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Sleep Pattern

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

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      Of all the silly, crazy things multiple sclerosis does to your body during the day, the fun doesn’t stop when the sun goes down. Heck no! With a shift change, the MS Night Crew clocks in & takes over for even more merry mischief.     While most MS-free folks are peacefully […]

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Studies Show

Monday, January 16, 2017

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    We live by the numbers.  Or so it seems. Apparently the number-crunchers do studies & collect statistics on every crazy, conceiveable thing you can imagine. Those of us with multiple sclerosis aren’t exempt from the studies either.   Did you know….. 85% of people are diagnosed with relapsing-remitting MS at onset. And of […]

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Royal Flush

Monday, October 31, 2016

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    I shuffled into the restroom at the roadside McDonalds. With multiple sclerosis, when the urge hits–you must take care of business! That’s the great thing about McDonalds–they’re everywhere.  I call them “America’s corporate rest stop.” It also may explain why the arches are golden…but that’s a whole nuther discussion!     Making my […]

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Driving Me Nuts

Monday, October 24, 2016

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  Having multiple sclerosis challenges so many aspects of your life. From the simpliest task to the most difficult situation, an MSer battles far greater adversity than just stepping over a high curb.   One thing we do is drive and/or ride in a motor vehicle. We think nothing of a 40 minute drive to […]

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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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On The Scale

Monday, November 9, 2015

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  Several years ago while waiting in the neurologist’s office, I began to look around.  (I’m nosy that way) Amidst the books, wall posters & models of the brain, I noticed a chart on the bulletin board. Curious, I peeked closer. What I saw disturbed me.  Downright frightened me. Turns out the “chart” was acutally […]

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