September 2015 Walking Update ~ Living with Multiple Sclerosis

In September 1995 I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Now, 20 years later, I’m feeling consistently well! I have been living pretty much the same as I have for the past 10 years, same prayer and meditation, exercise routine, diet, positive thinking and pharmaceuticals. The only thing I’ve changed is …

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Genuine and Intentional: A way to live

One challenge of life with Multiple Sclerosis is the unpredictability. Will tomorrow bring a new symptom or clear up an old one? Will MS fatigue come out of nowhere to spoil your plans? I try very hard to plan for and accommodate for all the ways that I know MS …

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Hiking with MS (and a trusty cooling vest)

I have always loved the wilderness. I have spent most of my life in the Pacific Northwest and summers meant camping with my family, inner-tubing on the rivers and hiking in the mountains. As I grew older, hiking remained one of the few physical activities that I continued to enjoy …

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Inspiring Others to Raise MS Awareness

For 5 years I have participated in Walk MS. Family and friends walk with me showing their support and offering their encouragement. Others make generous donations. But for the first time, a longtime friend, also named Caroline, has formed a team in my honor and is participating in Bike MS …

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Five free apps to help remind you to take a break

We all work too much. Many don’t realize how important it is to step away from the monitor and take a break. This isn’t just for your physical health, but your mental health.For some users breaks come naturally. For others, a bit of a heads up is necessary. As you …

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