Most of us with MS are sensitive to heat; which doesn’t mean we have to avoid visiting warm destinations! Cooling vests can be arranged in advance; to stay hydrated, consume plenty of water, and we recommend wearing loose and light-colored clothing.
I am happily married with two children; three if you count my spoiled rotten furry baby Annabelle.I was born in Hillingdon, U.K, and have grown up in Nanaimo B.C. Canada. My parents & grandparents were all born in the Fiji Islands; however, my ancestry is Indian. As a child I wanted to learn Hindi so I could understand my grandparents; especially the stories about all the trouble that my parents caused as children!
I have a Bachelors in Behavioral Psychology and English; I am a candidate for a MA in both subjects. I was a Social Worker and my case load predominantly consisted of special needs adults and children; however, it was suggested that I change careers when I was diagnosed with MS at 29.
I was a travel enthusiast and have visited many continents; so when a position in the local paper was looking for someone that loved to travel, and loved people; it was 'kismet', and I began my new career!
17 years later, I have carved a niche for myself as a 'Certified Special Needs Travel Advocate'. I now plan travel for people that need their vacation 'tweaked' due to various forms of disability; my company's mantra is 'Travel Should Be Inclusive- Not Exclusive' and utilizing my strategic worldwide contacts; this is achievable...