2017: It Can’t Stay This Way Forever

Well, I made it through 2017, and boy, was it a doozy. A good portion of this year was spent unemployed (for both my husband, due to corporate buy-outs, and me, due to workplace discrimination). Between losing our jobs and, therefore, also our health insurance coverage, 2017 left us nearly financially devastated. Tack on a …

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A Merry Sclerosis Gift Guide: 8 Gift Ideas for the Spoonie in Your Life!

Long lines at the mall, crowded parking lots, and the pressure to find the perfect gift can make holiday shopping very stressful. Any gift you give this year will undoubtedly be appreciated, but to help take a little bit of the stress out of the holiday season, I've compiled a short list of items that …

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SO MUCH NEW CONTENT and This is NOT Spinal Tap!

First, a barrage of things to read/look at: It's Only A Bruise was recently named the #10 Best MS Blog of 2017 by HealthLabs.com! Be sure to check out the other blogs on this list! I have two new articles live on MS Connection: Out of Sight, Out of Mind Silence: A Missed Opportunity for Education? …

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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 …

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