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The Cubs’ World Series Win Beyond the Game

Cubs Win! Cubs Win! Cubs Win the World Series! Unless you have been living under a rock that shouldn’t be news to you. And in case you are wondering, no, I haven’t lost my mind. Before anyone accuses me of … Continue reading

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Living with MS – Find Your Joy – Justine’s Story

In life we sometimes find joy in the most unlikely places.  For Justine Bemis, it certainly didn’t seem like the physical issues that began in the early 80’s would eventually lead her to a profound change in her entire outlook … Continue reading

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Living with MS – Through a Child’s Eyes – My Story

It was in our living room on Northwood Court where my brothers, sister and I were told that our Mom had MS.  I remember the wallpaper on the main wall in the room.  It had a vertical flower pattern that kind … Continue reading

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Living with MS – A Walk of Love – Penny’s Story

Penny Ehlinger was a young mother of four small children and couldn’t understand why she was always exhausted.  While pregnant with her third child, Penny was continually dizzy and had trouble with her balance.  Her doctor told her it was … Continue reading

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Living with MS – Courageous Risks – Jenn’s Story

Sometimes in life we just need to take risks.  Jenn Schmitt knew when she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis at the age of 26 that there would be some risks she would have to take.  She would be glad to do so. … Continue reading

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MS Run the US – What Are Your Blessings?

I have been given a tremendous opportunity to do something this year that literally could be life changing.  Is it scary?  Do I have doubts?  Of course I do.  I have them because this opportunity will require me to stretch and, … Continue reading

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It Does Get Better – Emerging From Grief Toward Wholeness – Part 7

It is devastating when we experience a loss of any kind.  Each loss will affect us differently than the previous one.  It doesn’t matter if it’s the loss of a loved one, the loss of a pet, the loss of … Continue reading

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This is My Reality. I Choose to Act. Emerging From Grief Toward Wholeness – Part 6

As I have described in previous writings in this series, when you suffer loss in your life you go through a process of grieving.  It begins with denial and then moves to anger.  Typically you bargain with anyone, no one, … Continue reading

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This is a Dark Place. Depression is Real. Emerging From Grief Toward Wholeness – Part 5

Managing the loss of someone or something is never easy.  The stages that you go through are difficult and not something anyone enjoys.  For me, one of the most difficult stages of the process was depression.  I’ve struggled with it … Continue reading

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Let’s Not Make A Deal! Emerging From Grief Toward Wholeness – Part 4

So far in this series we’ve talked about denial and anger.  The combination of these two stages leads us to the third, which is bargaining.  When things aren’t going our way we eventually realize trying to ignore it isn’t the … Continue reading

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