Saying “Yes” Until I Can’t

Have I taken on too much? Maybe, but it’s doable because, for now, MS is not making my working life impossible.

A Man Gets To Know His Limitations­ (With Apologies To Clint Eastwood)

Playing the drums, which had been effortless and fluid, has become decidedly effortful and deliberate.

MS Has Changed Me

I’m a little off and a bit quirky, but those are the things that make me special, authentic and help me inspire others.

I’m Going to Let You in on a Secret

When I made the decision to start using a wheelchair full time, it made a significant improvement in the quality of my life and in the lives of my husband and kids.

A Reflection 1 Year in: MS and COVID-19

During 2020, we were sometimes confined and isolated from friends and love ones; however, we survived.

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Impacting MS Patients in Puerto Rico

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My Life in Chronic-logical Order

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Grief and Silver Linings: An MS Diagnosis

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

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Caregivers are Special People

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Me and My “Happy Pill”

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Living the American Dream with MS

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Vote Down MS

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Learning to Like My Cane

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The Tale of the Concerned Wife and Resistant Husband

Today I realize that I’m not confined to a wheelchair. I’m enabled by my wheelchair.

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