I belong to the Chronic Illness Bloggers Network, but you might not know it. I haven’t posted about my life with MS for quite a while.
Is this the new normal?
Regular exercise is important for many reasons. It’s especially crucial to stay active if you have a chronic illness.
This heat wave is reminding me that I have MS. It’s not that I forget I have the disease. I remember it every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday when I take my Copaxone injection. I remember it when I’m walking around the gym on wobbly legs. You get the picture. My mild disability makes itself known […]
When I attended UT Martin for undergrad, I went to plays and student recitals a lot. I need to go back to doing that. It would certainly inform my art and writing. It would definitely enrich my spirit! I am lucky to live in Bloomington, Indiana. It’s the home of Indiana University where you’ll find […]
I’ve cooked too much food over the course of the last two or three months. I blame my Instant Pot. Yes, it’s as wonderful as everyone says it is, but all of the recipes I tried were designed to feed the family. I am but one woman with a husband who refuses to eat the […]
Previously A few weeks ago I talked about being sick and having extreme tingles. I was beginning to think I might be experiencing my “new normal.” This must be how people with chronic pain feel most of the time. Getting help It occurred to me that relief could be found with the help of a […]
I’m always on the lookout for information about Multiple Sclerosis. Recently, I found Dr. Aaron Boster’s YouTube channel. Boster is a clinical neuroimmunologist specializing in multiple sclerosis (MS). He is based at OhioHealth in Columbus, OH. Here’s a recent video from Dr. Boster about MS symptoms. He explains how one symptom can effect other symptoms. […]
I came down with a cold, or something that resembled a cold, a few weeks ago. I took a Monday off and then worked the rest of the week. I did the same the next week because I thought I was better. I should have taken a few consecutive days off because it seems that […]
I think I’ve been suffering from a cold for the last week or so. It’s hard to tell with me. When I think I have a cold, I get a little post-nasal drip and congestion behind the eyes. I don’t get the traditional stuffy nose. My energy level is lower than usual, and I need […]