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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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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Healing? Not Healing?

I wanted to write about healing today because recently I’ve been seeing and reading a lot about healing, lack of healing, and blame.  I felt compelled to share with you my humble belief that you are no less of a human being whatever your beliefs may be, if you’re not…

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Giving Thanks In The Face Of Adversity

In the spirit of Thanksgiving I asked seven inspiring people who overcome adversity each and every day what they’re grateful for. Helen Ann lives with ankylosing spondylitis, a painful, chronic inflammatory condition. “I’m most grateful for every day that I’m able to open my eyes and move. This past September…

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Prednisone: Love-Hate

Oh Prednisone how I love to hate you You give me energy  Yet steal my sleep  Helping with fatigue and pain I’m so happy I could weep A double edged sword  Turning me into a hungry foodie Eating everything in sight  While making me moody MS eats nerves You eat…

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Exercising & Chronic Illness: 7 Things To Know

1)  Consult with a Physical Therapist when possible. Consulting with a physical therapist was the best thing I ever did.  A Physical Therapist who has knowledge of your particular illness (in my case progressive multiple sclerosis) and experience treating it can get you started. Exercises to improve my walking, balance,…

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My Dog Is A Better Patient Than Me

1)  He hates taking his medication. So do I. 2)  He keeps going when he shouldn’t.  So do I.  3)  He’s a great patient who never complains. So am I.  Oh, who am I kidding!  However, in my defense, no one tells you when you’re diagnosed with primary progressive multiple…

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Pug Love

My human has this thing called ms It makes her tingly and numb And attacks her brain & spine But she ain’t dumb This human of mine It makes her trip and fall And she laughs and stands up tall Dropping things like her favorite mug Why not a dish…

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