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Taxingwoman Patient Expert

I'm 54 years old diagnosed two years ago with MS although I think unofficially I've had it much longer. I started a blog one year ago as a journal to track my MS. I also talk about my day to day life, work, hobbies, etc. Mostly  how MS afffects all these things and also how they help me cope... Full Bio
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Junior Senior and Pot Woes by Taxingwoman Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Some crows decided to attack my garbage during a snowstorm. The garbage is now  buried under a huge pile of snow. I dread the melt. Here I am at the end of 20 ... Read on »
Tech Fails by Taxingwoman Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Here is the Shediac lobster.  In New Brunswick  you can get  lobster really cheap, but milk is nearly double the price I paid in  Ontario.  The rent is  reasonable, bu ... Read on »
Atlantic Airshow by Taxingwoman Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Here's one of the members of the Sky Hawks team, performing at the Atlantic Airshow, which was right in my backyard. The retirement community I live in was ... Read on »
New Life- Same Old MS by Taxingwoman Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Here is a very strange looking photo of me at my new home in Miramichi ,New Brunswick I don't why my camera refuses to take normal pictures, but I've had my f ... Read on »
Sold! by Taxingwoman Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) My house is  sold! I don't think the agent would mind  me using this photo.  Surprising that it didn't take very long; less than a month to get an offer. I was ... Read on »
Earth Day by Taxingwoman Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Here I am planting trees on a very cold Earth Day.  The weather went from summer like to winter  in one day, so hmm, is there such a thing as climate change ... Read on »
Good Bye Shingles- Hello Another MS Drug by Taxingwoman Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) I decided to use this famous image by Andy Warhol in my post because I just recently watched two  documentaries  about him.  I could go on for hours about why I ag ... Read on »
Here is a view of the ... by Taxingwoman Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Here is a view of the harbor just a couple of weeks ago. It was a wonderful spring like day . Now we are back in the deep freeze and I'm hating it. It is partly to do ... Read on »
Retirement by Taxingwoman Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Not much going on, so that's why I haven't posted on my blog for a while.OK that's not exactly true, but some things I either can't share or won't. Social media can b ... Read on »
Summer 2012 by Taxingwoman Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Summer 2012 And wasn't it a hot one! So many days with record breaking temperatures . It was a challenge for me and I'm sure for everyone else out there with MS. Most d ... Read on »
Drugs; It's Your Choice by Taxingwoman Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Found two interesting articles in the news today.  Injectable MS drugs do not halt disease progression. My own opinion on this is that I don't believe that MS is an aut ... Read on »
Vacation 2012 by Taxingwoman Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Back home after a nice holiday visiting friends in New Mexico. Went to the UFO festival in Roswell, to help my friend promote a book of which he is coauthor and editor. ... Read on »
Treating Yourself  Expo 2012 ... by Taxingwoman Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Treating Yourself  Expo 2012 Here I am once again  visiting the Treating Yourself Expo at the  Toronto Convention Centre Here's Cannabis Dude Had a great t ... Read on »
Feeling the Generation Gap Par ... by Taxingwoman Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Feeling the Generation Gap Part 2 OK so I can't figure out how to edit in the new Blogger  I'll keep trying. In my last post I didn't address the Generation Gap; which ... Read on »
Feeling the Generation Gap ... by Taxingwoman Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Feeling the Generation Gap Ahh! Am away from my blog for a month and Blogger decides to go for a "new look". Not the best thing for a tired MS blogger to see and figure ... Read on »
April!! by Taxingwoman Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Ahh is it really April already and have I not been blogging for so long? My excuse this time is disenchantment with the entire internet, but most especially with social n ... Read on »
Medical News - Not So New by Taxingwoman Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Once again I have neglected my blog. At least I have an excuse. The wireless router on my computer has been acting up. Seems like I have no choice but to continue buying the ... Read on »
The MS Card by Taxingwoman Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) So much I want to write about.  When I have time, I have no energy.  When I have energy, there are so many other things that need attention. And of course when I really do ... Read on »
Hello 2012 - Good Riddance 2011 by Taxingwoman Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Decided to  use my morning coffee break to update my blog. I really meant o do a year end wrap up a couple of weeks ago, but there was just so much going on over the holi ... Read on »
Scotland Calls for Mandatory Vitamin D by Taxingwoman Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Here's an article from The Guardian about the link between a lack of  vitamin D and MS. In Scotland, which has one of the highest rates of MS in the world, they are calling ... Read on »