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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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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Best Fat-Blasting Supplements according to Montel

As I’ve told you before I was blessed with skinny genes so thankfully  I don’t have Belly-Fat to get rid of.  Unfortunately for others it doesn’t come so easily. Belly fat is something most people have to deal with as they age. and while diet and exercise are two very …

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