Category Archives: self esteem

Sparkle On!

I had my neurologist appointment last week. After a quick catch up on how I was doing and how my symptoms were my neurologist took me through all the regular physical tests: touching my hands and my feet with a … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Max Shadow

Tomorrow, on August 21st 2014, I will have had Multiple Sclerosis for one year. Of course, there’s some wiggle room in that. According to the doctors, I should have been diagnosed four years ago. My Cerebral Palsy helped to mask … Continue reading

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“It’s hard to walk today”

I had trouble getting off the bus this morning. The driver stopped in front of the mall instead of at the bus stop. Thus, when I got off the bus, I was partially in the street. A few cars honked … Continue reading

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A Gentle Quiet

I have been quiet lately.   This is not due to depression, thank goodness. It is simply due to the fact that life has taken me up in a whirlwind and has only just put me down again. For the … Continue reading

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Birthday Reminders

I was born on August 22nd, 1978. Every year around my birthday I am reminded that I was supposed to have died   My mother, young and frightened, felt her contractions starting late one evening and was rushed to the … Continue reading

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A Birthday Dream

I did not sleep well last night. I was dreaming again. I have been cursed or blessed (I’m not sure which) with being able to remember almost all my dreams in photographic detail. Sometimes this is a good thing: a … Continue reading

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Quiet Conversation/Simple Pleasures

I am slightly worried. My legs have been seizing up lately, turning from flesh into rock and stone at a moments notice. This is not so unusual for me except that normally I have some sort of warning that my … Continue reading

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