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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Good News Bad News

Good News Bad News

    With everything there is good news and bad news. Including multiple sclerosis. Here are some good news/bad news scenarios you may find familiar. Enjoy…..     Good News You are just six steps from the nearest bathroom. Bad News You begin peeing after five. +++++   Good News Your doctor is happy to …

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Writings On The Wall

Writings On The Wall

  The MRI is such a familiar, routine procedure when you have multiple sclerosis. Inside the tube is so generic.  Staring at those empty walls, I think they could use some graffiti.  But what would it be? Here are some of my ideas of writings on the wall…               …

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Have Some Pride

Have Some Pride

  The following is an open letter to zombies.  This cultural phase has long run its course.  It is time to move on to something more constructive.  It is time for all zombies to take a good look at themselves and have some pride.   Dear zombies, Enough already.  Your show has ended.  Halloween has …

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A Cereal Serial

A Cereal Serial

Chow down on this My Odd Sock from ten years ago!   It’s six in the evening and I’m already thinking about………breakfast.  Aren’t you?    I’m thinking about breakfast cereal in particular—I LOVE cereal! The cereal aisle is my favorite place in the grocery store.  So many choices.  So many special offers.  So many characters …

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I Am Different

I Am Different

  It pains me to admit since my MS diagnosis in ’96—-I am different. REALLY?  How did you come to that conclusion, Einstein?  Was it the wheelchair?  Rollator?  Hand controls on your car?  Or was it the half dozen canes scattered throughout the house & garage? No no no, of course I am different physically…heavier, flabbier, …

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Making it official.