Med Mash

Med Mash

  Just how DO they come up with the crazy-ass names for prescription drugs? One must wonder. It’s always some weird consonant/vowel combo that gives your tongue a charlie-horse trying to pronounce them. You got to be a patient AND a linguist. I have a theory.  I believe they put Scrabble tiles in a cup, …

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Things To Do While I Hunker Down

Things To Do While I Hunker Down

  During this difficult time, we are being urged to self-isolate & distance ourselves from others. Many of you may feel as though you are going stir crazy. But not me. Why not me, you ask?     Because I have come up with a list of things to do to keep busy while I …

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The Fine Print

The Fine Print

  You ever read the fine print? Ever read the legalese mumbo-jumbo terms of agreement or do you just click ‘accept’ like I do? Of course you don’t read the fine print.  Heck, you can barely see it, right? Well don’t despair, you are not alone.  I am right there with you.   Recently I …

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Brain Drain #26

Brain Drain #26

    Welcome to “Brain Drain,” the long-running post consisting of subject matter of no real importance.  Just somewhere to vent my general irritability. Let’s dig in, shall we?…     Fancy Patios     Spring is approaching fast.  And with the new season are advertisements for fancy patio furniture. These displays are beholding, I’ll …

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The Infusion Room

The Infusion Room

  There were only four of us in the infusion room on this particular day.  Four of us with arms exposed. IV’s in. Drip, drip, dripping away.     All four of us sharing the dreaded ick, multiple sclerosis. But how different each of us were when you really thought about it.   There was …

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Let’s Eatery

Let’s Eatery

  Restaurants have been around as long as we humans have been hungry.  Through the years known as diners, cafes, canteens and a host of other names. But a new name of a restaurant is getting popular in my area. Places are calling themselves an “eatery.”       Well, at least I thought “eatery” …

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Shecky Tremble (MS comedian)

Shecky Tremble (MS comedian)

  NOTE:  For the first time since this blog began in 2009, My Odd Sock hands over the reigns to the up & coming MS comedian, Shecky Tremble. The following is a transcript of Shecky’s recent performance at Gimp’s Comedy Club.  Let the show begin…..   Emcee:  “Welcome everyone to Gimps Comedy Club.  We have …

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Worst Gifts

Worst Gifts

  Birthdays.  Holidays.  Wedding day.  Valentines day.  Just because day. ANY day is special to give or receive a gift.  Am I right? Problem is not all gifts are as special as they seem. Some are downright lame.  And I have given & gotten more than my share through the years. Here are some examples… …

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Outta My Routine

Outta My Routine

I’ve been out of sorts lately.  Family matters, holidays–you know the drill.  I wanted to write about it…till I realized I wrote pretty much the same damn thing in “Outta My Routine” from 2015 as well as “The Routine of MS” from way back in 2011. So instead of writing something fresh, I am taking …

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A Christmas Quiz

A Christmas Quiz

    We are in the smack-dab middle of the holiday season. The perfect time to test your knowledge of all things Christmas. During this festive quiz, you will need to select the answer which best completes the following statements. Let’s begin…..   1.  On Christmas Eve, Santa Claus comes down the chimney: A)  so …

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Making it official.