Rogers Hartmann says everyday tasks are difficult because her body is bent at an angle.
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Rogers says she now sees the world like she's never seen it before—sideways. "Just the simplest things—making coffee, opening the refrigerator, feeding the dogs—it just totally drains you."

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Most days, Rogers works from her home office—the bed. On a busy day, she says she might have 15 to 20 debilitating muscle spasms, which stop her in her tracks. When this happens, Rogers says she pours herself a glass of wine and lies down until the pain becomes bearable.

"I don't have a drinking problem, but it really helps relax my body," she says. "I've decided to do whatever it takes to get through the moments like this."

Rogers also receives Botox injections every three months to alleviate some of the pain.
FROM: Dr. Oz and Michael J. Fox
Published on March 31, 2009
As a reminder, always consult your doctor for medical advice and treatment before starting any program.

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