Tag: Myelin

MS Bingo

MS Bingo

    If you are reading this, two things are certain: 1)-  You have multiple sclerosis (Or some related chronic ick.) and 2)-  You LOVE playing Bingo.   That’s why My Odd Sock has combined the two to present “MS Bingo!!!”   Below are several specially-created, MS-inspired Bingo cards to get us started…..   Card …

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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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I Told You, Remember?

I Told You, Remember?

  “I told you, remember?” I don’t know about you, but I get that alot. A-LOT. During conversations with loved ones, I’ll ask a question and hear “I told you, remember?” as their response. Sometimes it clicks and I’ll say…”Oh yeah.” Other times it fizzles & peters out like a damp firecracker.       …

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MS ID’d. Exclusive Photos!

MS ID’d. Exclusive Photos!

Here is an encore performance of one of my favorite My Odd Sock’s. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.    DATELINE:  My Odd Sock Laboratory 12/01/09   With startling new evidence, researchers at My Odd Sock Labs have uncovered up-close, never before seen footage of the debilitating disease widely known as …

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One Mississippi Two Mississippi

One Mississippi Two Mississippi

Please take a one-two-three count before you enjoy this rehash My Odd Sock… One Two Three This may be the count of kids playing “Hide-N-Seek.” Or, someone trying to keep their cool in a stressful situation. But in this case, it’s neither. Here I’m referring to the “One-Two-Three Mississippi” lag time it takes one with …

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The True/False MS Quiz

The True/False MS Quiz

    How much do you really know about your multiple sclerosis?    Take this short true/false quiz to find out.    (I always loved true/false questions in school—at least I had a 50% chance of getting it correct!)       So sharpen your pencil and let’s begin…..             (True or False)   …

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MS & The Sexes

MS & The Sexes

    It’s nothing earth-shattering in the fact that twice as many women have MS than men.  (I’m happy to be one of the “lucky” guys!) I’m just curious to know if MS affects men differently than it does women. Sure, physically it seems to be the same between the sexes…myelin damage, foot drop, numbness, …

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I Wanna Help

I Wanna Help

  One of the toughest challenges in dealing with multiple sclerosis is the feeling of helplessness. In other words, you want to help….but you can’t.   We are doing some home improvements around the My Odd Sock HQ.  Mostly hired help but partly do-it-yourself (to save moolah). So the other day we had three very generous …

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Schooled By A Three-Year Old

Schooled By A Three-Year Old

Enjoy this encore presentation of My Odd Sock!    (Fancy talk, eh?)      She wasn’t shy.  Nor intimidated. She walked up to me and gingerly picked up my cane which was leaning against the table. “Don’t touch that” her mother said. It’s OK” I replied.  “You can play with it” I said to the little …

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Making it official.