Archive for July, 2015

could it be…

30Jul15

that I’m reaching “that” age? I’m in my early 40’s and have had some crazy hormonal ups and downs. The M-word is what I’m talking about… I recently had some bloodwork (significant) done to try and trace my migraines as well as lack of energy. This was all after my “accidental vegan” phase, where I […]


How many of us have gotten nutritional advice for our MS, or other autoimmune diseases? Or… have you read advice somewhere? If you’ve seen anything, or even if you haven’t, you’ll know a lot of the advice is super-strict: stick to organic produce only, eat organic meats and fish, many will say gluten-free and dairy-free… […]


How to stay in shape while on the road? Especially with distractions: sightseeing, food, food, food… Well, expect to maintain rather than make improvements, if you were working toward weight loss or muscle gain. Because travel is about having fun and seeing the sights–and meeting new people, and experiencing new places–rather than staying holed up […]


(how many youngin’s understand that reference anymore???) Anyway. Leaving today for here!!! Among other places in the Balkans. I think I’ll be able to keep everyone updated along the way… 🙂 If I fall behind, forgive me for not being able to find good internet! Travel while you can, folks!


Many of us with chronic illness have “invisible” problems. Who knows I have MS unless I tell them, really? (But I’m a heck of a lot more tired than I used to be. And I don’t have the bounce in my step that I used to, either.) But I try to ignore my invisible symptoms […]


If you’re on MS medications, you know that they’re expensive as all get-out. Most of us are lucky enough to have some sort of coverage, or patient financial assistance program… much needed, because without either of these, many medications would run upwards of $3000-4000 every month. (And I know that MS isn’t the only disease […]


If you’re a rock fan, and you’re not hiding under a rock, you’ve certainly heard this story by now: Dave Grohl Plays 4th of July Show With Broken Leg From Throne Granted, I’m a fan of the band, but this… this embodies the spirit of can-do, wouldn’t you say? If you don’t know about Dave, […]