Monthly Archives: November 2012

Hope you Enjoyed Thanksgiving

I am very fortunate that almost everyone in my husband’s family likes to cook because I don’t.  I enjoy eating but I eat to live; I don’t live to eat…except maybe for desserts.  Early Thursday morning, my wonderful sister-in-law arrived … Continue reading

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Guest Blog

The following story is shared by one of my readers.  Though his wife did not have MS, his struggles as a caregiver are much like ours.  My Struggle and Experience as My Wife’s Caregiver by Cameron Von St. James After … Continue reading

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Quiet Time

One of the rarest privileges I have as a caregiver is quiet time.  When I’m awake, I am always listening for his,”Hey, Sweetie,” call that says I’m needed.  During my work day if I’m not taking care of his needs in … Continue reading

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They’re Married and Lynn was There for it All

Before every big event, there is always the fear that MS will get in the way of its enjoyment.  I am pleased (and relieved) to say that did not happen during any of the festivities associated with Lynn’s son’s wedding.  … Continue reading

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There are Worse Things Than MS

I got a text message from my son this week asking us to pray for him, his fiance, and her family.  His fiance’s mother was recently diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer that had spread to her bones. She has … Continue reading

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National Family Caregivers Month – Background

In 1994, the National Family Caregivers Association began promoting the celebration of family caregivers during the week of Thanksgiving. President Clinton signed the first presidential proclamation in 1997 and every president since — Democrat and Republican alike — has issued … Continue reading

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Information from WeGO Health community

This announcement was sent to me for possible inclusion on my blog.  If you’re interested in joining the WEGO Health community , it seems to have a lot of resources. Announcing the 2012 Health Activist Awards! We’re excited to announce … Continue reading

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