Am I Being Selfish?

DAY 50… I read a great Instagram post from @chronicmotivation, a chronic illness sufferer and patient advocate that read “Do whatever you need to do to get through whatever it…

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Are You Experienced?

DAY 43… It has become more and more important to me lately to have “experiences.” This particular subject is something I think about, quite often actually, as I start each…

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The Good News Is…

DAY 34… I have run into somewhat of a personal dilemma recently. When dealing with doctors, you always have to prepare yourself for bad news and hope for good news.…

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I Googled My Symptoms

DAY 28… I recently watched a great TEDx Talk by Shawn Achor called “The Happiness Advantage” about his research on happiness and human potential. It’s a brilliant and very funny…

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Life’s Simple Pleasures

DAY 20… One of the definite advantages to being forewarned of a possible shortened life span, is a heightened sense of what is really important in your life. What matters,…

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My Bucket List

DAY 16… I am working on a bucket list. Not the incredibly extravagant and unreachable one that Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson had in the movie of the same name,…

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We Have Liftoff!

Welcome to my blog! I was recently diagnosed with a degenerative disease and, as a way to work through my thoughts, I started this blog. It’s mostly for myself, but…

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The What If’s

DAY 12… It is the “what ifs” that drive you crazy. Having a neurological disease (or do I?) is more complicated than having a broken arm (“Doctor, is my arm…

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