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The Personal and Public Politics of Multiple Sclerosis

I am NOT a political person. I do not debate government 

issues or worry my already foggy brain with details that only 

serve to further confuse me. I just want to live peacefully in 

my own little world where disease, terrorism, and crime do 

not exist. Stick a lollipop in my hand and read me a bedtime 

story.


Well, that's not possible and  I have had to come to terms 

with this reality. People get sick. Bad men hurt innocent 

victims and politicians rob us blind. It is what it is.



Until my retirement in June, I enjoyed what I felt was a 

wonderful insurance plan. In West Virginia, public employees 

are covered by PEIA. www.peia.wv.gov My coverage was 

directly taken from my monthly paycheck and I had very few 

problems with plan payment and medical bills. That was not 

the issue upon retirement. All of the sudden my co-pays and 

plan coverage nearly doubled. I could no longer afford 

PEIA. My plan is a

The Personal and Public Politics of Multiple Sclerosis

I am NOT a political person. I do not debate government 

issues or worry my already foggy brain with details that only 

serve to further confuse me. I just want to live peacefully in 

my own little world where disease, terrorism, and crime do 

not exist. Stick a lollipop in my hand and read me a bedtime 

story.


Well, that's not possible and  I have had to come to terms 

with this reality. People get sick. Bad men hurt innocent 

victims and politicians rob us blind. It is what it is.



Until my retirement in June, I enjoyed what I felt was a 

wonderful insurance plan. In West Virginia, public employees 

are covered by PEIA. www.peia.wv.gov My coverage was 

directly taken from my monthly paycheck and I had very few 

problems with plan payment and medical bills. That was not 

the issue upon retirement. All of the sudden my co-pays and 

plan coverage nearly doubled. I could no longer afford 

PEIA. My plan is a