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You must read “Awkward Bitch” by Marlo Donato.

About a month ago I ordered the book Awkward Bitch: My life with MS by Marlo Donato. This was back when we thought I had MS and I had decided to take a few steps to understand it better and to embrace that this could be my life and I thought that the perfect first step for me […] Read more…

Life Advice for the Chronically Ill

If you have a chronic illness or you are currently wading through the sea of specialist appointments that come with the diagnosis stage you should follow this one piece of advice: take someone to the big appointments with you. Especially take someone with you if you plan on getting information that can be overwhelming. I […] Read more…

Does this cane make me look fat?

I’ve recently been afflicted with a curious case of muscle spasticity. I have known for years that something has been ‘off’ with my body but in recent months my muscles have decided to dance and jump and tighten and loosen all on their own without letting my brain in on the routine.  My disobeying muscles […] Read more…

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