A George Street Christmas Story

I live downtown and directly across the street from an after hours dance club. I have never had an issue living across the street from an after hours dance club before, thanks to my trusty bedroom fan that is broken and clatters and drowns out all background noise. But Trusty Fan, no matter how hard […] Read more…

Life Ain’t Half Bad

Today is a good day. I feel more or less normal. I spent the whole morning fangirling out because an author of a fabulous book tweeted about my blog. My hair looks really good and doesn’t really do that curling out at the ends thing that it usually does. I have a cool new pair […] Read more…

You must read “Awkward Bitch” by Marlo Donato.

About a month ago I ordered the book Awkward Bitch: My life with MS by Marlo Donato. This was back when we thought I had MS and I had decided to take a few steps to understand it better and to embrace that this could be my life and I thought that the perfect first step for me […] Read more…

Life Advice for the Chronically Ill

If you have a chronic illness or you are currently wading through the sea of specialist appointments that come with the diagnosis stage you should follow this one piece of advice: take someone to the big appointments with you. Especially take someone with you if you plan on getting information that can be overwhelming. I […] Read more…

Waiting for a diagnosis is frustrating!

So it’s been a few weeks now since that whole “Parkinsonism” snaffoo (which I cannot technically refer to as a snaffoo because that would infer that it was all a total mix up and that hasn’t been established yet and the drugs are actually rather helpful but it just makes it easier for me to […] Read more…

Sometimes I Can Be Stubborn

I am currently on short term disability leave from my job as a retail manager. Retail just really kicks you in the ass when you have a chronic disease so everyone thought it would be better for me to take two months off and focus on getting better. I wake up around ten every morning […] Read more…

Does this cane make me look fat?

I’ve recently been afflicted with a curious case of muscle spasticity. I have known for years that something has been ‘off’ with my body but in recent months my muscles have decided to dance and jump and tighten and loosen all on their own without letting my brain in on the routine.  My disobeying muscles […] Read more…

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