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"Fatigue" by Laurie Clements Lambeth by Joan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) This is a recent post   by Laurie Clements Lambeth on the National MS Society's blog, and really hit home with me. If you have MS fatigue, you will probably resonate with h ... Read on »
"It's the MS, Stupid!" by Joan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) I'm stealing from the Clinton 1992 campaign phrase, "It's the Economy, Stupid!" That phrase was posted in Clinton campaign headquarters to remind people about the ... Read on »
"What Energy Do You Worship?" A short film by Joan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) I absolutely love watching this video, which is a short film "...comparing various types of religious worship, to the worship of nature and the energy of its oceans." I've alw ... Read on »
2008 Greater Delaware Valley MS Conference & Expo by Joan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) We had another GREAT chat last night! Thanks to all who participated. It was fun AND I learned something: This Saturday (Nov 1) is the 2008 Greater Delaware Valley MS ... Read on »
33 seconds by Joan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) That’s how long I was able to yell “GOAL” without taking a breath when the Pittsburgh Penguins scored their second goal of game three (Stanley Cup Final). (35 seconds w ... Read on »
A "Story" in Honor of Father's Day... by Joan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) A boss wondered why one of his most valued employees had not phoned in sick one day. Having an urgent problem with one of the main computers he dialed the employee's home p ... Read on »
A Better Choice for President by Joan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) I am so dissapointed in Sara Palin's latest attacks on Barak Obama, and even more dissapointed that people in this country believe her and would love to have her in Washington ... Read on »
A Different View of 9/11 by Joan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) As we Ameri- cans re- member 9/11/01 in our own ways, let's re- member that our tragedy was felt beyond our borders. PLEASE readthis postby Shauna from Halifax, Canada ... Read on »
A Piece-Full Life by Joan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) I can’t do as much as I once did, but I can lead a somewhat normal life if I break tasks into pieces. For example, cutting the grass: I was able to start ... Read on »
A Right Turn in the Road by Joan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Gilenya update: There has been another turn in my road to Gilenya .  But this is a RIGHT turn. Last week, I called my neuro's office and informed them that going to ... Read on »
A Short in the Cord - An Introduction by Joan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) When I was stationed in Germany with the Air Force, I was fortunate enough to live ‘on the economy,’ which meant that I did not live in the dorm, but had my own beautiful, l ... Read on »
A Short in the Cord - The Whole Story by Joan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) In 2005, I began writing about my experiences with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis to help me understand what was happening to me. I decided that I wanted to share th ... Read on »
A Wobblers' Encore This Saturday, May 3, in Newark, Delaware by Joan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) The MS Walk in Wilmington (Delaware) a few weeks ago was so much fun, some of us decided to do it again in Newark this Saturday, 3 May.  You are invited to join us for a lei ... Read on »
Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis by Joan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) On Monday, I am going to Johns Hopkins University Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, to donate tissue (blood) to the Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis . ... Read on »
Ah, the Smell of Sauerkraut Through the House Means... by Joan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) ...it must be New Year's Day. Sauerkraut is one of those foods people eat for good luck on New Year's Day. Cabbage leaves were once considered a sign of prosperity. Some cu ... Read on »
All About MS: Yet Another MS Aggregate Site by Joan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) All About MS is another information collection site that covers a wide range of Multiple Sclerosis topics. The creators contacted me because A Short in the Cord has been a ... Read on »
All's Well, but... by Joan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) ...I just don't have a lot of energy. Same old story, but the fatigue has become extreme! In fact, it got so bad that I just wanted to die. No, I'm not suicidal, I just fe ... Read on »
Am I Ready for Larry King, Now? by Joan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) As some of you know, Merely Me writes about a variety of subjects at Multiple Synchronicities (and sclerosis). She has expanded her writings to the Multiple Sclerosis Central ... Read on »
And Exhale... by Joan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) The visit to the psychiatrist was good – PHEW! He immediately recognized that I’m not depressed. He determined this by asking me, “Are you depressed?” (Duh! ... Read on »
And I Thought I Was Pale... by Joan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Today I spotted a strange pale bird and yelled for The Husband to get his camera. Photo credits go to him. I'm pretty sure that this is a female redwing blackbird (I ... Read on »