Ann Romney sends Mitt Romney Love

by Dani Price Ann Romney, wife of current presidential candidate Mitt Romney, met her husband, Mitt while in elementary school. She says she even remembers him throwing pebbles at her while she was riding her horse. Ann was named Ann Lois Davies on April 6th 1949. She was raised in …

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Weight Loss for Wellness Update ~ In Depth Interview

by Claire Theriot Mestepey Keswick, Ontario:   It’s hard enough to go on a personal weight loss journey, but to go on one with your community watching, is not only an enormous commitment to yourself, but to your peers as well. Not many would choose this road but Trish Robichaud …

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Bean’s Blog ~ Miracle Cream for Injectable MS Pharmaceuticals

by Caroline Kyriakou It came to be known to me as the Miracle Cream! When I was first diagnosed with MS in 2006, I didn’t know anything about it. I learned quickly through books and the internet. I was disappointed that the only MS therapies available were injectables. I really …

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Smooth like Montel

by Yvonne deSousa Montel Williams is the handsome, debonair TV personality who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis several years ago. He uses his popularity to help show MS’er’s ways to cope with this illness. Montel believes in eating better. He says we need to make fruits and veggies a regular …

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Bean’s Blog ~ An Introduction

Welcome to my first blog! My name is Caroline, but my nickname is Bean (hence Bean’s Blog) and I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 2006. My 6 year anniversary is coming up in July. Usually people celebrate anniversaries, but I think I will skip the balloons and cake. (Ok, …

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Super Healthy Super Foods

By Yvonne deSousa I know I am supposed to eat healthier.  I have actually known this for many years.  But since my MS diagnosis, eating healthy has become downright crucial.  Some even claim that a good diet will help control your symptoms, especially fatigue.   This claim is the cruelest of …

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Weight Loss 4 Wellness – Episode 4 ~ A New Insight Around an Old Behaviour

That appetite awareness exercise that Dawn gave me last week is awesome! At first I procrastinated looking at it because I have this innate resistance to writing about my food intake; comes from many, many years of dieting and having to write down what I eat. Some of you will …

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Annette Funicello Brings Public Awareness to MS

by Dani Price “For me, the wheelchair symbolizes disability in a way a cane does not.” – Annette Funicello In 1992, Funicello announced that she had been battling multiple sclerosis, a degenerative neurological disease, since 1987. To assist in fundraising to fight neurological disorders, she founded The Annette Funicello Teddy …

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Dawn Keegan Silverstein – How Living With MS Became a Catalyst for a Healthier Life

At the end of June 2002, Dawn Keegan Silverstein woke up numb from the waist down. Her left arm was a little droopy. Within two days, Dawn had lost the use of her left arm completely and was dragging her feet like she was walking through quicksand. Within three weeks …

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MSrelief ~ May 2011 Walking Update

An emotional roller coaster, that’s what life with MS is! My daughter Lilli was behind the camera for this update a few minutes before church on Sunday. It was fun because I’m more secure in front of the camera than I was when I started blogging so it only took …

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