Category Archives: MS Gets on Your Nerves

Our Penitence and Our Mortality

I went to Ash Wednesday mass last week. I still don’t know what I feel about the good Lord. I don’t believe what I did. I still like going – I’ve been going to this service for most of my … Continue reading

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Zen Like

On January 6th I emailed my Neurologist to confirm I wanted to switch my MS Drugs. This morning I got the┬ánotification that while the insurance paperwork wasn’t complete, the drug company was covering my drugs anyway. 55 days. I had … Continue reading

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Things I’ve Learned

I’ve been trying to write a post the year since my diagnosis, and in all honesty, I just can’t seem to. How do you sum up so very much in black and white words? Mostly I’ve just been thinking about … Continue reading

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MS Update

Well, it’s been about a year since my diagnosis, and that means it’s time for another thrilling visit to the Neurologist. It’s like going to Winnipeg – cold, a bit dreary, with spurts of activity and some very nice people. … Continue reading

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Everything to Everyone

In January I did 2 things – I was referred to a rehab clinic for a comprehensive review of MS, how the relapses have affected my ability to function and to get some assistance in coping with the disease. I … Continue reading

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A Few More Inches

I had a little plan for how this week was going to go. Hang on. Let’s start at the beginning. I have to write code for a workflow engine this week and I have the whole week to do it. … Continue reading

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Opinions

Sometimes the hardest part of having a chronic disease is being gracious to the people who are patently watching out for you and your health when you are clearly not doing it yourself. Damn MS. I over did it the … Continue reading

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Metallic Taste (Part 1)

My memory is visceral, based upon smell and taste and sound. The smell of my mother’s perfume still leaves me a bit off kilter, if not slightly uneasy. Wood smoke takes me hiking in high school. Hotel California on the … Continue reading

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Inspirational

Saturday was a “real” MS day. I stayed up too late on Friday. I had a skype call with niece the eldest, I was working on something and chatting to a friend in Australia and I looked at my clock … Continue reading

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MoJo

I had a bit of an epiphany last Friday. Here’s a bit of a spoiler for you – you already know what I’m going to say. I’m choosing to embrace that I showed up for the party at all, rather … Continue reading

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