I Can Run a 5k… Then Can’t Lift a Spoon

The thing that healthy people just can’t get their head around is the fact that this condition FLUCTUATES.

Shot in the Arm That I Sorely Needed

While wondering whether winter or the pandemic will ever end, I also wondered whether I could even get vaccinated.

Why Did I Wait So Long to Join an MS Support Group? Misguided Fear.

As my local MS support group signed off at the final meeting of 2020, I regretted that it had taken me so long to become a part of their MS community, wait, let me rephrase, of our MS community.

Answering 12 COVID-19 Questions: Part 3

The National MS Society convened a group of MS experts to develop recommendations regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and those living with MS. We’re answering your top questions..

COVID Cleanliness

A year later, and I’m pretty sure a small child has wandered in and is buried under our pile of laundry.

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