Diet? What Diet?

Fighting my way to the best me I can be while living with a chronic illness!

A Kick in the Pants

Sometimes things come up just when you need to see them and today is one of those days. This morning I read a blog post from one of my favourite bloggers (Meg from bbhwithms) that really kicked me in the butt. I like to think I am doing well managing my MS, but I now realize…

Win Taste and Show Banana Bread & 2 Months Away!

Well, exciting stuff is just on the horizon! We are getting ready to head out for 2 months in our trailer…..eek!  If I’m going to be honest, I’m more than a little nervous about it. We are going to try our hand at being a snowbird.  For those who don’t know what a snowbird is,…

Versatile Blogger Award

This is an exciting day for me – I feel like I have finally made it in the blogging world! I was nominated for the Versatile Blogger award by Darren from The Arty Plantsman. Darren (The Atrty Plantsman) is a biologist by training, chemist by profession, plantsman by inclination and artist at heart. He writes…

A day in the life

The type of MS that I was initially diagnosed with in 2005 is RRMS (relapsing remitting) which means that there are attacks when my symptoms flare up called a relapse.  These relapses can be extreme (I had double vision for over a month in one relapse and at another time, I lost use of my…

Dear Little One

Well, we are 2 days away from a brand-new baby entering our family.  Our oldest daughter is set to deliver by cesarean on Wednesday and I can’t help but be so excited and anxious about his arrival (that’s right, it’s a boy)!  I’m not anxious in a nervous way, I am anxious in a “I…

Traveling Tribe and Pickle Soup

A couple of weeks before my recent vacation to Mexico, I grew anxious. Not about crime, the effect of travel on my MS or about my travel partners, but from the guilt of taking a trip itself. This was the worst kind of remorse: mother’s guilt, wife guilt, etc. Guilt because my husband was working away…

Up, Up and Away!

I have spent the last week packing and unpacking my suitcase for a girls trip to Mexico. I’m sure I have twice as many clothes as I need, but at least I won’t have to go naked. I can’t tell you how excited I am for this trip with friends that I have known for over 40 years…..you…