Days two through four out of my Self-Care journey have focused on the bane of my existence: Spasticity. Dr. Tara Tobias explains spasticity as a “movement disorder characterized by a velocity-dependent increase in muscle tone due to hyper-excitability of the … Continue reading Stuck in a Spasm Chasm
After experiencing success with a NeuroKinetic based chiropractor, I wanted to find a trainer familiar with NKT as well. Luckily Bianca Eulitz, a Personal Trainer (ACE), Massage Therapist (LMT) and owner of BE Fit Movement Therapy, sees clients close by … Continue reading Benefitting from BE Fit Movement Therapy
Six weeks ago my mom read a post I wrote and wondered (publicly in my comments section I might add) why I don’t share with her the shittier parts of having MS? It was a fair question that got me wondering. Maybe … Continue reading To Share or Not to Share?
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 absolutely love this commercial. It’s a catchy, high-energy advertisement for Hospital of Special Surgery (HSS). The song takes residence in my head as I enjoy the fun, fresh moves of the actors as well as the expressions on their … Continue reading How You Move Is…
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)