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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


    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


    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


  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


    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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