The headlines alternate between confusing and frightening. Annette Funicello, the Disney Mouseketeer and also Frankie’s Beach Blanket Sweetheart, passed away this week at the age of 70, and the headlines are saying she died... READ MORE
So much is said about how social media connects us with others in the virtual world, but the challenge for me is identifying that interaction. How social is it when I just... READ MORE
Diagnosing and treating MS always includes questions about balance because that is a common problem, and the doctors regularly ask about any recent trips or falls. This is a disease that can make even the strongest of us walk at times like we have been on an all-night bender, weaving left and right to get to our goal.
It caught me by surprise when I read the NMSS headline: “National MS Society-Supported Studies Point to Possibility that Dietary Salt May Stimulate Activity of Key Immune Cells Involved in MS Attacks.”... READ MORE
More than a few people have told me their story of how Multiple Sclerosis has affected them and their relationships. At those times when MS gives me the blues, I think of... READ MORE
Perusing MultipleSclerosis.net, my eye wanders to a heading at the top of the page that asks ‘What is MS?” and I immediately thought ‘now that’s the million dollar question!’ Beyond being the... READ MORE
It can be annoying when a child around the age of 5 discovers the joy of repeating a knock-knock joke over and over - we continue to smile each time it is repeated and we laugh to encourage their engagement with learning this social skill.
Look around the calendar and you will find the months littered with colors, all intended to raise awareness for a specific cause. You would have to live under a rock to not... READ MORE