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”

Adventure: Orcas Isalnd

Meg was lucky enough to score another assisting gig up in the San Juan Islands, and this time there was enough time and space for me and Tuck to tag along (thanks to Catherine and Michael Abegg for giving us the room to stay in!). The weekend was absolutely amazing, even though I managed toContinue reading “Adventure: Orcas Isalnd”