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Saturday, May 14, 2011

life in TV

anyone truly knows me can tell you, I am a pop culture junky and severe tv show addict. Having alot of free time I have been able to view all of "24" and I'm in the middle of watching lost, in my opinion those shows have little parallels to my life with ms. How so? 24, is the tale of CTU agent Jack Bauer fighting all kinds of terrorists and baddies, I equate that to the MS trying to storm into my brain and start trouble kind of like a terrorist or anti-american bad dude and. Then it's up to Jack Bauer and CTU or my Tysabri/other meds n vitamins to bring em down and set things right! The other parallel is the TV show "Lost" this show if you haven't seen it is kind of hard to explain. it's kind of like a serious non-comedic version of Gilligan's Island, well not really but you should "wiki" the shows. Thats not as direct as my "24" references now but I find similarities on how everyone with MS is just going on with life all nice as can be (pre-MS) like life before the plane crash then all of the sudden BOOM we're on the island kind of like how some of us have the first crash or iniial incident where we fall or have vision problems. Then we deal with new problems like optic neuritis kind of like the smoke monster or the dharma bunker. Flashback scenes are always interspersed with the daily action, similar to how we might try to over investigate the time that lead up to the diagnosis.

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