I had big dreams and I wasn’t about to let being a kid get in the way. I was willing to sacrifice aspects of my childhood in order to get a head start on adulthood if that’s what it took. … More The Epitome of Prudence
In my previous life I very well may have wielded the lasso of truth and been capable of withstanding magic and fire with my Amazonian strength, but in this life I am just a regular ole’ woman. I am strong, no doubt and I am pretty clever, but there is nothing wondrous about me. Sometimes … More I Am Not Wonder Woman
A few months ago, I came across a video of an interview with an elderly woman named Flossie Dickey. Flossie is celebrating her 110th birthday in the assisted living facility where she resides and the interviewer wants to know her secret to a long life. Flossie’s answer is priceless and it has stuck with me. You can view a clip … More I Don’t Fight MS. I Just Live With It.
My brain goes nonstop. I don’t know how to just not think or worry about things. When I’m sitting in traffic or waiting on the elevator I’m worrying. When I’m suds-ing up my hair in the shower or waiting for my toast to toast I’m worrying. Worrying about things I have to do or maybe … More Life is Not a Rehearsal
I told myself that I was sick and didn’t have the time or the energy to also be my own doctor and medical care coordinator but I quickly learned that if I didn’t do it, no one else would either. … More Be Your Own Best Advocate
November 25, 2015: The day before Thanksgiving. The day before one spent with family. The day two little letters changed my life. The letters were M and S. I had known that it was a possibility for the past year and a half when I first started having neurological symptoms, but somehow I had convinced … More Two Letters