Sniffles Not as Cute as a Hamster

Multiple Sclerosis takes flight It started innocently enough.  A sneeze, that’s all.  Just one little achoo and then people were wishing me polite blessings from the big guy in the sky, even higher than we were. “God bless you,” from the couple across the aisle. “God bless you,” from the flight attendant who just handed … Read more

A Few of My Favorite Things Times 3

A multiple sclerosis Thanksgiving post I actually wrote this past on a previous Thanksgiving.  Yet, I’m still super thankful for all the same things!  So I thought I would share it with you once again.  Have a wonderful holiday friends…. For some insane reason, I can’t get the above song out of my head even … Read more

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