Tag Archives: exercise

Fighting back

A post related to MS and coronavirus was already in the works on my computer. Then I reconsidered. I think we’ve all had our fill of such news and need a break. Besides, I’ve already done that. Instead, I’ll expound … Continue reading

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Begin at the beginning

As the King of Hearts tells the White Rabbit: “Begin at the beginning, and go on till you come to the end: then stop.” Pretty basic advice, wouldn’t you say? Yet, when dealing with MS, some medical practitioners don’t always … Continue reading

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Looking for the magic pill

I have a very bad habit. (In truth, I have an extensive collection of bad habits, but that’s a whole ‘nother post.) I read comments people write in response to stories on the internet. This is the worst possible practice … Continue reading

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Multi-Purpose Post! ®

This is is a Multi-Purpose Post ® or MPP ® to save time and keypad wear and tear. I have several things to get off my chest so I’m combining them here. First, the Sept. 12 issue of Time magazine … Continue reading

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Overcoming the first hurdle

My family has a running joke at my expense. We like to vacation at the ocean, but the beaches here in the northeast aren’t exactly known for their mild water temperatures. This presents a problem for me because I don’t … Continue reading

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Step across the line

Fitness is a lot like the weather. Everyone talks about it, but no one does anything about it. Unlike the weather, something can be done about one’s fitness. The problem is that establishing an exercise routine (as opposed to scattering … Continue reading

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MS & Diet

If there’s ever a post title to scare people off, it’s this one.  The support group I attend has had dieticians visit and lecture us on how to eat.  Every member of that group is now of a singular opinion: … Continue reading

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A resolution for you: Do what you can

If calendars, media, and the Google doodle are to be believed, it’s a new year.  Years, like all other units of time measurement, are pretty arbitrary creations.  What on earth (pun intended) does a trip around the sun mean to … Continue reading

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The PB&J MS treatment

Whenever someone with MS has good luck (and luck it very well might be) with a lifestyle choice with respect to how it affects MS, they feel the need to write a book about it.  Greed plays no small part … Continue reading

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Riding the path…

Doctors used to advise patients with MS that exercise would be bad for them, that they should avoid exertion altogether. Times and medicine change.  Now, thanks to a single person who refused to go down without a fight, we know … Continue reading

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