Even with TN pain You are Not Your MS!

by Dawn Keegan Waking up in TN pain is very disheartening. I went to bed the other night feeling fine – relaxed, happy, and looking forward to a fun weekend of family events. I woke up to searing pain in my eyes and ears. I know this pain. It visits …

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Service Dog Aids MSer

Service Dogs are Guide Dogs, Hearing Dogs and Assistance Dogs. Any kind of assistance animals are individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of the owner  including, providing minimal protection or rescue work, pulling a wheelchair, or fetching dropped items. After Debra’s doctor suggested that a …

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Why MS Fatigue?

As I was doing my hair this morning, my arms were incredibly heavy, I could barely lift them up to finish. It got me wondering exactly why those of us living with MS suffer from more fatigue than others? I Googled it and found some very interesting articles! The National …

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July 2012 Walking Update ~ Get Out of the House

Get out of the house! Get into the fresh air ~ visit with people in real life! I know this opens up a can of worms! Temperature issues Fatigue setbacks Mobility troubles Motivational difficulties Attitude predicaments And the list goes on. All of these issues are opportunities for another post; …

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Weight Loss 4 Wellness Update ~ Depression & Confessions

It’s been over a week now, probably closer to two, that I’ve had a dark cloud over my head following me around. It often comes with a knot in my stomach that aches like I’ve swallowed a bag full of marbles. Do you know that feeling? That’s what my depression feels like. …

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Remembering Jack Kevorkian in Wake of BC Supreme Court Decision

Dr. Jack Kevorkian died at age 83, June 3, 2011 at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan where he had been hospitalized with kidney and heart problems. Known world-wide as the advocate of assisted suicide, he was nicknamed Dr. Death. A pathologist by profession, Kevorkian took a public stand about …

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Canadians Debate Physician-Assisted Suicide

Gloria Taylor, who suffers from Lou Gehrig’s disease, won the right to die … to suspend the law banning physician-assisted suicide last week. After two years of consultations and research the Dying with Dignity commission of the Quebec National Assembly has issued a new report recommending euthanasia. The National Assembly …

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Wego Health.TV MS Channel

I am always excited when the MS world works together to help patients feel supported!  Wonderful people with MS have helped Wego Health create videos to aid sufferers of MS around the world! WEGO Health is putting Health Activists’ mission into motion and bringing their passion to life. WEGO Health …

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You Say It’s Your Birthday

by Yvonne deSousa This year, more than any other since my diagnosis, my birthday and multiple sclerosis collided in their own vicious, but quiet ways. A birthday warrants a dinner out, but I chose a lunch instead. I may want to indulge on this special day, and rich foods wreak …

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