I’m Sorry

I’m Sorry

  I apologize.  A lot. Sometimes I blame my quick expression of regret on my lack of self-confidence.   I probably screwed something up, so it is just easier to apologize, accept the blame & move on…..till the next goof-up (‘cuz there will be more!).   But other times I blame multiple sclerosis for my short …

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No-No-November

No-No-November

  We’re into November and it is already downright boring. I think the month of November is the lull between October’s beauty & fun of halloween…to Decenber’s bustling Christmas season. November is the straight rail of a roller coaster between two hills.   Oh sure, the month has it’s holidays; Veteran’s Day & Thanksgiving–for one, …

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Pop Quiz

Pop Quiz

    It’s time for a Pop Quiz! So grab a #2 and a scrap of paper to test your knowledge of nonsense & tomfoolery. Let’s begin…..   Question #1   This picture is an example of:     A.  Proper length of a suit jacket. B.  The excitement of live sports. C.  My typical view …

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Candy Corny

Candy Corny

  Fall is my preferred season of the year.  The cooler temps.  The vibrant leaves.  The candy…candy corn, in particular. And not just the white, orange & yellow candy corn that’s so common in the aisle.  But MY favorite, Harvest Corn, which only makes its appearance in autumn.   Harvest Corn, formerly known as Indian …

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#700

#700

  This is it.  A rather subdued celebration of this being My Odd Sock’s 700th post.  As low-keyed as the grand opening of yet another Starbucks. Yep, seven hundred.  That is CRAZY.  I never figured to reach that number when this craggy website first opened for business back in July of 2009.   I thought …

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My 25th MS Anniversary

My 25th MS Anniversary

  Are you curious as to why I am celebrating? It’s because September marks my 25th MS anniversary! Hol-ee crap.  A quarter century.  I haven’t been this happy since I stepped on a nail. It was early September of 1996, when during a routine physical, my family doctor said “I think you have multiple sclerosis.” …

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In the Buff

In the Buff

  I’m all in for better living.  So when a new study was released and published, it piqued my interest! The study found that sleeping in the buff is quite beneficial. Apparently ditching your panties & p.j.’s improves your quality of sleep. It helps you fall asleep faster by allowing your body to cool itself …

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MS Commercials

MS Commercials

    It’s a weirdly heavy feeling one gets when watching television with family & friends and a commercial comes on touting the newest prescription drug for MS. Even worse when it’s the medication YOU take! Everyone in the room knows you have MS.   And many know it’s your drug of choice.   Happens to …

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Wild West

Wild West

  Looking through old photographs allow you to remininsce of good times with family and friends. Pictures stir emotions of the past.  Capturing happy events, people & places of years gone by. Well, sometimes. Just the other day I found a photo from a family vacation during my childhood. I was about eight years old, …

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What A Difference

What A Difference

  She was noticeably upset sharing the story of her father’s situation. How a bum knee hampered his once busy lifestyle. He was due a knee replacement in the coming weeks but till then was forced to use a walker. “He struggles to get around.  And he almost fell once!” she said in near tears. …

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