Lost and Found

I’ve always been a writer. For as long as I can remember, writing has come easily to me. It’s therapeutic. I write when I’m sad. I write when I’m angry. I write when I’m lonely. I write when I’m trying to figure something out. For the first time in my life though, I feel like … More Lost and Found

Making it Work

Last month marked the one year anniversary of this blog and although I sat down several times to write about it, I just couldn’t make it happen. A lot of really amazing things have happened since I first started this blog and I’ve made truly remarkable progress in so many areas of my life but … More Making it Work

Little by Little

A few weeks ago my family and friends came together to support me at our local Walk MS event. They raised funds, they sacrificed their Saturday morning, they donned their orange gear, and they walked with me…all three of those sunny miles. As I walked I remembered how I struggled through the one mile route … More Little by Little

Mindful

Today I forgot that I had MS. I didn’t remember until I got to work and saw my Walk MS team sign hanging in my office. I was surprised at first, not that I had MS but that I forgot. How could I possibly forget something like that, I wondered? I felt a little guilty but … More Mindful

Balance

When you can’t always count on your body to handle the everyday things that life throws at you, you learn to listen for that little voice that says, “pace yourself,” or “skip the stairs”. It begins as a fleeting thought that’s gone before your brain even has time to process it but as time goes … More Balance

Prelapse

This disease is confusing and so utterly frustrating at times. I’ve been feeling good. Actually, I’ve been feeling great. These past 30 days have been awesome. The injections have been getting easier. I have had more energy. My mood has been up. My sleep has been mostly good, and my anxiety levels have been the … More Prelapse