Monthly Archives: June 2013

Practically Speaking

Experiencing the effects of a progressive illness is a humbling journey.  There are a great many tasks that become too difficult to do and attempting to do them creates more frustration than the end result is worth (especially when flubbing requires time and             effort … Continue reading

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Circling the Internet

The more interesting blogs I read, the more I am led to additional interesting blogs; and the reading trail I’m on never ends, just circles bigger around.   It’s like never exiting a roundabout. Reading blog posts from so many corners of … Continue reading

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MaviS

In 2000, I pulled an article out of the Fall issue of InsideMS because I thought it was very clever.  The same story can be found at the link below, but not with pictures, so I’m including the scanned original article.  Thank you, Linda … Continue reading

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This is WAR!

Like a war for valuable territory, MS has created a power struggle in me that wages war while the enemy battles to gain territory and change the borders of my being claiming acreage inch by inch on my physical abilities. … Continue reading

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When a Loved One is Diagnosed With MS

Your loved one’s diagnosis of MS has happened to both of you.  It affects both of your lives and the way you view your lives together now and in the future.  Everyone is different – the needs you and your … Continue reading

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Newly Diagnosed with MS?

Ten things I wish I’d been told when I first learned I had MS: 1. Don’t assume you will be in a wheelchair next year.  There are different kinds of MS and MS is different for every person.  You may never … Continue reading

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Staying Cool This Summer

Just got back from Lowe’s and there was a demonstration table for this product.  We bought it to try.  There are videos on the website that show the product and how it works. http://www.missionathletecare.com/products/enduracool-instant-cooling-towel-large#!prettyPhoto I’ll still have my tried and … Continue reading

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On Flag Day

I’m thankful to live in American where accessibility laws allow me to get places easier and more comfortably.  I remind myself that it’s 2012 when mobility equipment and computer technology allow me so many options. And when I have trouble being … Continue reading

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Fun Links – First

Over time, I have saved fun links.  Perhaps there are some among these you haven’t seen and you will be entertained.  I tested them, so they should all work.  A word of caution – if you have vision issues, the kaleidoscope … Continue reading

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Making A Family Cookbook

My husband’s extended family has a reunion every summer.  It’s held at an aunt and uncle’s cottage on a lake with water sports galore and people as nice as they come.  We have attended every year we could, coming from a … Continue reading

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