Welcome to mid-summer. When the temperatures get this high, you’re wondering whether you could fry an egg on the sidewalk and are ready to try it. Add in the humidity, and you feel like you’re in a sauna as soon as you walk outside. Heat sensitivity is a common problem for people with MS. … [Read more...] about Beat the Heat
Are you trying to build better habits? Would you like to make it fun? There’s an app for that. More than one. … [Read more...] about Can You Change Habits By Playing Games?
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. … [Read more...] about Deal With the 4 Groups Asking Embarrassing Multiple Sclerosis Questions
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!
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
I like some of my MS symptoms better than others. Wait, “like” may be going overboard. I tolerate some of my MS symptoms better than others. Nope, too bland. I despise some of my MS symptoms less than others. It’s not politically correct, but then again, what is these days? I handle the known much better than the unknown. I know each and every day that I need to use a mobility device. I … [Read more...] about The best laid plans…