Tag: Dr. Phil

Sweaty Conversation

Sweaty Conversation

      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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Quit Your Belly-Aching

Quit Your Belly-Aching

If you don’t mind, I gotta get something off my chest. It’s been bothering me for some time now, so maybe it gets your knickers in a twist as well. Fact is, I have multiple sclerosis.  You probably have MS too. Either that or you have some other gimpy malady that lumps you in with …

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Conversation Killers

Conversation Killers

Conversation Killers. When a conversation comes to a screeching halt. When someone pulls the emergency brake during a discussion. Sure.  You’ve been involved in a gabfest when something is said that suddenly sucks the air out of the room. And if you have multiple sclerosis, the guilty conversation killer may just be your illness! I’ve …

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My Doc Is Right For Me

My Doc Is Right For Me

A My Odd Sock apology.  I’m having a Dr. Phil moment. My doc is right for me.  And me for him.  We’re a good fit. We both do our best to keep multiple sclerosis at arm’s length. Finding a doctor that suits your style is half the battle when combating MS or ANY disease for …

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MS Embarrassment

MS Embarrassment

Sorry, but please enjoy this “best-of-the-worst” My Odd Sock.      “Can you believe he goes out in public like that.” “He use to be a runner, now look at him.” “First, a cane.  Now a chair.  He has gone downhill fast.”   Have you heard comments like these? I have.  Fortunately, I’ve only heard …

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Making it official.