Meet Me in the Windy City

Chicago MS Summit  Part 1 My blogs this week and next detail my unique version of the events that transpired during an MS Summit sponsored by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation. Novartis provided all the airfare, hotel, meals and travel costs for this summit. When I first started writing about the crazy and frustrating aspects of my … Read more

Lies, Lies, Lies, Yeah-Re-release

A now old, but new MS symptom So my computer is back and I’m getting caught up.  And I’m finally rested and refreshed after a fun, paid weekend away in the windy city.  More on that later in the month as I can’t go to Chicago without coming up with at least one blog about … Read more

No Curtains for You

A multiple sclerosis shopping escapade We were going on a road trip, my mom, our friend Annmarie and I.  The goal was curtains.  I didn’t need curtains.  I probably needed to wash the curtains I had, but I had curtains.  The ones in my kitchen and living room were left over from the previous tenant … Read more

This MS Moment is Brought to you by the Letters ‘F’ and ‘U’ and the Number ‘2’

Multiple Sclerosis looks to Sesame Street for support It’s been kind of a frustrating week.  So frustrating that I didn’t have the piece of mind to write a new blog.  And so the frustrated me offers up one of my favorites……. It was Elmo that finally did me in.   Yes, Elmo, as in Tickle Me.  … Read more

Growl, Growl and Howl

Multiple Sclerosis is ticking me off! While my blog and my book both strongly suggest that laughter is a valid coping mechanism, I never meant for my fellow MS’ers to think that humor is all there is.  Lots of other emotions are necessary on this crummy, sucky journey of life with a chronic illness. For the … Read more