Tag Archive | "foot drop"

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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MS-A-Day Calendar

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

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You may have received a page-a-day desk calendar as a Christmas gift.  But did you get one like this? Enjoy this re-run of My Odd Sock’s “MS-A-Day Calendar”…..     Dogs.  Cats.  Jokes.  Trivia.  Recipes.  Sports. They make those page-a-day calendars for almost everything. Almost. They forgot chronic disease.         That’s why […]

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Sliders: the foot-drop perspective

Monday, October 17, 2016

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  “Take a step in my shoes” is an all-too familiar quote.  And when you have multiple sclerosis & MS related foot-drop in particular, “taking a step in my shoes” can be difficult–if not darn near impossible. That’s why with foot-drop, the proper shoes are a prerequisite. In most cases, every MSer has a favorite […]

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MS A TV Show

Monday, September 26, 2016

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    Time for some fun with multiple sclerosis! Let’s take a TV show…and add a pinch of MS. This bit was inspired by Margaret, a long-time My Odd Sock reader & fellow MSer.  She even contributed a few programs of her own! Ready to play? Join us as we “MS A TV Show”…..   […]

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A Matter of Inches

Thursday, August 11, 2016

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    Life is a long, long journey. But when you have the ickies like multiple sclerosis, the teeny-tiniest part of the journey can be the most challenging. Not miles, meters or even feet. With MS & MS related foot-drop, the biggest hurdles in life can be measured in inches.  (Often even less than that!) […]

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Playing Footsie

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

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    I do not have a foot fetish. It only appears that way. Through illness (multiple sclerosis), I have become obsessed by how feet do their thang (or how they don’t in my case). Though I am not alone in my preoccupation as most MSer’s I know have the same problems.  A “one-size-fits-all” if […]

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