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Cowardice or Bravery?

There’s a woman I know, I’ll call her Tipsy.  Tipsy has MS too. Tipsy is very unsteady on her feet.  She shuffles across rooms moving her feet about 5 inches at a time.  In the nicest way I know how, I’ve … Continue reading

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SPARE TIRES – Wheelin’ and Dealin’

The hurdle of using a wheelchair is a big step emotionally, but when the obstacles can (and sometimes must) be overcome, wheelchairs can help to maintain or bring back a portion of independence. Our local classifieds are full of listings for … Continue reading

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SPARE TIRES – Before You Buy Wheels

My Story: When walking began to be difficult and getting around was limited, I got a prescription for an electric scooter from my doctor and my insurance company sent a representative. Mistake 1: I put complete trust in the representative … Continue reading

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SPARE TIRES – Able or Cane?

MY STORY: I was feeling unsteady and knew I needed help getting around. One day years ago, on our way out of town, I stopped at the doctor’s office to pick up a cane. I honestly thought it was that simple. … Continue reading

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SPARE TIRES – When You Have a Flat

When a car tire isn’t working properly, it needs at least a spare to move without causing undue damage to other parts of the car. And so it is for our legs and bodies. The aids for mobility today are … Continue reading

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