How to destroy your immune system in 5 easy steps

  1. Accept the fact that you actually have MS
  2. Say yes to your neurologist when she suggests you should seriously think about going into hospital for an amazing new treatment. Soon
  3. Realise that when you look at the reasons not to go for the treatment (specifically the side effects including thyroid dysfunction, kidney failure, an annoying itchy rash) you can’t find one that is convincing enough because the chance of being healthy is overwhelmingly exciting
  4. Book time off work
  5. Buy hospital pyjamas

So I decided to go for it. “The Big One” aka Lemtrada. 5 days of 4 hour infusions in hospital which will wipe out my immune system so that it can (hopefully) reset itself and be more kind to me in the future. Then the rest of the year off to recover. Who knows what I’ll be like come 2016? All I can be sure of is that I will be in my 40s.



  1. mariudances · October 3, 2015

    You are strong and beautiful …xxx


  2. Gina Hardy · October 3, 2015

    Wow Lynne….I am just amazed at your incredible attitude to this and life. I stand in awe of you. Good luck. Will be sending a prayer on World Sisterhood Day on Monday. Love you millions xxx


  3. Fran · October 7, 2015

    Lynneface, I want to come over and give you a big cuddle. Keep up the blog girlfriend! Sending you bundles of love and positivity xxxx


    • Lynne Jarrett · October 18, 2015

      Hi Fran, I’d LOVE a Fran cuddle!!! Lots of love to you too xxx


  4. Suzy · October 14, 2015

    Inspiring stuff sweetheart! Stay strong and get stronger….we can’t wait to see you and introduce you to the Moll doll….whenever you are up to it let me know! Am also good at bringing cake and funny stories 😚💖xxx hope it’s going well and to hear good news soon xxx


    • Lynne Jarrett · October 18, 2015

      Hi Suzy, Your Moll Doll is absolutely beautiful and I can’t wait to meet her. Such a gorgeous family you have. See you soon and lots of love xxx


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