Multiple Sclerosis Holiday Gift Guide – 2021

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Multiple Sclerosis Gift Guide

This annual Multiple Sclerosis Holiday Gift Guide is a HIT every year. I’ve updated it this year with new products that either I’ve come across or have been suggested by others in the FUMS community.  I hope you find this helpful – and, if you have suggestions for great gifts, please share them with me …

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Adjusting to Life During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Adjusting to Life During the COVID-19 Pandemic       The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has proven to be a trying time for many families. You might have experienced financial difficulties, stress and anxiety related to lockdown, changes at work, medical complications from having the virus yourself, or grief associated with losing a loved one. You …

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Dr. Insurance Knows What’s Best For Me? Our Health as a Monetized Commodity

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I’m so pissed off right now – I just had to come to my FUMS community and vent!!  I know you all will understand this scenario.   When I was diagnosed in 2008, I was immediately put on Betaserone.  I felt like shit for 5 years.  I thought that was MS. I had no idea …

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Products That Help My Cog Fog

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    I have been experiencing more cog fog lately – and more serious cog fog – as in, I literally can’t remember conversations. At all. Like – nothing there. UGH.  I’m chalking it up to the change in weather, the stress of the world, MS being a bastard, all of the above. Regardless, I …

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Review of Aromalief Hemp Pain Relief Cream

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    I’m reviewing Aromalief Hemp Pain Relief, Hemp 1000MG and have not received payment for my review. Affiliate link in text.   I was approached by Aromalief to try their product and write a review for my MS community. My first allegiance is to my community and I make that very clear when I …

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Operation Organization: Digital Disarray

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Seeing Coronavirus As An Opportunity – To Organize!!   **There are links in this post that – should you choose to purchase from – would give me a small commission for sharing with you. I would NEVER recommend something that I didn’t truly believe in and use myself.   Ok – no question – this …

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Coronavirus and Chronic Illness: Welcome to Our World

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Hello Healthies. We’re Chronics. Seems lately you’ve been dealing with something we deal with every day. How’s it feel?? Coronavirus is dominating the conversation on- and offline these days. There is real fear. Real concern. And real attention to washing your hands and staying home if your sick. To all of this excitement and new-found …

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9 Days in the Hospital – I Never Missed a Day of Work!

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  I have been grateful to have stumbled into Patient Advocacy and online business for a long time now, but never more than the last week and a half. My husband T.J., a golf professional, left for his annual trip to Florida for the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando. He started the trip visiting his …

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Rollercoaster Emotions with MS

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Rollercoaster Emotions of MS

  I wake up with a start: have I forgotten to do something? Am I late for a meeting? Was I supposed to write a blog post? Publish a podcast? Bake something for school? It’s that kind of incessant hyper-anxiety that plagues my mornings – sometimes. Sometimes I wake up rested, relaxed, feeling like I …

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How to Save on Healthcare Costs

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    I just saw a story on “The Today Show” about using Groupons for healthcare. Hmmm. At first blush it sounds both exciting and cut-rate – and cut-rate is not something I want to be associated with my healthcare! However, as I watched the story unfold, I was sooooo happy. Here in the U.S., …

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