The best new piece of information to enter my life has been, muscle synergy. Synergy is defined as, “the interaction or cooperation of two or more organizations, substances, or agents to produce a combined effect greater than the sum of … Continue reading Perfect Synergy
To all social media fitness, wellness, medicinal, nutritional, alternative, and disease management influencers out there, way to go! Writing (and editing), recording (and editing), taking photos (and editing) takes a lot of time. I now understand how that becomes a … Continue reading 100 Days of Self-Care Update
Trying to live well with a neurological condition makes neuroplasticity my holy grail, but the brain’s ability to reorganize itself is only part of the equation. Reincorporating muscles, tendons, ligaments, and joints that have been offline due to disuse is … Continue reading What’s Working Part One
The best therapy I’ve tried for my Multiple Sclerosis. Continue reading Neurokinetic Therapy
I spent the entire weekend documenting everything I’ve tried for my MS. Thank God for iCal, my Amazon order history and the “purchase” file I keep in my email app. I’m not surprised by the vast majority of medicines, therapies … Continue reading What I’ve Learned from my Eleven Year Shit Show
If you’re newly diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, I’m happy to give you my number with the understanding that you may never call me because: A) I’m … Continue reading Living With MS: What I Wish I Had Been Told When I Was Diagnosed
When you have a condition that affects mobility, traveling anywhere involves planning, research and in some cases stress-induced, ingenuity. Normally when I attend a Politics and Prose book reading it’s held at Sixth and I. This historic DC venue is … Continue reading Cognitive Load
A few months ago I was frustrated by my continued gait dysfunction. No matter which medications I’ve taken (Copaxone, Tysabri, Ampyra, Low Dose Naltrexone), therapies I’ve attempted (yoga, Feldenkrais, Anat Baniel Method, physical therapy, myofascial release, basic calisthenics), or medical … Continue reading 2017: Cautious Optimism Or Reckless Certainty?