Latest Posts from David Spero, RN

Sleep Is Good Medicine

Sleep Is Good Medicine

When it comes to keeping healthy, medical experts always talk about diet and exercise. They don’t talk about sleep, but in my experience, sleep has been...

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Don’t Panic! Managing the Ups and Downs of MS

Don’t Panic! Managing the Ups and Downs of MS

Forty years with multiple sclerosis (MS) have taught me a lot, but there are two things I’m still trying to learn: Not to panic when a new symptom shows up ...

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Sex and Intimacy With MS

Sex and Intimacy With MS

When my partner and I got together in our 20s, sex was our best thing. We had compatible philosophies of life. Neither of us was much interested in money ...

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Living Within Our Limits – Accepting and Adapting

Living Within Our Limits – Accepting and Adapting

After my first multiple sclerosis (MS) relapse, I wanted to get back to normal as quickly as possible. I wanted to resume playing basketball, restart working ...

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Helping Your Helpers

Helping Your Helpers

The best thing I’ve learned from multiple sclerosis (MS) is how to be helped. At first, I didn’t want people’s help. I didn’t know where to find it, how to ask ...

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Connecting With Other Patients

Connecting With Other Patients

Multiple sclerosis can be a lonely road. Every case is different, so our friends, our family, even our doctors do not really know what we’re going through. ...

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