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MS Abbreviation quiz😊

Good Monday Morning All! We all have had a time when someone uses an abbreviation during a post that maybe we don't all know what it means. So here goes, I'll post a few here and ask you to define them. If you don't know them, this is at least the way to learn them. Please go ahead and post your answers, leave a few answers for others. ALSO, Please feel free to post questions and abbreviations that maybe you'd like an answer to define and abbreviation, @CalfeeChick, Jesmcd2 and Fancy1959 will try to answer them for you.. Let's challenge our gray matter! We'll start with a few easier ones and move along to more challenging ones. Most of the answers have been found at:

mymsaa.org/ms-information/g...

msfocus.org/Get-Educated/Co... is Multiple Sclerosis

Here goes!! AMD = ? DX = ? PCP = ? DMT = ? LP = ? MRI = ?

RRMS = ? PRMS = ?

GOOD LUCK!!!

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🙈🙉🙊 I'm not telling! CalfeeChick ☕🚲

J 🌠

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I go see my PCP tomorrow morning.😕😐 CalfeeChick Anyone want to take my place?😀

So PCP ~ Primary Care Physician and/or Provider 😄

J 🌠

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I usually have mine every other year though should probably be every year. MRI = Magnetic resonance imaging. Who is next :)

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DMT - disease modifying therapy. which for me is Glatiramer 3/wk.

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AMD = still on my to-do list

DX = 2007

PCP = still have same one since dx'ed

DMT = several

LP = once

MRI = many

RRMS = at first

PPMS = hope not

SPMS = yes

LOL = Lots of Love & Laughing Out Loud ~ terry

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You've alot of experience and handled explanations well, with a sense of humor!! Here's a few definitions for others that might read this.

AMD – Advanced Medical Directive LP - Lumbar Puncture MRI – Magnetic Resonance Imaging RRMS - Relapsing Remitting MS PPMS - Primary Progressive MS SPMS – Secondary Progressive MS

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CalfeeChick thanks. I try to take life with a "grain of salt". When I was first dx, I realized that life was about to change in ways I would not yet understand. So I gave myself the right to never have to "come to terms" with this MS stuff and the right to be angry. I shifted my focus from what was happening to my body and decided to focus on all the areas and opportunities life that MS has not yet affected. Things I used to do that I no longer couldn't I would find new ways to do them. I reinvented me. I don't have anyone to take care of or help me. If I can;t do it, it won't get done.

Being fiercely independent, I had to learn how to ask for help. It has now become easy to ask and not feel guilty for it. I don't blame the MS, I simple tell the person I need their help because I am unable to do it myself. They either help or not. I don't worry about their excuse as to why they can't help. I just keep asking till I do find someone who could.

Short and long of it. I always try to keep a cents of humor. Do I suffer? no. But my body has its days. My body has "good" and "bad" days. I roll with the punches. Do I cry, yes all the time, do I feel pain? yes. I do not deny myself the experience or feelings. I just don't focus on them.

My body has many major dx that scare the crap out of me. I just keep moving forward. I take over 15 meds daily just to function "normally" not counting the Rituxan therapy.

The only thing I have in life is choice. I have no control over my body. I choose to look at the glass as being "half full" not "half empty". I cry when I want, I lock the door close the windows and watch movies all day when depressed. I feel everything, I just do respond to everything.

Sorry for the long sermon, I'm passionate about living the best life possible. Thank you for your support. ~terry

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PCP = Primary care provider or [doctor, I'm missing the word]

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I started out with RRMS (Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis) but now, who knows!

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Dx. Diagnosis. April 2017. Hard to believe it will be a year in a few weeks.

MRI. Got a triple Friday morning. It will finally be over.

Donnie

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Time goes by fast, unless you are laying flat on your back, which I did my first 9-10 months...

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It sure does. But nothing goes very fast when you’re stuck in bed. TodayS been a major fatigue type day so I’ve been in my recliner all day and seems like it’s been 28 hours long.😒😒

Donnie

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Hopefully tomorrow will be a better day.

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Okay, Another quiz to follow soon!

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Awesome job CalfeeChick I so love this! 💕

J 🌠

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