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I Scream the Body Electric

Back in 1855, Walt Whitman’s renowned poetry collection, “Leaves of Grass”, was published. One of the best known poems in that collection was changed in a later edition (in 1867) and given the first line and title, “I Sing the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Inward Empire

There aren’t many quality books being written about MS. When I find one, it’s information worth passing along. I recently read “The Inward Empire: Mapping the Wilds of Mortality and Fatherhood” by Christian Donlan. It’s a terrific book and I … 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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We are what we do

It’s always a good idea to remind oneself of the positive side of having MS. There are a few posts about the topic in this blog, here and here for example, not to mention references sprinkled throughout my years of … Continue reading

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A pronunciation pronouncement

It’s news to no one that MS is hard. There are medications of all kinds that are supposed to make it easier. Yet even if they work they make our lives more difficult. Many are way too hard to pronounce. … Continue reading

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What my MS says about you

[Back on November 8, before this blog went on a self-imposed hiatus, I mentioned the following concept, musing that I thought I’d written about it already. Chalk it up to my MS-addled brain creating false memories. I’ve searched and can … Continue reading

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Going mobile…

One of the most fascinating things about MS is that it reveals a lot about those who don’t have it. When I tell someone I have MS, their response (or lack thereof) tells me about all I need to know … Continue reading

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