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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