it was beginning to feel for me in my treatment journey. Let’s set the scene. As I was rounding my 5th month…

A Good Doctor Is Hard to Find

I’ve heard of bunch of sayings over the years. “A good man is hard to find.” “Good help is hard to find.” But I say “a good doctor is hardest…

Fear of Showing my MG

Fear: a distressing emotion brought about by impending threat danger or pain; concern or anxiety; something that causes feelings of dread or apprehension. I’ve talked about fear before but it…

Unpretty: MG Stole my Self Esteem

Today I looked at myself in the mirror and liked what I saw. Not on a conceited tip like “damn I look good” but I don’t remember the last time…

Pills and Potions: IVIg

Annnd we’re back with another edition of Pills and Potions. We dug in to Mestinon. We deep dove into Prednisone. Now it’s time to drip into IVIg. If you haven’t…

Chronically Ill and Depressed

Being diagnosed with myasthenia gravis may have been the most paramount obstacle of my life. One day I was perfectly fine and the next day I was “ill”. I was…


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