Monthly Archives: May 2014


When you move with legs, your arms are free to hold and carry things. One of the frustrating things about using mobility equipment is that using it requires hands as well as or in place of feet.  That leaves your hands and … Continue reading

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Remembering on Memorial Day

Memorial day is described as:  “An American holiday observed on the last Monday of May, honors men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil … Continue reading

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Ode to Mr. Legs

I’m so very grateful for my loving husband.  He takes good care of himself and is the picture of physically fit.  I appreciate all of the parts that  make him who he is, but I have a growing appreciation for … Continue reading

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Little green creatures. Gremlins.  Myth or fact? I think they must be real.  I believe there are spasticity gremlins that live within me. Spasticity is involuntary muscle tightening. My spasticity is now considered severe. I believe all those with MS would … Continue reading

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I did this for Mother’s Day.  While Mother’s Day has passed, it’s still May and every day is a good day to remember your mom.  It’s a bit fuzzy, but you’ll get the idea. Generations:   Generations  by Sara Groves … Continue reading

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WAIT – Author Unknown Desperately, helplessly, longingly, I cried. Quietly, patiently, lovingly God replied. I pled and I wept for a clue to my fate, And the Master so gently said, “Child, you must wait!” “‘Wait?’, you say, wait!” my … Continue reading

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Years ago, I received a video/VHS tape from the MS Society titled “Awareness”.  I must admit that I rolled my eyes and tucked it away in a corner while telling myself I was definitely already aware that I have MS. Through … Continue reading

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Last weekend, we stayed at the Best Western hotel in Manhattan Kansas.  It was a tastefully decorated, comfortable and friendly place.  We had an enjoyable stay there. This picture is from the hotel’s website. It shows the easy, level entrance to … Continue reading

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Starting your Family History Record

There are lots of ways to record family history and begin your life story. It makes sense to start with information about yourself.  Then make a list of relatives you know.  Next to names, put any information you know about them.  … Continue reading

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