Gina Blue is Disabled Too

A chronic illness companion My car and I go back a long way, 10 years to be exact.  She was a pretty, blue, 2005, used Toyota Corolla that I bought in 2004. No, that is not a typo or a result of MS brain fog.  Weird as it seems, the 2005 cars came out early … Read more

Zen and the Art of Resting

Multiple sclerosis procrastinating, I mean, meditating When I was in college, some three trillion, billion years ago, most of my dorm mates had to read a book called Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.   I wasn’t in the class that assigned the book and so I didn’t have to.  Back then I cared very … Read more

100 MS Episodes

Multiple Sclerosis Comedy Stop the presses! Call Willard Scott! Light the candles! I’m turning 100 today! And believe me; I have the aches, the pains, the pills and the posts to prove it! Perhaps you’re confused. While MS often makes me feel 100, you are thinking to yourself, she can’t really be THAT old, can … Read more

MS Puzzle Pieces

Clearing up some multiple sclerosis crazy Multiple sclerosis is nothing if not a frustrating learning curve. Wikipedia’s definition of a learning curve (and who knows where THAT comes from), states “the increase of information is sharpest after the initial attempts, and then gradually evens out, meaning that less and less new information is retained after … Read more