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

The Curious Case of Multiple Sclerosis Part 3

Can’t Stop Going Last night happened to be one of the worst MS bad bladder nights I’ve had in a long time.  As such, I feel wicked crappy today. Or, I guess I should say, wicked pissy.   This is getting old, very old.  I’m so frustrated that I thought I should write a blog … Read more

One Pill or Another; Not Gonna Getcha, Getcha, Getcha

A tale of multiple sclerosis I dropped a pill while I was driving. My fault for multi-tasking. So what if I was driving, texting, eating pizza, grabbing the pill AND trying to open my water bottle?  My neuro-psychological testing did show that my multi-tasking skills were pretty much shot. Before you panic, I’m exaggerating.  I … Read more

H2O a Go Go

Multiple Sclerosis advice Yes friends, this is a repeat. But my brain has been a little slow lately.  And since this is one of my personal favorites, here you go…. You may think today’s blog is another one that has me whining about my obnoxious bladder. Well, it’s not. Although, to paraphrase my sister Laurie, … Read more

Shower Time

A new multiple sclerosis skill People not living with multiple sclerosis or another chronic illness can’t possibly understand the fatigue we talk about unless they have actually spent hours trying to find the energy to take a shower. It doesn’t matter if my achy body slept in til 11 or I had to get up … Read more

Another MRI? More Major Radioactive Insanity

Lessons from the tube It’s time for another MRI later this week.  This will be my 7th. Or 8th.  Or maybe this is the 9th.  Who can tell anymore?  Despite all the time I have spent in the tube, I thought I should review this old post to remember some of the lessons I previously … Read more