Alcoholism is an insidious, generational disease. My son was swept away not only through his love of alcohol but prescription drugs as well. He was approximately three years clean and sober and seemed to be on a very good path. With alcoholism you never know when it might rear its ugly head. He relapsed a… Read More Fearless Friday
Recently, I’ve been seeing information about how itching can be an MS symptoms. Here is some information from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. I always wondered why this happened. Now, I don’t like to blame everything on MS, but this might be an answer. “Pruritis (itching) may occur as a symptom of MS.… Read More Fearless Friday
On Wednesday I wrote a blog in response to the daily prompt of foggy. I wrote about what people who have multiple sclerosis call “cog fog”. I cited an article from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s website. You can find the blog post here. Today I got my update from Multiple Sclerosis News Today, and it featured… Read More Fearless Friday
This article is fairly long and scientific, however, it’s a very good explanation of the science behind my new medicine. It is a worthy read. https://www.gene.com/stories/unconventional-wisdom?topic=multiple-sclerosis
You may be wondering if I have found a tall, dark, handsome, godly man to date. But who is ever heard the name Ocrevus? Alas, it is not a man date. Ocrevus is the name of a new disease modifying therapy for multiple sclerosis. It has been approved for relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis and primary… Read More My first date with Ocrevus!
I am so excited to announce that I have been interviewed by Christian Devotions speak upBlog Talk Radio Speak Up. The interview was done by Scott McCausey and covers some of my life leading up to and through the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis. I am able to share my testimony of how my faith was… Read More In case you missed it–great reviews!
A couple of days ago I said this about grit—It takes a lot of grit, perseverance, gumption to find victory over a chronic disease. When you hear the doctor say those dreaded words, “You have_______” (fill in the blank), your whole world starts to spin out of control. For me, when I heard that I… Read More Moxie–Daily Prompt
I have always felt like a fish out of water. I learned to swim at the age of five. And I begin competing at the age of eight. I was a lifeguard and a water safety instructor. So I’ve been around water on my life. On land I bumble quite often. If there’s something that… Read More Bumble and Tailor–Daily Prompts
Whenever I fly to Seattle to see my kids and grandkids, as a passenger on an airplane, I always call the airlines to get a wheelchair at each stop. I request an aisle seat since it would be difficult for me to get in and out of any other seat. I have found that the… Read More Passenger–Daily Prompt