Tag Archive | "Acceptance"

Do You Prep?

Monday, January 23, 2017

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      There is a big day looming on my MS horizon. Appointments. Not one.  Not two.  But three appointments in a single day.   A trifecta of care at the Mellen Center of the Cleveland Clinic.         I’ll begin with a morning session of Botox injections in my legs to […]

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Party Pooper

Monday, January 2, 2017

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        I’m always sorta glad when the holidays are over. The social atmoshere of family gatherings, Christmas parties & New Year festivities make me stick out like Santa Claus during Hanukkah.   Mind you, I was never a life of the party. But I was certainly a more active participant in years […]

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Change

Monday, November 14, 2016

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    A lot of change has occurred in recent days. A change in seasons. The weather changed. Some changed their clocks. In sports, champions change. Ranking change.  Relationships change. Even last week we had a change in leaders.   And through all this change, one thing remains steadfast—we have our multiple sclerosis. MS hangs […]

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Sweaty Conversation

Monday, October 10, 2016

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      The morning was cool. Perfect weather to forgo my usual solitary workout in the basement and drag my MS-laden body to the local high school track for a stroll. I prefer walking on a track as there is no worry about uneven surfaces or hills. The downside of going to the track […]

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MS and the Makeup Mirror

Monday, August 22, 2016

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    MS and the makeup mirror? What on Earth does a makeup mirror have to do with multiple sclerosis? Now before you think My Odd Sock has blown a hole in the toe, let me explain.   It’s no surprise to someone when I tell them I have MS. Outfitted with canes, a wheelchair, […]

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Not The Only One

Monday, January 4, 2016

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        I tend to forget.  A lot. I don’t put the entire blame on icky MS.  Just some of it. Most I owe to a lack of perspective. A lapse of judgement. A brain fart, if you will.     Because after living with multiple sclerosis for 19 years now, I have forgotten how […]

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