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Posts published in September 2007

Fretting About the Future

A friend told me yesterday he had seen my wife in a local store and “she looked good.” I agreed, “Yes, she does look good!”…

How Do You Pray?

It’s Sunday. In the medical literature one frequently reads, “there is no cure for Multiple Sclerosis.” So, do you pray your loved one will be…

Anticipatory Grief is a Good Thing

I remember reading the cartoon book, “Good Grief, Charlie Brown”, when I was a child. The phrase, “good grief,” grabbed my attention. What did it…

7-Day Pill Boxes

“I don’t remember if I took the medicine to help me remember things,” my wife told me last night, “so I didn’t take it in…

Take Advantage of Free MS Healthcare Information

The Multiple Sclerosis International Federation (MSIF) is an international organization which links the activities of national MS societies around the world. A growing series of…

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Multiple Sclerosis is Not Brain Cancer

Getting the diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis took too long from the time my wife first talked to her primary care physician about the intense headaches…

Consider the Door Lever

Sometimes it really is the little things that make it easier for an MS patient. Think about a door knob. Door knobs are simple and…

Warning Indicators are Important

A red indicator light appeared on the instrument panel. It said, “Oil”. I slowed down a little. I knew there was a gas station at…

The Doctor said, “He can stay.”

I was working in a closet filled with network hardware and cables when my cell phone vibrated on my hip. I answered and heard my…

Over-watered Roses Do Not Thrive

Six New Dawn roses cover a pergola I built for my wife a few years before her MS diagnosis. If I had known then what…