chronic illness, life, Partners/Caregivers, Quotes

The Ones Who Stay

They gave each other a smile with a future in it. -Dream a Little Dream (1989) Many say the words, then real life begins. Money-Children-Family-Work-Sex-Hormones-Communication-Health. So much joy, so much stress. How to keep the train on the tracks? Relationships are difficult at the best of times. When chronic illness invades that relationship, whether through… Continue reading The Ones Who Stay

Health, MS, Partners/Caregivers

5 Tips: How to converse with a ‘foggy’

Brain fog causes issues with processing and comprehension. Here are some things to remember to help conversations flow more easily when you’re speaking to someone with brain fog. 1. Don't change the subject. It's a very wavery tightrope to collect your thoughts and articulate them clearly when your brain is drowning in cotton. When you… Continue reading 5 Tips: How to converse with a ‘foggy’

Partners/Caregivers

Shoutout to partners!

Happy Monday! Since I just started this blog, I was planning to start with a more introductory post but I’ve noticed a disturbing trend in many of the facebook ms support groups I belong to and I think it’s a topic worth discussing. Every day, I see at least two or three stories about partners… Continue reading Shoutout to partners!