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A good way to start a week

A good way to start a week

Today is a good day. My dad and stepmom drove up from Florida this weekend. This is the first time my dad has been in NY in years. This will be the first time they are both seeing my condo but more importantly it is the first time I’ve seen my dad in a year and a half. I normally go down to Florida once a year but this year I was in Mexico and it was too much for…

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I’m getting hot

I’m getting hot

It’s getting hot outside. The summer is coming and my hibernation will begin. Most people can’t wait for the nice weather and the glorious heat of the summer, I’m not that person. I have multiple sclerosis and I am heat intolerant. Heat or high humidity can make many people with multiple sclerosis (MS) experience a temporary worsening of their symptoms. Doctors believe that this occurs because heat causes nerves (whose myelin covering has been destroyed from MS) to conduct electrical signals even less efficiently….

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