Tag: MRI

M-R-I’m Hungry

M-R-I’m Hungry

  It has happened.  Again. A routine MRI became a freak accident at a medical center in Redwood, California.  A nurse suffered crushing injuries when she was nearly swallowed whole by a MRI machine gone rogue. But this wasn’t the only occurence.   Just last month an inmate & prison guard become stuck to a …

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MS Fact or Fiction

MS Fact or Fiction

    There is a lot of bad information online about multiple sclerosis (Much of it found here!). As a service to you, My Odd Sock has poured over this vast amount of data to sort through what is real…and what is not real is this post titled “MS Fact or Fiction.” Let us begin…..   …

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Ode To A Redneck

Ode To A Redneck

    Comedian Jeff Foxworthy is one of my favorite stand-ups.  Not only is he a nice guy (I got to work with him for a week) but his stand-up slays an audience.  Absolutely leaves them rolling in the aisles!     Foxworthy is best known for his bit “You might Be A Redneck If.” …

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Big Deal Little Deal No Deal

Big Deal Little Deal No Deal

  You are faced with challenges each & every day. And having multiple sclerosis only adds to that fact. Therefore, every day it’s your job to figure out how to deal with those challenges. To make it easier, My Odd Sock has turned it into a game!   I’ll provide the situation…then you decide if …

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Candy Hearts

Candy Hearts

Enjoy this sweet treat of a past My Odd Sock…..     Everyone adores the little candy hearts so popular this time of year. In fact, Neeco, the world’s renowned Sweetheart manufacturer, has been making them & sharing love since 1902! The touching phrases found on each heart have changed over the years, but they …

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MS Then/Now

MS Then/Now

  When you have multiple sclerosis, or any chronic disease for that matter, things change over time. Lifestyles, habits & routines evolve into a completely different scene.  I know as I’ve changed since my MS diagnosis back in 1996. Here’s a Then/Now look at a few of those changes. Maybe you can relate!…..   Silly …

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As the Myelin Fades #4

As the Myelin Fades #4

    Sappy music and endless commercials for household cleaners & walk-in tubs can only mean it’s time for another gut-punching episode of the only daytime drama devoted to multiple sclerosis. Welcome to…..”As the Myelin Fades.”       It was a beautifully-bright day outside Dubuque metro’s premier MS treatment center, but I, Dr. Scott …

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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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Door Mats For MSers

Door Mats For MSers

  Knock! Knock! Knock! There is someone at the door.  But by the time you answer it, they are loooong gone. As one with multiple sclerosis, I know.  It happens every day. If only there was a way to let them know you need an extra moment to get the door. Well now there is …

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