Category Archives: Spasms

A Hard Way To Learn a Lesson

I’m never counting steps again. Here’s why: On the way home, my bus broke down due to all of the snow that has been falling today. The driver didn’t know when another bus would come but he gave an hour … Continue reading

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The Lion and the Internal Orchestra

I’d like to take a moment to talk about pain. Everyone experiences pain differently. Maybe it’s muscle pain or internal pain. Perhaps it’s a mixture of both. For myself, there is no rhyme and reason to it. My Multiple Sclerosis … Continue reading

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Today Is A New Day

On December 30th, 2012, I woke up to find that my world as I knew it had changed. I woke not knowing how to move my body. It was no longer mine and I was no longer able to control … Continue reading

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I Got This

The other day, when I was talking to someone, I mentioned how meditation was really helping me deal with my Cerebral Palsy and Multiple Sclerosis. She looked at me, her mouth drawn into a frown of sympathy, and said “Oh, … Continue reading

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Heavy Metal Days and the Strength Card

I am in pain of some sort twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. I never get a vacation or a day off, I never get to go on a holiday from the pain. It is my constant companion … Continue reading

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Falling Through the Air

My left leg has been spasming for five days. It’s always in the same place, the thigh. The spams aren’t painful, but strong. They last for a few seconds, the longest has been close to thirty. Normally, my spasms come … Continue reading

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When the Invisible Becomes the Visible

I’m lucky, I know that. Unlike a lot of other people who suffer with Multiple Sclerosis or Cerebral Palsy, mine hide most of the time. I wear them under the skin and the way they affect my body usually can’t … Continue reading

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