For many, March is all about March Madness... basketball, tournaments, spring, fun! For me, it's quite a bit different. March is all about MRI Madness in our house. Time for the pre-authorizations, phone calls from insurance companies verifying my very expensive scan, expensive copay's, messaging my favorite MRI tech to make sure she's working during… Continue reading MRI Madness
My husband, Brian, is my best friend and the most selfless person I know. I don't know how I would have been able to navigate the past three and a half years without him by my side. I've told him from the beginning that I wouldn't trade places with him for all the money in… Continue reading What’s it like to be a caregiver?
If you didn’t know me, you might look at me and assume I have it all together. You might assume I am healthy. You might assume I have, and have always had an easy life. If you only knew me from things I post on social media, you might know my husband and I are… Continue reading If you didn’t know me . . .
***Let's begin this post with a little disclaimer... I'm not a doctor. I am not any kind of replacement for your neurologist's advice. This is my personal experience and hopefully by reading it, you will know what questions to ask your doctor. Whatever you do, get a neurologist you TRUST and ask all the questions… Continue reading Tecfidera
I'm sorry. I've been pretty quiet on here for the past few weeks. I didn't send Christmas cards. I didn't go caroling or sign up for bell ringing with the Salvation Army. But you know what I did? I rested. I enjoyed my family. I cuddled up on the couch and baked cookies with my… Continue reading New year, new goals
A very, very, VERY novice runners guide to training and running your first marathon. First, GO YOU. Seriously, I know you're terrified that you've accepted the challenge, registered, verbally committed, etc. If you're like me, the decision was made a year in advance so I had a WHOLE YEAR to worry and panic :). Second,… Continue reading So you want to train for a marathon…
I'll be honest. I've been struggling to find joy lately. The post marathon blues are real. I feel like a loser because it's taking my body a while to get back into my base running shape. I miss my son at college and can't wait for him to come home for the holidays, but I… Continue reading Joy