Rick on January 31st, 2009

One of the first commitments I made to myself after my wife was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis is that I wouldn’t allow it to impact my children in negative ways. That was eight years ago. They were five and eight years old at the time. Fortunately, my wife and I have been able to keep … Read more

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Rick on January 20th, 2009

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), a division of the National Institutes of Health, offers a well-written online paper titled, “Multiple Sclerosis: Hope Through Research”.

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Rick on January 18th, 2009

It’s Sunday and here’s something I never thought I’d write about in this blog: crop circles, clergy without faith, and an alien invasion. I watched Signs again last night with my teenage daughter. She had not seen it before. It’s a movie that leaves me wanting to know more about one of the characters. I … Read more

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Rick on January 17th, 2009

As a caregiver, you know your family finances are probably different than those of some of your friends. You have medical expenses most of your friends do not have. Chances are good that your friends’ families are dual income families. Yours is probably not. Caregiving often brings its own unique set of financial burdens. Helpful … Read more

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