Multiple sclerosis, Uncategorized

The enemy

Today it takes many forms: Buttons and zippers (are sweatpants considered business casual?) Knobs Graphological apparati (watch the video below) Stairs (had to find that out the not-so-easy way) Plastic baggies Anything that requires manual dexterity Good thing I have: Friends who are always willing to pitch in Family A phone No modesty Rather substantial… Continue reading The enemy

Multiple sclerosis, Uncategorized

Motivation, or why Jillian Michaels is a bully

When I was younger and a "Serious Dancer," ie, still believing that I was destined to make it my life's work, my dance friends would have mini-competitions. Like, who could hold the six-inch killer the longest? Because I have a competitive streak a mile wide, I always made sure I won. Or at least tied.… Continue reading Motivation, or why Jillian Michaels is a bully

Multiple sclerosis, Uncategorized

The Copaxone Trip: A Captain’s Log

We are embarking on a new journey that will test mind and body. Into the heart of darkness we shall go. Day 1:  The instructions were brief, though not cursory. The steps seem easy enough. Our first outing was successful, with nary a misstep in the stomach. Day 2: Entering new territory today. The leg… Continue reading The Copaxone Trip: A Captain’s Log