The Loneliness of Multiple Sclerosis

The Loneliness of Multiple Sclerosis

I’m a people person up to a point. I am OK with groups or with being by myself. But multiple sclerosis (MS) has meant being alone much more than before. ...

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Heat Is My Enemy

Heat Is My Enemy

Three years ago, I set out one Spring morning on my scooter to see some art. It was Open Studios in San Francisco, where artists open their work spaces to ...

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How Not To Fall

How Not To Fall

You won’t be surprised that in 40 years living with multiple sclerosis (MS), I have fallen dozens of times. Until recently, falls seemed no big deal ...

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Sleep Is Good Medicine

Sleep Is Good Medicine

When it comes to keeping healthy, medical experts always talk about diet and exercise. They don’t talk about sleep, but in my experience, sleep has been...

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How to Approach Traveling and Its Challenges With MS

How to Approach Traveling and Its Challenges With MS

My biggest passion in life is to travel. I always find an excuse to take a trip somewhere. There’s no special occasion that’s not worth a quick getaway ...

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Don’t Panic! Managing the Ups and Downs of MS

Don’t Panic! Managing the Ups and Downs of MS

Forty years with multiple sclerosis (MS) have taught me a lot, but there are two things I’m still trying to learn: Not to panic when a new symptom shows up ...

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