Tag Archives: multiple sclerosis

The Enemy Called Fear

  Fear – friend or foe? We have a natural inborn fear that keeps us from dangerous activity.  It is given in different degrees, which explains daredevil behavior in some people, and other people being plagued with anxiety.  Those who … Continue reading

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Dancing With My Star

You’ve seen or heard of the show, haven’t you?  Dancing with the Stars is a series where movie stars, professional sports players or those otherwise well known, are paired with professional dancers with whom they train for a televised competition. … Continue reading

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Adventuring – Part 2, Inside

It might have been an old Batman episode. Or maybe it was an adventure movie where the good guy is trapped.  Whatever it was, the picture in my head is clear.  It’s a room with no doors.  It has two stationary … Continue reading

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Please Call Me Charlotte

Having a progressive illness requires continuous adaptation.  When a method of accomplishing a task is no longer effective, modification is obviously mandatory. As a spider invests a great deal of its time and energy to building its home, so we create new ways … Continue reading

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Who Designs This Stuff?

Today, we start a new category.   This subject may frustrate you or humor you.  Some of you will relate to my experiences.  I used to love to travel….when my legs did as they were told.  I still appreciate being able to go … Continue reading

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Traveling With Accessories

We spent a week away visiting family.   I didn’t plan very well for packing; but really, who wants to spend the short hours of life thinking about such things?  It would have been wise to make a carefully thought-out list … Continue reading

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Remodel – Tax Deductions

Using tax deductions from the cost of your remodel requires good planning and record keeping. During our planning stage, I found a list of accessibility changes which are tax deductible.  The full publication can be found at: http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p502.pdf The list included the … Continue reading

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Remodel Recap

One of the reasons this blog was started was to share my experience in remodeling for accessibility.  Because they were some of my first posts, they are now rather buried.  In an attempt to resurrect them, I am posting a general … Continue reading

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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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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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