Two more F words. Fatigue. Falling. I had a bad fall last Thursday. I was walking into Denny’s restaurant for our monthly MS self-help group. I always use my cane when I am outside. Somehow I stubbed my right foot and went right down on my face. A very wonderful, chivalrous, Good Samaritan gentleman came… Read More Fearless Friday
CALL THE NAMI HELPLINE. 800-950-NAMIinfo@nami.org M-F, 10 AM – 6 PM ET FIND HELP IN A CRISIS OR TEXT “NAMI” TO 741741 In light of the recent mass shootings and other mass terrorist events, I would like to share with you a primer on mental health. Many, if not all, of the perpetrators are found to… Read More Monday Musings–Mental Health
As I read other posts from those of you that I have multiple sclerosis, I’ve been thinking about how I would describe my symptoms as well as the process I went through dealing with the grief that came after my diagnosis. This list is definitely not exhaustive, I would love to hear what you might… Read More Fearless Friday
This morning I read a wonderful post by Jen at Tripping Through Treacle. She talked about some of the symptoms and possible solutions for what we MS’ers call cog fog. It is an excellent explanation and I would like to share it with you. You can find it by clicking here.
I am going to be unplugged for a while. Sunday I leave for Seattle to see my kids and grandkids. So I probably won’t be posting for about two weeks. I’ll check your blogs out once in a while but don’t expect a lot of activity from me! Have a blessed time! Thank you to… Read More You Behind the Illness—Told in 4’s
Well-being. What does that word mean to you? For me it is the harmony between physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual health. Having a chronic disease, sends all of those facets of wellness into a tailspin. When I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, I was at first relieved that I wasn’t going crazy. Then I learned… Read More Wednesday’s Word
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
I moved from Seattle about three years ago. We definitely had many foggy days there. Here in western North Carolina, we also experience a lot of fog it gets caught between the mountains. We’re close to the smoky mountains, and it is fog which makes the illusion of smoke. However, I want to discuss what… Read More Foggy–Daily Prompt