Tag: Handicap

MS An Adage

MS An Adage

    Everyone is familiar with an adage….those old, well-worn truths. “Out of sight-out of mind.” “Birds of a feather flock together.” “Look before you leap.”     Seems there are a million of ’em! And did you know, many pertain to multiple sclerosis? It’s true. Here are some of the more familiar MS adages….. …

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MS Horoscope

MS Horoscope

      Everyone knows a horoscope is used to forecast futures and a person’s character based on the position of stars & planets at the time of their birth. Yeah, whether or not that is true is a toss-up. Some believe.  Others don’t. But mostly horoscopes are enjoyed for entertainment with a dash of …

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Pick-A-Caption

Pick-A-Caption

        Time for a little multiple sclerosis fun (Duh, when isn’t MS fun?). In this mindless post (Duh, aren’t they ALL mindless?), you’ll be given a picture and three possible captions. Your job is to pick the caption that best describes the picture. Sound fun? So easy, let’s begin…..     #1 …

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You’re An Inspiration.

You’re An Inspiration.

  Everyone needs a little push now and then.  Something or someone that makes you want to dig a little deeper.  Try a little harder.  Go a little longer. Just don’t let that spark be me. Let’s back up slightly and I’ll explain. If you have been a reader of My Odd Sock for any …

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MS Dos And Don’ts

MS Dos And Don’ts

        Having multiple sclerosis isn’t difficult if you simply use a little common sense.   To give you some healthy guidelines, My Odd Sock has created the list of “MS Dos And Don’ts.”   Let’s get busy, shall we…..           DO be aware of your bladder.  Accidents happen.   …

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Do You…

Do You…

When you receive a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis, it changes you. Slightly, but it changes you. To help you gain a better grasp of the person you have become, My Odd Sock has come up with this simple, seven question quiz for a better understanding of how you are coping with MS. There are no …

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My Odd Sock Final Exam

My Odd Sock Final Exam

It’s the end of the school year. And time to take your final exam. Let’s see how much you know about multiple sclerosis…and what you have learned from this web site.  (Really?  Are you kidding me?) Let’s begin….. Name ______________ Question #1 This picture represents… A)   “Sticky”, Hallmark’s mascot for Secretaries day. B)   …

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MS aMuSings

MS aMuSings

        It’s time to clear out some MS related items from the My Odd Sock filing cabinet. So here in no particular order, I give you various “musings,” hopefully presented in a humorous way….thus called ‘amusings.” (Clever as mold, aren’t I?)       Stem Cell Study Update   In a previous …

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Handicap Hate Crime

Handicap Hate Crime

    Hate crimes are not uncommon these days. Terrible acts of rage and intolerance have plagued the issues of race, color, gender and sexual orientation among others. But never have crimes of hate been so blatant against one such group. Of course, I am referring to the recent attacks on one man. They are……. …

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The World Uphill

The World Uphill

    These pages are meant to describe one man’s awkward experiences in coping with multiple sclerosis—and one day last week pretty much summed up what it is like. Here is the play-by-play of my adventure…     The notice of my important meeting had been stuck beneath a Mickey Mouse refrigerator magnet on the …

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