Kicking MS to the Curb steps out of the box of multiple sclerosis with determination and humor. The MS journey brings challenges and concerns, stumbles and successes, triumphs and trouncings. We celebrate races run and battles won. And we stumble, reel and rise to try again.
Throughout, the orange thread traces our dogged determination to continue placing one foot in front of the other for as long as possible - until we win, until healing comes, or until the medical miracle is found.
Living with M.S.
"Living with M.S. is sort of like training for a long race. The harder you try, and the longer you keep at it, the stronger you become. Eventually, looking back, you may be amazed at the power you possessed, even when you had no idea it was within your reach." (Linda Ann Nickerson)
Off to a running start
I’m in this for the long run. That’s true of any MS warrior.
Anyone who battles the beast every day knows the grueling warfare, the
seemingly uphill battle, and the nearly constant challenges of living with
multiple sclerosis. And we celebrate the victories we enjoy – whether it’s
walking to the car or running 10 miles, buttoning a blouse or biking around the
block. Wins are wins, so we roar heartily when we earn ‘em.
Yes, this pie chart
looks pretty much like a pumpkin.
So do I (at this point), but that’s gonna change, as I
measure more miles. I’m counting on it. I want to whittle my waistline, while
marching faster than the MS MonSter. Although I am a tortoise in sneakers, I am
grateful to be vertical these days. And I am running faster than all of the
horn honkers and caterwaulers in cars, who gawk and grin and mock and swerve on