Disability After Dark W/ Andrew Gurza

I had a great conversation with Andrew Gurza about MS, disability and all things we tend to keep in the dark about disability. It was refreshing to talk about life with a disability without having to censor the real stuff. We talked about toxic positivity, life with progressive MS, intimacy and a good ol’ piss-yourself-in-publicContinue reading “Disability After Dark W/ Andrew Gurza”

Progressive MS – A Family Journey

I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis at 25 years old. It was hard enough coming to terms with having a lifelong chronic illness at such a young age, let alone think about progression. But I was ready to fight; and with my wife and son by my side, I never missed a doctor’s appointment.  IContinue reading “Progressive MS – A Family Journey”

Parking with Disabilites

 I have written about this before but I think it’s a good time for a refresher. All too often I see things from the disabled community about how a local “hero” has left a note shunning them for not being disabled and parking in a disabled spot; or, they even go a step further and resortContinue reading “Parking with Disabilites”

Congrats on Your Struggle

This week Ted Cruz recently congratulated a woman on her struggle with Multiple Sclerosis. My first reaction was “That’s a weird choice of words…”,  and the more I thought about it the more I started to think the congrats wasn’t too far off. We should get this out of the way now, I don’t agreeContinue reading “Congrats on Your Struggle”

National Caregiver Month

With November being National Caregiver Month, I wanted to say thank you to everyone out there helping people like me. I especially want to thank my wife Meg for the unwavering support. I can’t imagine this journey without you! While all caregivers may do similar tasks, what they mean to the people they care forContinue reading “National Caregiver Month”