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Date Joined Mar 2008
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   Posted 6/1/2008 5:50 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi.  Im new to this forum.  Diagnosed in 1991.  Was on Beta Seron, 1993, now having my first Tysarbi infusion tomorrow.  Im a little nervous.  Anything I can expect? Thanks.

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Date Joined Jan 2007
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   Posted 6/1/2008 7:18 PM (GMT -6)   

Hello lwkk218,

Welcome to the board!  I am so glad you found us.  You will find this to be a fun and supportive place to be.  I am on copaxone so I don't have any experience with tysabri but we have a couple of members on it.  I am sure they will be along shortly to give you words of support and advice.  Please let us know how you do tomorrow. 

Gretchen       co-moderator MS board       diagnosed with MS July 2006

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Date Joined Mar 2007
Total Posts : 260
   Posted 6/2/2008 4:42 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi lwkk218,
Welcome to the board. Geez i didn't see this yesterday, sorry. I would have tried to answer any questions you may have had, but its a little late. I hope everything went well for you today. It is very scary the first time you get your infusion, but once the first one is out of the way, it's a piece of cake. I've only had 3 so far, so i am by no means an expert, but if you have any questions for me, feel free to ask.
Please let us know how it went for you.
Good Luck
Dx MS Dec 06, Started Tysabri March 2008, Baclofen, Cymbalta

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Date Joined May 2008
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   Posted 6/2/2008 8:46 PM (GMT -6)   
I am in the process of finding out if I have MS or not. This is a great place. The pp here are very nice and supportive
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I am a mother to 4 children; James 7 mo.'s, Davey 2 yrs, Dana 4 yrs, and Anne 9 yrs.  I am currently studying to become a natural childbirth educator.... and just trying to figure out where my priorities are right now.

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   Posted 6/3/2008 1:00 PM (GMT -6)   
Hey lwkk218

Sorry, i missed this thread too! I'm really glad u'r here and am looking forward to getting to know u and learning how the tysabri will work for u. I suspect u will do fine. Welcome to the board!
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Date Joined Oct 2007
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   Posted 6/3/2008 6:31 PM (GMT -6)   
I hestitate to post cos I don't have anything to add about the meds but I'm glad you found this board too! I like it here... I like the information, tips and friendly guidance I've found since my dx... though I seem to be a "mild" case (it's just all the same nuisances I just know why now) I appreciate the reflections and humor and input around here.
Looking forward to seeing you around and getting to know you too! Welcome!
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