What is PRMS?

Nine years after my first brain mri that showed “nonspecific demylenation” and three years after official diagnosis, I want to tell you what PRMS is not (to me personally).  PRMS is not curable. There are no remissions. It’s not well known or commonly heard of.  Odds are it’s not your friend’s ms. It’s…

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How To Set A Goal & Achieve It

Setting a goal is one of the most important things we can do when we wish to improve ourselves, whether it be a personal or professional goal.  Something as simple as making an overdue dental or doctor appointment that we’ve been putting off or wanting to clear a cluttered area in the…

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Alzheimer’s Signs & Symptoms

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive neurological disease caused by the formation of plaques containing beta amyloid in the brain.  Many times the signs of Alzheimer’s disease are mistakenly attributed to “old age”. For as long as I can remember my Mom had an obsession with the mail.  Every single day…

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Canine Diabetes & Lipohypertrophy

What is lipohypertrophy?   Lipo – fat Hypertrophy – enlargement of an organ.  (Skin is our largest organ). Simply put, lipohypertrophy is the development of lumps (scar tissue) under the skin from repeated injections. In Bailey’s case, insulin injections. Recently I noticed what felt like a mass on my dog Bailey…

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The Forgotten Friend

I’m sure by now you’ve heard the saying, “going into 2020 with my eyes wide open….2020 vision”.  I was S I N G I N’ this! I’ve been struggling dealing with selfish people who are not supportive.  Seems everyone is preoccupied with themselves, making no time to check in.  We…

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Thinking About A Puppy?

Puppies!  Who doesn’t love a tiny little furry being?  Puppy breath!  As someone who has always loved senior dogs, having a puppy was a BIG change for me.  Senior dogs are so very special and our time with them is often short, whereas a puppy is expected to be with…

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Allergic Reactions & Antibiotics

Our immune system works around the clock to fight and protect us from bacteria and germs.  When our immune system becomes oversensitive we can develop an allergic reaction that can be very serious.  We can develop an allergy to an antibiotic or food that we have taken or eaten before…

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