Tag: Rollator

MS-A-Band

MS-A-Band

      It’s time to jam with My Odd Sock’s “MS-A-Band.” What’s that? “MS-A-Band” is where we inject, err sorry, I mean infuse, eh no better, I meant add some multiple sclerosis to our favorite bands, singers & musical artists.     A fun, mash-up of music and MS.  A tingly DX of solos …

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Most Wanted

Most Wanted

      Multiple Sclerosis (MS) has claimed the #1 spot as the Most Wanted Fugitive Disease.       Across the globe, over 2.5 million people are affected by MS.  Over 400,000 people in the United States alone. MS has been accused of burglary.  Stealing independence, mobility and quality of life.  Ruining plans.  Robbing …

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Crowds, Chaos & Confusion

Crowds, Chaos & Confusion

Let’s revisit this old My Odd Sock.  I am currently “prepping” for my first colonoscopy, so no time to create a new post. Please enjoy as I gotta go.  Literally, I gotta go….      Yep, crowds, chaos & confusion.  Nothing brings this Odd Sock to his knees faster than a situation involving any of …

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The Fall Guy

The Fall Guy

    My Christmas holiday was like an old episode of TV’s “The Fall Guy.” Well, sort of. It had nothing to do with Lee Majors, star of the action-adventure series from the 1980’s.  Nor did it have anything to do with being a Hollywood stuntman turned bounty hunter (the plot of the show). I …

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What’s Going On Here?

What’s Going On Here?

                Time to answer the question on everyone’s mind….”What’s Going On Here?” My Odd Sock presents five different pictures along with several descriptions of what may be happening in each picture. Your task is to choose the summary that best describes “What’s Going On Here?”   Let’s get …

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Happy MS Anniversary To Me

Happy MS Anniversary To Me

    Feeling rather lazy today, I decided to post an article I wrote for the Ohio Buckeye Chapter Fall 2014 MS Connection newsletter.  (Yes, it is amazing someone else would let my work ruin their fine reputation!) But they did.  And here it is….     Fall holds a special place in my heart. …

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Surface Tension

Surface Tension

Surface tension is defined as the tendency of the surface of a liquid to resist an external force. In Odd Sock’s world, that means we can’t walk on water because the weight of our big butt is more than the water surface can support. But in the world of multiple sclerosis, surface tension is a …

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Disabled, Not Stupid

Disabled, Not Stupid

When one has disabilities of any kind, he or she may depend upon gizmos or gadgets to make life easier. Certainly as a fella with multiple sclerosis, I have more than my share of mobility aids, braces, special adapters & what not. But I recently came across something I DON”T need.  No one needs it …

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Winter Road Hazards.

Winter Road Hazards.

Please enjoy this cold, re-run of a My Odd Sock… With an interest in your public safety, My Odd Sock would like to remind you that old man winter’s ice & snow can make traveling quite treacherous–so be careful on your journey. Duh! This message isn’t just for those in motor vehicles. I’m speaking to …

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Going With The Flow

Going With The Flow

One cannot anticipate the unpredictability of MS. When you ying, it yangs.  Go left, it goes right. Yep, multiple sclerosis has a mind of its own.  And you can’t change it no matter what. So you better have a contingency plan. That’s what happened last week while doing some much needed weeding of the flower …

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Making it official.