Tag Archive | "Canes"

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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Raising Canes

Monday, December 12, 2016

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    Although being “blessed” with multiple sclerosis for over 20 years now, it has only been the last eight or so that I have been leaning on a cane.   Or ‘canes’ as I now use two. In the beginning there was the typical public embarrassment. Getting use to the stares as a seemingly […]

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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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Super Slo-Mo

Monday, September 12, 2016

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  Things are moving slowly these days. Especially when you include my feet. It feels as though I am moving through molasses.  Like the world is covered with the scratchy side of velcro–and my feet are soft & fuzzy.  (They truly ARE soft & fuzzy.)     Foot drop in both tootsies doesn’t help matters. […]

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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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Twenty Things I Have Learned Having MS

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

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How many can you relate with?  Please enjoy this re-run of an old My Odd Sock…..       It’s true.  My Odd Sock has been away for quite a while.  (Just long enough for the nightmares to subside, right?)   But my time away hasn’t all been wasted.  (Most of it yes, but not […]

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