Dear MS Newly Diagnosed Friend, When the doctor said the words multiple sclerosis, your life changed. You have a chronic illness that is not going away. You have to reexamine your life goals to account for the wrench that been thrown at you. It’s OK to be scared. It’s OK to be confused. It’s OK to be angry. Whatever you’re feeling right now, it’s OK. It’s also time to get to work. … [Read more...] about 7 Pieces of Advice For the MS Newly Diagnosed
Note: This post contains affiliate links. You will be asked about MS. Nothing is off-limits. What you think are embarrassing multiple sclerosis questions are just conversation topics in others’ eyes. Some questions come from family and friends. The most common question “How are you?” It’s a conversation starter for folks who can’t think of anything else to say. If you’re … [Read more...] about Deal With the 4 Groups Asking Embarrassing Multiple Sclerosis Questions
This post contains affiliate links. For more information, check out my Disclosure policy. Are you a grade-obsessed parent? Symptoms include: Anything less than straight A’s means failure. If your child gets an A- on a quiz, you expect them to retake the quiz or look into extra credit opportunities. If your child gets a bad grade on a test, your first response is to email … [Read more...] about Does school success equal life success?
Picture this: You’re pushing a grocery cart with two bored toddlers. Even though you don’t feel well, you have to feed the family more than stale crackers.You have a long list in your hand, but you’re sure that you forgot to put something on it that you just can’t remember. Somehow, you have to find a way to fit your groceries in that cart with the squirmy toddlers. You take the kids out of the … [Read more...] about Why I’m Grocery Shopping Online – Try It!
Follow my blog with Bloglovin Do you ever feel overwhelmed? I sure do. Being a parent brings a new level of chaos to your life. It’s no longer just about you, and it’s often not about you at all. I have yet to meet anyone who doesn't at least start out as an overwhelmed parent. You have someone reliant upon you, and you can’t just let your child run off with no direction. How can you … [Read more...] about 3 Ways an Overwhelmed Parent Regains Focus
Do you ever just want to ask for a do-over? Let's see what happened in just one day: I stared blankly at my computer screen, even though I had carefully put together a To Do list and schedule last night. I got a reminder call about my neurology appointment - that I had never put on the calendar. Realizing I was thisclose to paying a huge bill late (or overdrawing the account if I … [Read more...] about Improved (?) MS Mom 2.0