Flatlined

Flatlined

  I can’t explain it, but I am D.O.A.–Doug on arrival. My head, filled with what seems like bubble wrap. Pudding is livelier. I have creatively flatlined.  Demonstrated by my recent absence from this blog. Orphans get more attention. If & when I ever get another idea it will be like lighting a match in …

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Texting MS

Texting MS

  Have you ever wanted to tell MS what you really think? Giving Multiple Sclerosis a piece of your mind? (Small children out of ear shot, of course) Well I had that opportunity after stumbling (literally) over MS’s personal number.  Seriously! Here is our texted conversation late one evening (I’m in the blue)… Hope my colorful …

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Bladder’s Worst Enemies

Bladder’s Worst Enemies

    The bladder.  Not what’s inside a football, but what’s inside your belly. The keeper of the urine.  Your purse of pee. If you have multiple sclerosis odds are you have issues with this often leaky organ.     From sneaky dribbles to full-on opening of the flood gates, there’s not much you can …

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I’m Tired Of…

I’m Tired Of…

      Here are 50 things I’m tired of…       Johnny Depp Amber Heard Multiple Sclerosis Gerrymandering  Vlad Putin Tom Selleck’s Reverse Mortgage Unopenable Chip Bags Huge Trucks & SUV’s Any of the Kardashians Ear Hair Jussie Smallett Wordle Scores Cornhole Golden State Warriors Derek Chauvin “Stages” of NASCAR Tight Jeans (on …

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Waiting Room Magazines

Waiting Room Magazines

  It would be difficult to estimate the number of hours you have spent in a waiting room over the years. At the doctor’s office, the dentist, the eye doctor.  Waiting rooms in hospitals, banks, the mechanic or the tire store. Throw in an icky health condition like MS, diabetes or heart issues and you …

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Never Used SUV Names

Never Used SUV Names

    Our roads are filled with on-the-go SUV’s and work-duty trucks. Inside are active drivers & families busy with jobs, chores and adventurous plans. The brand names of these vehicles are the best.  They convey boundless energy and beautiful journeys behind majestic nameplates of grand nature!   Look there!…It’s a Kia Sedona. I see …

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Sock Flop

Sock Flop

  Stockinged feet have long been my preferred way to pad around the house. They’re quick to put on, carefree & comfortable. Clad only in socks, my feet would move from room to room with dancer’s grace. No matter the surface.  From the plushness of carpet…to smooth hardwood…to cool tile, my feet were happy everywhere …

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20 Jokes

20 Jokes

    A recent news story detailed a man in Brazil (it’s always either Brazil or Florida) getting a 2kg dumbbell stuck in his rear end which was later removed by doctors.   In response here are twenty jokes by My Odd Sock.     1.  Made it harder to butt-dial. 2.  I’ve heard of …

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High Performance Guy

High Performance Guy

    I am not high performance, but apparently…I am. Dri-Fit apparel has been around for years.  If you aren’t familiar with the term, Dri-Fit is a polyester-type material used to make clothing by sports brands for “athletes and active lifestyles”…of which I am neither.     Yet digging through my shirt drawer, I happened …

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Expensive Stuff, Dog

Expensive Stuff, Dog

  Yeah, yeah we’ve heard it all before. The rah-rah hype of some sort of oversight looksie into the high cost of prescription meds. Advocates have called on one for years only to get a whimper of response from those in power. I decided to get off my backside to take a peek at the …

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