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
I was a few months from finishing yoga teacher training when I received my MS diagnosis. Considering how many people swear that yoga healed their MS you would think being a teacher would be an advantage. It would if I … Continue reading Coming Back To The Mat
This is post 3 of a multi-post series about my DBS Journey. Make sure to catch Part 1 and Part 2 as well. Forty-seven years ago when I was mastering the art of walking I was cute, daring and most importantly, closer … Continue reading Learning To Walk Part 2
In January 2017 I received my DBS. Pre-Brace Information: I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in September of 2009. With the exception of weakness on extremely … Continue reading Learning How To Walk Again With My Dynamic Bracing Solution (DBS)
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?