Tag Archives: life

The Sentence

When I hear about someone being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS), I feel sad – sad as I do for anyone who has received any diagnosis; but also sad because I personally remember and understand the impact of hearing the … Continue reading

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Stairway to Heaven?

It will happen to all of us.  You know what they say, “life is 100 percent fatal”, and “it’s a hard and cold fact that one out of every one person dies”, and “nobody gets out of here alive”.  Yes, … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Win at Life’s Finish Line

I put some information together for a small group of friends and have been encouraged to share it with a wider audience.  Hello wider audience.  What follows is my personal advice.   As we go through the course of our lives, … Continue reading

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About Those Photos…

If you have looked at the age progression photos I’ve put together and shared here over the last weeks, you have seen men and women physically transform through pictures as they age.  For me, and others who knew them personally, the changing faces represent … Continue reading

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5 History Lessons Genealogy Has Taught Me

In working on our family tree, I benefited from using charts and documents already filled in by other family members who did extensive work.  I’ve also benefited from having the wonders of modern technology available to me.  Notes I jotted … Continue reading

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Weather Forecast – Intermittent Thunderstorms

Water.  We need it to live.  It’s refreshing and satisfying.  It can vary in taste depending on its source – a freshwater spring, a faucet or wrapped in a bottle to preserve it’s safety and freshness.  Some say that even … Continue reading

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Proof I Existed-Part 2 Germany

As I shared in a previous post, I led a different life with legs years ago.  Shortly after marrying, we spent some years in Germany and traveled within and around the country living adventures which seem action-packed compared to my life now. With … Continue reading

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Proof I Existed – Part 1

Sometimes, when I look through pictures from my past, I have only vague memories of the things I’ve done.  My ability to go back and do the same things again is nonexistent, so it often seems the reality of what … Continue reading

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REARVIEW MIRROR – Reflections

Having a progressive illness, there are constant reminders that life is, and will continue to be, changing and increasingly challenging.  Physical abilities wane and, as they do, so does comfort and peace of mind. I’m 53 years old but really, … Continue reading

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DETOURS

Life is full of surprises – some good, some not so great, and we often have to take a different route than we anticipated, adjusting as we go. Multiple sclerosis entered my life about 26 years ago. It was an … Continue reading

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