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 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

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

Another Christmas? Another 12 Days of Christmas, MS Style

 A multiple sclerosis Christmas carol I love Christmas. I love Christmas songs. But personally, I don’t love the 12 Days of Christmas carol.  I find it obnoxious.  Recently however, I learned that it was actually an important and secret song. Folklore has it, that this carol was written in the late 1700’s in England as … Read more

Scary Brain, Scary Movie

Multiple Sclerosis meets HALLOWEEN I didn’t mean to break my promise a couple of weeks ago; the promise where I swore I would post a new blog soon.  Technically I haven’t broken anything.  My definition of soon can be very different from your definition of soon.   But I am working on it and hope … Read more

The MS Money Suck

Multiple Sclerosis gets spending Everyone knows that MS sucks.  You don’t need a degree to be able to figure that one out.  But, if you’re one of those science type people who need an official hypotheses I can back up this statement. Hypothesis-MS sucks Examination-MS patients complaining about sucky MS symptoms Research-observation of MS patients … Read more