Did I Ever Tell You About Lucy?

Lucy, our Papillon-Dachshund cross, my fur baby, I love you always. Thank you for always being there, this blog is for you.

Emotional Steps

Even if we don’t see each other on our paths, we know that we are not alone.

Conquering Mountains Figuratively and Literally: A Climb With MS up Kilimanjaro

As long as I can, I will try to climb mountains, travel the world and truly live life to the fullest.

Gray Matter

 “She cries a lot,” I said. “And she says such strange things. Are you sure it’s not affecting her mind?” 

Hello Stranger

MS rendered me ineligible for deployment, dead-ended many assignment opportunities, and I eventually decided to retire.

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How Early Does MS Begin?

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Yes, I Still Care About How I Look

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My Elusive MS Diagnosis

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Driver’s Test From Hell

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What I Hope You Remember

It’s how I know that you will shine brighter than the stars we wished upon.

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You Can Run, but You Can’t Hide

After many years of hiding, I decided to give one of these MS groups a… Read More

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Where Have All My Friends Gone?

Maybe someday your old friends will come back around. But until then, keep advocating for… Read More

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My Quest for My MS

He informed me, I had primary progressive MS instead of relapsing-remitting MS.

Disclosing My Diagnosis and Finding My Voice

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My Life Living With Multiple Sclerosis and Surviving Breast Cancer

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Peer Pleasure – Not Pressure

A peer is a lifeline. Finding someone to talk with that is living in the… Read More

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5 Things To Know About the Inflation Reduction Act & MS Medication Costs

The entire MS community recently celebrated a victory with the passage of the Inflation Reduction… Read More

Age Ain’t Nothing but a Number

As I soon turn 29, I look back at my younger self and think, how… Read More

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Harnessing Destructive Forces

So much of my daily strength is turned into a mask that I wear.

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