Do Not End Up On The Floor Naked. That is an important goal for me. I think this is an unspoken goal my kids have for me as well. I know one kid specifically asked that I not fall. At the time I agreed easily as I had yet been unable to get back up.… Continue reading Do NOT End Up On The Floor Naked
Rollator, the new paper clip?
Rollators are a mobility device. They are a step up from canes for providing stability. For people with stamina issues a rollator with a seat provides a place to sit and rest also. I have used a rollator with a seat for about 2 years for these reasons. I have also found the rollator useful… Continue reading Rollator, the new paper clip?
With MS you frequently run into difficulty doing something that was easy the day before. Saying some equivalent to "Errr" will not make it suddenly work. It will help to get the frustration out. But then you are facing the need to do the task/activity or skip it. Sometimes skipping for now works. If now… Continue reading Tips/Hacks
Going Gluten Free?
Are you planning or considering changing your diet to be gluten free? One of the first questions newly diagnosed MS patients ask is "do I need to follow a special diet?" Gluten free or a diet that requires gluten free is a popular response. I became gluten free and this is what it is like… Continue reading Going Gluten Free?
I can’t unsee that!
We have all seen at least one thing we wish we hadn't. We may have even said "Really??!! Thanks a lot! I can't ever unsee that!" As MS patients there are some symptoms we want to remain invisible to others. In the safety zone of a support group we will share details, stories, and even… Continue reading I can’t unsee that!
Multiple Sclerosis(MS) and Me
I am not a trained medical professional. I am a person with Multiple Sclerosis. A chronic disease patient. A Snowflake. Multiple Sclerosis, MS, is an autoimmune disease. Which means the body’s immune system is attacking the host’s body. Attack of the body snatchers? Seems like it, but this is not science fiction. No hero will come… Continue reading Multiple Sclerosis(MS) and Me