Cleaning Out the Closet: Latest Article on MS Connection is Now LIVE!

“Friendship is bruises, scraped knees and broken bones. If that’s too much for someone, that person is not a friend.”

In this post, I discuss the dynamic of relationships while living with a chronic illness, and how to recognize when it’s time to let go.

You can read my latest article on the NMSS’s blog by clicking HERE!

Latest Article on NMSS is NOW LIVE! And I am Sorry.

Hey everyone!

My latest article for the National MS Society’s blog is now live! I discuss some realizations I’d made after a recent (non MS-related) injury and what they could mean for my future. Be sure to check it out here!

I apologize for being so very late on getting this year’s WALK MS video out and for being so MIA lately–there has been a LOT going on this summer and I plan on writing about it or making a vlog about it later after the dust has settled and I’ve had time to digest a little. I thank you so much for your continued patience with me!

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This is fine. Everything is fine.

IOaB Named One of Best MS Blogs + New NMSS Blog is LIVE!

It’s Only a Bruise was recently named one of the best multiple sclerosis blogs by Medical News Today. Thank you so much for helping to make IOaB everything that it is and be sure to check out the other featured blogs on this list.

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As many of you know, I also write articles for MS Connection, the National MS Society’s blog (which also made Medical News Today’s top list–congratulations to all contributing writers) and my latest post is live, in which I discuss owning your MS and the invisibility that comes with it.

Bon appétit. 🍏

Life Update!

Oh hi.

It’s been awhile and I apologize for that. These past six weeks have been relentless. 

I don’t want to unload everything that life has thrown at me over the past six weeks too much here, but here’s just a sampling: significant MS attack (followed by a couple of smaller aftershocks), a close friend of mine passed away, one of my dog’s anal glands ruptured, and now….

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