Tag: Multiple sclerosis

‘Get on your knees, dummy’

‘Get on your knees, dummy’

| Liz Kelly | March 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

It was a rather odd little flare-up of multiple sclerosis. I’d gradually gone numb from my lower back, down the back of my legs and across the bottom of my feet. I could still walk and move normally, and to look at me you’d never know this was going on, but I couldn’t feel the back part of my lower body. I will leave to your imagination the full range of indignities such a condition introduced, but among them, sitting was terribly irritating and at times, a little iffy.

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Making peace with ‘Sister’

Making peace with ‘Sister’

| Liz Kelly | July 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

You know you’ve crossed some mystical threshold in aging or illness the moment that water aerobics begins to look, well … appealing. I confess, I crossed that threshold about a year ago.

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