Tag: MS

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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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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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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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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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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Frustration Station

Frustration Station

    “Thank you for riding MS Express, the fastest, most-direct route for disease progression. Please remain seated till the train comes to a complete stop. We welcome you to Frustration Station!”     You and I have been here before. Many times, in fact. Sometimes I get so frustrated having multiple sclerosis, I could …

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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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