Category Archives: Spasms

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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Pushing Past the Boundary

I took another step on my path to wellness this week. On Tuesday, I met with a personal fitness instructor. She designed a work out that I could do that kept my balance issues in mind. She took me through … Continue reading

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Letting Go

I’ve come to realise that I’ve been living in fear. When the MS hit in January of 2013, it took everything from me: my mobility, my independence,  my freedom. I was a prisoner inside of my own body. I fought … Continue reading

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Relax Days

The other day, my right side was numb upon waking. My arm and right leg were heavy, as if I was moving through jello. I was able to get out and go to work without my cane. The numbness worried … Continue reading

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Falling but Thankful

I fell tonight. It wasn’t coming home along the sidewalks that have become ice rinks. It wasn’t as I was taking the bus or picking up something at the grocery store. It was in my home. I came in the … Continue reading

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Recognizing the Warning Signs

The weeks leading up to the Holiday Season are tough going for a lot of people; but it’s what you do. You have to see all the friends and loved ones over the holidays, spreading joy and doing what you … Continue reading

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A Cloak of Needles

It started last night. I was sitting at a potluck dinner table. I just remember feeling a blinding red flash of pain cross my shoulders. As I sat there, it ran down my spine and through the rest of my … Continue reading

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Limitations of the Labyrinth

 They used to call me the Wolf that never sleeps. In 2012, I had the great fortune to have twenty three books published in the year. In 2011, I had fifteen books released, in 2010 there were thirteen. I worked … Continue reading

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Grateful and Thankful

My body is unsure of itself. I wake up with my legs feeling like someone has tightened all my muscles during the night. Walking is difficult and wobbly. I know it’s because of the spasms that happen during the night … Continue reading

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Symptoms From Then and Now

There are a lot of things I don’t understand about my body as of late. It’s been challenging as on any given day my body will rebel on me in some fashion. It’s been difficult to find balance between the … Continue reading

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