A Doll, Not a Pretzel

An MS’er looks at the 80’s How do you describe an obnoxious, crazy, ridiculous, sometimes painful MS symptom that can’t be described?  You revert back to your childhood.  Or, your cousin’s… I was a child of the 80’s. Actually, that’s a lie.   I was an incredibly awkward pre-teen of the 80’s and then a very … Read more

Forgetting and Striding Away

Another MS attempt at getting healthy I know that memory loss is a part of MS cognitive difficulties; I just sometimes forget. Often I rely on those closest to me to help me remember important stuff.  That’s why you, my loyal and beloved readers, have let me down.  I forgot that back when I started this … Read more

The MS Art of Vindication

When science helps you kick butt I know that it’s really, really obnoxious to say “I told you so,” but man, sometimes it just feels so good. Does that make me obnoxious? What if you say “I told you so,” with a smile?  Is that better? What if you are clueless and inept when it … Read more

Healthy Voices Abound

Multiple Sclerosis goes back to Chicago! Janssen covered my travel expenses to attend HealtheVoices17.  All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own.  (Thank goodness!  It would be scary if a successful company like Janssen thought the crazy way I do!) It was the first morning.  Despite the super comfy beds in the wicked nice … Read more

Produce and Junk

Multiple Sclerosis and veggies continue to battle   If you were an earlier follower of my blog you may be familiar with my complete dislike, distrust and disuse of vegetables.  Technically, I know they’re important.  And so, little by little, baby step by baby step, I’ve been working on developing a better relationship with them.  … Read more

Holiday Heart Madness

A post Valentine MS post I’m not against Valentine’s Day.  Truly, I’m not. Let the sappy saps in love or in intense-like-flirting have their sappy day. Plus, Valentine’s Day ushers in one of my favorite holidays, half off lots of chocolate candy day, which I totally celebrate.  Where was I on 2/15?  In the clearance … Read more