The world feels messy and stressful right now. Between hatred and natural disasters, things going on around us feel somewhat out of control. When this happens, stress increases. While we aren’t in control of where the next Nazi demonstration will be, or where the next hurricane will hit, we are in control of how we react … [Read more…]
Stress. That pesky five letter word that everyone encounters at various points of their lives. And if they say they don’t, they’re probably lying. Stress can manifest itself in numerous ways within our bodies, from pain, to sleeplessness, to forgetfulness, to headaches, and many many others. But how does stress effect Multiple Sclerosis? First of … [Read more…]
Stress. That pesky five letter word that everyone in counters at various points of their life and if they say they don’t they’re probably lying. Stress can manifest itself in numerous ways in our bodies from pain to sleeplessness to forgetfulness to headaches, among many many others. But how does stress effect Multiple Sclerosis? First … [Read more…]
I live in Boston. Somewhere that seems to get the short stick when it comes to summer every year. It finally gets warm in June or July, then starts to get chilly in September. 3 months? 3 months is all we get for enduring usually a really. crappy. winter. However, this year seems to be … [Read more…]
If you’ve ever been so fortunate to visit the hospital for specialized testing, MRI/CAT scan/CT scan etc, you know it is not something to be thankful for. Hospitals can envoke extreme anxiety for many people, just by their atmosphere alone, not to mention the actual reason for being there. I recently had my latest round … [Read more…]
“Plateau”: 1. an area of relatively level high ground 2. a state of little or no change following a period of activity or progress 3. a word that creates panic in exercisers everywhere This post was inspired by a friend who reached out to me for a few tips after finding herself chilling on … [Read more…]
So, I get married in 19 days. 19 days! Holy Canoli! I love canolis. Mike’s Pastry on Hanover St. was my go to for a canoli. I haven’t had one in like, several years, because I just don’t eat them now, but I am sure I can find/make/discover a gluten-free, paleo, canoli. I have to … [Read more…]
Merry Christmas to everyone, or whatever it is you celebrate, whether it is Hanukah, Kwanza or Festivus. Let it be as stress free, symptom free, relapse free as possible!