Oh man, the only thing I miss about living in the South is Popeye's. Tried a Popeye's near Chicago and it just wasn't the same. Almost a good thing there isn't one near me.
Our bodies are weak and tired enough from trying to compensate for the effects of MS, any tiny bug or infection that joins the onslaught can enhance our symptoms. I say "can" because, of course, not all of us react this way. Erin, you might be having a psuedoexacerbation brought on by your body working extra hard to fight that borderline UTI. I hope that's all it is, and once it is out of your system you feel back to your normal!
Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (or maybe RR), diagnosed '00
"Life is a lemon and I want my money back!"
"No more turning away from the weak and the weary.
No more turning away from the coldness inside.
Just a world that we all must share.
It's not enough just to stand and stare.
Is it only a dream that there'll be no more turning away?"