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  • It’s 90 degrees… or as I like to say, “Kryptonite!”

    July 1st, 2014 by
    Hot. No bueno.

    It’s about two degrees shy of hell right now in Washington, D.C. Last year at this time, I swore I would be living in San Diego for the summer. That has not happened. That needs to happen. The other day, DC was the hottest city in the entire country!! Look!! A hallmark symptom of multiple Continue Reading..

    “There’s No Point in Treating That. You’re Just Going to Get Worse.”

    June 9th, 2014 by

    Over the years, I have had a lot of problems with my left foot/ankle – ankle pain and swelling, instability, and an annoyingly persistent case of plantar fasciitis. Fed up and frustrated, I started going to different doctors. I went to ankle specialists. I got orthotics, AFOs, dorsi-splints, functional electronic stimulation devices, and even went a Continue Reading..

    “You have MS”

    May 29th, 2014 by
    Ever have double vision? Can't say I recommend it.

    They’re not exactly words that you anticipate hearing in your life (at least I didn’t). “You have MS,” she said. “But you should know that most of my patients aren’t in wheelchairs.” I was diagnosed in 2002, officially by a neuro-ophthalmologist whose job it was to review my MRI and deliver the news. I was Continue Reading..