Faith, Family, Multiple Sclerosis, Not Today MS, Uncategorized

My Sister

My sister, Randi, is five years older than me. We fought harder than any two sisters and we loved harder than any two sisters. We have been each other's champions and loved to annoy each other. We laughed and put on shows in our living rooms and made some epic Barbie movies together. It may… Continue reading My Sister

Faith, Multiple Sclerosis, Not Today MS, pandemic, panic attacks, Uncategorized

Miracle.

This tree in the parking lot of Kroger took my breath away today. I looked like a weirdo taking 1000 pics. I've struggled with how to put this story into words. If you grew up in a house like mine, you learned never to talk about good news because bad news was usually just around… Continue reading Miracle.

anxiety, COVID-19, Multiple Sclerosis, Not Today MS, pandemic, panic attacks

MRI Panic Attack

***TRIGGER WARNING*** If you have claustrophobia or have never had an MRI, this is not the post for you. I have better posts on MRIs for you (just search MRI in the search bar). This one is not suitable for anyone about to get their first MRI. I don’t want to unnecessarily fill you with… Continue reading MRI Panic Attack

anxiety, Faith, Family, Multiple Sclerosis, Not Today MS, Uncategorized

Breast Surgery

***DISCLAIMER*** I do not have a medical degree (shocker), so I cannot give you sound medical advice. I can only share my experience and encourage you to talk to your doctors if you have concerns. There is no substitute for amazing doctors. Also, TMI warning. I will be talking a lot about breasts. On Friday,… Continue reading Breast Surgery

anxiety, cancer, Christmas, COVID-19, Faith, Family, grief, joy, Multiple Sclerosis, Not Today MS, pandemic, panic attacks

Control Freak

As I've gotten older, one thing I've learned is to lean into people I trust to tell me what I need to hear, whether I like it or not. Don't misunderstand, there will always be people who want to tell you what to do and they won't always be people you trust... Make sure you… Continue reading Control Freak

COVID-19, Multiple Sclerosis

COVID Chronicles – Day 12

Home stretch, people. Day 12. Today, I have felt overall pretty good. Had a couple moments of headache/nausea, but they were short lived. Consistently for me, the worst symptom I have experienced is the headache. It was unlike any headache I’ve ever experienced. And at its worst, no medicine I tried helped at all. The… Continue reading COVID Chronicles – Day 12