I’ve spent the past few weeks figuring out the best way to re-wire my brain and the best way, in my opinion, would be to use the PoNS™ device. PoNS™ (short for Portable Neuromodulation Stimulator) allows a neural network originating … Continue reading Self-Care Continues
Although working smart not hard is always my goal when you have a disability, smart work morphs into a necessity. If your weak left side keeps you from carrying a box of items down a flight of steps, you better … Continue reading Brains Over Brawn
While playing around with different WordPress themes I noticed that some give a tagline option. As I transition from posting on Facebook to only posting on my blog, I’ve been trying to figure out: What’s the focus of this space? … Continue reading Stumbling Towards Self-Care
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 a stranger B) You’ll probably spend the next 6 months scouring the internet and come across a plethora of amazing and downright dangerous suggestions that you’ll try before calling me or anyone else for that matter. I completely understand. When you have a disease that doesn’t have a cure, you tend to subsidize western medicine with non-traditional options as you search for answers. Now don’t get me wrong. I’ll happily pop the “MS Cure … Continue reading Living With MS: What I Wish I Had Been Told When I Was Diagnosed
I thought that I fully understood the stress response and had been to enough yoga classes to avoid getting sick due to stress. But what I’ve … Continue reading Failing to Understand Stress
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?