I can’t remember exactly when it was that I realized I forgot how to walk correctly. I don’t know that there is necessarily a “correct” way to walk, but a time came for me when walking didn’t feel natural. Now I know this was a symptom of my undiagnosed MS. I looked for gait training […]
I tell people my MS symptoms aren’t that bad. Many people with the disease have it much worse than I do. All that is true, but for me it’s the small inconveniences that get me down. Shop ’till I drop Shopping for clothes used to be fun. I can’t count how many hours I spent […]
For Cee’s Which Way Photo Challenge This is from a photoshoot with my fellow Windfall Daners (back in the day). I used the images in a video that I can’t locate at the moment. Here is one I edited using various apps on iPad Pro.
I’m a woman earning a Masters degree in Library Science. That technically requires me to be a cat person. I used to be solidly entrenched in the cat camp, but when I hooked up with my husband, I moved over to the dog side. I will always love cats. I love most of the world’s […]
Sunday was my first full day out of rehab. I did some stretching and intended to do 5 minutes on the treadmill at about 1.5 mph, and then do some light strength and balance stuff. I ended up taking a shower and washing my hair using the new tub seat thing. It was tiring. My […]
From this Dailly Post I would like to conceal my walk. I would like to conceal my frailties, and hide my humanity. I’ve been having trouble with walking for a long time now. I felt my walk was uncoordinated, weird, funky, dysfunctional, inefficient, and just plain wrong. Turns out I was using legs that were […]
I have my first therapy schedule. They are a little relaxed on the weekends here, so the sessions just happened when someone came to get me . Now I can have a sense of structure. My number one goal for the short term is to be allowed to get up from sitting without supervision. Toward that […]