MS Update Plus Honey Mustard Pork & Potato Skillet

Speaking out about multiple sclerosis to others who may be dealing with this disease is actually helpful to me as well as, I hope, to others. It builds community, helps bring awareness to MS, and strengthens the MS movement that will ultimately lead to the end of this disease.   Teri Garr Update! I feel […]

The Cold War & Sheet Pan Hawaiian Chicken

“The threat of world war is no more.” -Mikhail Gorbachev on the ending of the Cold War December, 1991   I don’t know what to say. I remember the Cold War. Actually, I remember December 8, 1991 when The Belavezha Accords were signed by the leaders of Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist […]

2022 Olympics & Honey Pecan Pork Chops

The Olympics are a wonderful metaphor for world cooperation, the kind of international competition that’s wholesome and healthy, an interplay between countries that represents the best in all of us.   John Williams   I have this feeling of dread in the pit of my stomach. I’ve had it for a while now. Everything in […]

Real Talk & Creamy Bean Soup with Sausage

  Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good.   Henry Rollins   Positive vibes only. When did we start saying that? When did we stop allowing ourselves to feel negativity? A few months ago I saw the phrase No Bad Days and it triggered me. Everybody has bad days. Are we fostering […]

Treatment Plan & Garlic Sesame Steak Stir Fry

  Liberty is not the power of doing what we like, but the right to do what we ought.   John Dalberg-Acton Ninja and I drove to Kelowna this week to meet my neurologist. Along the way we saw a big truck that had 2 Canada flags flying and 2 signs. 1 said F*** Trudeau […]

Thank You Plus Easy Peasy Taco Mac & Cheesy

  My friends and family are my support system. They tell me what I need to hear, not what I want to hear and they are there for me in the good and bad times. Without them I have no idea where I would be and I know that their love for me is what’s […]

Ups & Downs Plus Turkey Meatballs with Ring Pasta

  I’m not sure I always feel like I’m in the seat. Sometimes I’m only holding on by one hand and flying out behind the roller coaster.   David Morse This week has been a roller coaster of ups and downs, both physically and mentally. On Wednesday I had another MRI, this time on my […]

Results and Honey Glazed Pork Chops with Mushrooms

  More information is always better than less. When people know the reason things are happening, even if it’s bad news, they can adjust their expectations and react accordingly. Keeping people in the dark only serves to stir negative emotions.     Simon Sinek   I remember the day I came home and my Mom […]

So 2022 Begins & Crockpot Chicken Stew

The mystery illnesses are like the climate change of the human body.   Sarah Ramey I had so many plans for 2022. I wasn’t planning on resolutions per say but I did have a list of things I wanted to get done. All that has been put on hold though. On December 29 or 30th, all […]