Tag Archives: Day-to-Day

MS means more surprises

By | March 18, 2006

There’s little I love more than getting out into the yard and planting things. Doesn’t always turn out the way I want but hey, its fun. This is why its such a shock to get an email telling me that there are 28 plants on their way. Twenty Eight. Not 27 or 29, twentee ate. Plants. Plants that… Read More »

Are we there yet?

By | March 18, 2006

Here’s the lay out if you’re facing the bed. King sized bed. Marc on the right, me on the left. Between us is Sasha, up near the top, and Kala down at our feet. Colette, the cat, floats from side to side. My eyes fly open. Room, dark… silent. Noise, what is that? Look to the left of… Read More »

Not with it at 3am

By | March 12, 2006

Lately I’ve been waking up at 3am. Fully awake, fully aware, fully full. It takes a little time to fall back asleep but not too bad. Last night I woke up at 3am, like normal, and thought, “Shit! I didn’t take my shot. It’s Sunday!” So I get up, get my shot, warm it under my arm for… Read More »

Why MS sucks green jello

By | February 23, 2006

It alienates you, simply put. When you’re having a bout of exhaustion for weeks or months or eternity and a friend asks you how you’ve been doing or what you’ve been up to, how do you answer them? “Oh, I’ve been sleeping constantly” or the old standby “Watching the inside of my eyelids” You’ve been a lump and… Read More »

February is supposed to be warmer

By | February 23, 2006

Been hanging in there. Fluctuating between sleeping and being a manic with-it woman. What IT is remains a mystery but damnit, I’m with it. Cognition is also improved. Didn’t realize how “slow” I had gotten until things started coming back. Doing some web work is now an achievable goal instead of an insurmountable obstacle. Odd, but truly refreshing.… Read More »