Tag Archive | "Wheelchair"

Studies Show

Monday, January 16, 2017

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    We live by the numbers.  Or so it seems. Apparently the number-crunchers do studies & collect statistics on every crazy, conceiveable thing you can imagine. Those of us with multiple sclerosis aren’t exempt from the studies either.   Did you know….. 85% of people are diagnosed with relapsing-remitting MS at onset. And of […]

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Party Pooper

Monday, January 2, 2017

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        I’m always sorta glad when the holidays are over. The social atmoshere of family gatherings, Christmas parties & New Year festivities make me stick out like Santa Claus during Hanukkah.   Mind you, I was never a life of the party. But I was certainly a more active participant in years […]

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MS and the Makeup Mirror

Monday, August 22, 2016

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    MS and the makeup mirror? What on Earth does a makeup mirror have to do with multiple sclerosis? Now before you think My Odd Sock has blown a hole in the toe, let me explain.   It’s no surprise to someone when I tell them I have MS. Outfitted with canes, a wheelchair, […]

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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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Blessed

Monday, July 11, 2016

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      He described how he watches people. Noticing them not by looks or what they wear, but their eyes. “And you are blessed” he said to me. I gave him an “Aw shucks” kind of fidget followed by “I have lost a few pounds lately.”     He smiled and explained that he […]

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Twenty Things I Have Learned Having MS

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

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How many can you relate with?  Please enjoy this re-run of an old My Odd Sock…..       It’s true.  My Odd Sock has been away for quite a while.  (Just long enough for the nightmares to subside, right?)   But my time away hasn’t all been wasted.  (Most of it yes, but not […]

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