Rejected Instant Lottery Names

Rejected Instant Lottery Names

  Instant lottery games, or ‘scratch-offs,’ are always brightly-colored tickets with cute, catchy names. You’ve seen them…’Double Doubler’, ‘Treasure Hunt’, ‘Holiday Cash’, ‘Cash Blowout’, ‘Money Explosion’ and the list goes on and on. Well I’m here to say not all instant ticket games are so cute & catchy. In fact, here’s a list of some …

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As The Myelin Fades Episode #3

As The Myelin Fades Episode #3

  Sappy music and sounds of people losing their lunch can mean only one thing. Another sad commercial from Sarah McLachlan & the ASPCA? No, but close. It means time for episode #3 on the only (thank God) soap opera created for those with multiple sclerosis (thank God again).     This is…..”As The Myelin …

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Brain Drain #27

Brain Drain #27

  Welcome to Brain Drain, the long-running bit where I let loose of things that disturb me. As you may have noticed, this is the 27th edition, and the first since “Brain Drain #26” in February. So either I am numb from annoyances…or nothing has happened in the world since then. (I wish that were …

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My MS Photo Album

My MS Photo Album

  I was looking at a calendar when I realized the date. Time to schedule a prostate exam with the doctor? Well, yes, but that’s not what I was referring to. I remembered it was my MS anniversary.  The date, way back in 1996, when my life changed forever. With that I thought I would …

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My View

My View

  My view is small, simple and low-profile. I don’t need much.  Certainly nothing fancy.  Save the frills for someone else.   With this perspective I have always preferred vehicles on the smaller side. And my current ride fits me like a well-tailored suit. Problem is, over the last few years, I have begun to …

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Rock & Rollator

Rock & Rollator

  There comes a day in life when you say “what the hell” and make the big purchase. The reckless abandon–you only live life once…purchase. For some it’s a boat or jet ski.  For others it’s a convertible sports car. For me, an MSer, it’s a new, shiny rollator.  (Wow are my nipples tender!) I …

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Bird On A Wire

Bird On A Wire

  I am thankful–thankful I’m not a bird. That’s right, a bird’s life is NOT for me. Oh it looks inviting from outside–winters in warmer weather, having the bone structure of a runway model & shitting wherever you want. But I am not that superficial.   I think there is more to life than sitting …

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Quiet As A Moose

Quiet As A Moose

  Quiet as a moose. That’s right.  It’s not a typo. Moose.  Not mouse.  Moose. Multiple sclerosis has turned me into a walking, err, scuffling noisemaker.   Hospitals could hire me to wake people from a coma. I don’t understand how it happens.  I am trying to be quiet but the harder I try-the more …

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MS The Musical

MS The Musical

Sing along with one of my fav posts…   Since its debut in 2001, Menopause The Musical has entertained audiences throughout the world. Due to their phenomenal success, My Odd Sock thought it was damn time multiple sclerosis has a show of its own. And thus, presents….. Like the predecessor, MS The Musical will showcase …

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Postal Boogers

Postal Boogers

  Enjoy this old, old My Odd Sock from 2013.  It is so yucky it deserves a 2nd look!  (New stuff coming soon!)     We’re in a sticky situation here. One from which we need to wash our hands of the problem. (And use anti-bacterial lotion if available.)       You see, we …

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Making it official.