My Body Is My Own

I’m sure we’ve all been in medical settings feeling vulnerable and exposed, poked and prodded; feeling more like an anatomical curio at the mercy of a doctor and her medical student than a living, breathing, rounded person with likes and dislikes of our own.  I can remember that feeling, but I don’t really experience it…… Continue reading My Body Is My Own

Invisible

First of all I’d like to point out that MS is sometimes referred to as the “snowflake disease”, because no two people with MS will experience it the same. As the damage occurs anywhere in the brain, and down the spinal cord, symptoms vary greatly from person to person. I’m pointing this out because in…… Continue reading Invisible

What’s It Like To Have MS?

“What’s it like to have MS?” I’m sure many of my fellow PwMS (people with MS) would readily be able to answer that innocuous question. They would be able to talk about the impact that their symptoms have on their day-to-day life, the changes that have taken place since their diagnosis, how a life with…… Continue reading What’s It Like To Have MS?

The Difference Between a Pair Of Glasses and a Walking Stick

There’s a guy at my work who wears glasses. He must only be in his in early twenties – such a shame. I can’t even imagine how awful it must be to need glasses at such a young age. He certainly puts my hardships into perspective. I don’t know what’s wrong with him, exactly. I’ve…… Continue reading The Difference Between a Pair Of Glasses and a Walking Stick