A personal account of my dealings with progressive multiple sclerosis. And my battle with trigeminal neuralgia and the brain surgery that stopped the pain!

Thursday, April 23, 2009


Like a yo-yo, honestly that is how I feel about my days. One day I am out
and about accomplishing all the wonderful things that are on my agenda. The very next day I cannot get the strength to even be vertical.

I looked up how yo-yos work and found that there are three different kinds of energy needed to make the whole thing happen:

#1 Potential energy—because it's a certain height above the floor.

#2 Kinetic energy of movement—because it's moving up or down relative to the floor

#3 Kinetic energy of rotation—because it's spinning around.

And honestly my life consists of all three types. Yet on the "bad" days I'm
just not maintaining #1 which would compromise #2! Now #3 shouldn't ever be too much of a problem because I am nearly always spinning out of control!

Once I get this figured out I will be sure to share my findings.

Until then I'll just continue to hold tight and try to enjoy the ride!

"Although Jesus was the Son of God, he learned to be obedient through his sufferings." Hebrews 5:8

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Love Jesus! Mac Enthusiast! Love all things tech!

Married to high school sweetheart for 42 years! 
Multiple Sclerosis tries to get me down. 
Previous Trigeminal Neuralgia sufferer-successful MVD in Nov of 2006. 
Mother of 2 grown sons. GrandMother
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Podcast lover. Previous fitness instructor.. previous Childbirth educator, previous school bus driver, previous racewalker.

Lots of previous.. but unending future! Gifts: encouragement, helps, discernment. Lover of People.

Recently my youngest son 33yrs old- (now 37)  was  diagnosed with early onset Parkinson's disease- this is the toughest road yet. But by God's divine hand- we'll survive. 


I am exceedingly humbled that He knows me by name and actually died that I might live. And then He sought me out! This is joy unspeakable.


Did I mention that I had an uncle named Steve ?