Skip to main content

positive thoughts




On Saturday, West Virginia governor Jim Justice announced that our state is officially on a "stay at home" status. I'm glad. His words make this as real as it going to get. 

Today half the counties in the state have reported at least one case of covid19., with my home county of Marion included.

I have never understood the lack of common sense in our society. The reality of American citizens worried about missing a nail appointment blows my mind. THAT is the mindset of our overly indulged world.

I believe that being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis has opened my eyes to such ridiculous behavior. So what if your hair needs a trim or you're missing happy hour at the local watering hole. It's sad and a bit disappointing but means nothing in the big scheme of things.



Just in case you haven’t heard, washing your hands is a good idea. Like — a really good idea....
           Image result for images of washing your hands                                        https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/20/well/we-wrote-you-a-hand-washing-song-listen-up.html

This crisis will pass. It is a temporary disaster. The human race will bounce back. For now, we need to buckle down and follow the request of our local decision-makers. The quarantine period is only two to three weeks, not a lifetime.

Having lived with the MonSter for nearly two decades, I have had to learn a new normal that often presents disappointments, challenges, and inconveniences. Guess what? This is my forever normal. It is not temporary. There is no quarantine period. In two to three weeks, MS will still be my life.

I'm not trying to downplay the urgency of covid 19. This is downright scary. 

Stay safe. Stay home. Stay positive. Stay well.

Lisa



I would love to share my journey with you. Order directly from me to receive a significant discount AND some MS bling. LisaAnnetteMcCombs@yahoo.com


                                                                          OR
                                              Order on line. I donate 20% of all sales to NMSS

https://www.amazon.com/Have-Whats-Your-Super-Power/dp/1882658442/ref=sr_1_fkmrnull_1?keywords=i+have+ms.+what%27s+your+superpower&qid=1556457191&s=gateway&sr=8-1-fkmrnull

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

BORED? ARE YOU A COUCH POTATO?

Bored? Are you a couch potato?

If you are already prone to this malady, the following information may be dangerous in encouraging this behavior. This writer is not responsible for damages done.

As a result of today's blog topic,  my personal couch potato activities are responsible for the lack of yesterday's post. In an attempt to justify my actions, I blame Netflix (in the name of research).

 The best way to prove a fact is to test it, right? Yesterday I definitely put Netflix to the test by watching hours of Safe, a one-season Harlon Coben creation that whetted my love for crime/mystery/action-based entertainment. Harlon Coben is an American author whose work I have enjoyed immensely over the years,  discovering Safe as Coben's break out into film became that much sweeter when The Five caught my attention another series of his own. I will finish The Five today (unless some saves me) so that I can further investigate Coben with viewings of The Stranger. I might take a break …

CBD and MS

We warriors are a resilient breed. After speaking extensively with a CBD enthusiast over the weekend, i finally bit the bullet and bought the "good" stuff...all in the name of research. Things have changed a bit since my first CBD experience, including the flavor. This particular product comes in natural (an earthy flavor), peppermint (self-explanatory), and cinnamon (Yum!).Because particular brand (Hempworx) has ONLY two ingredients : CDB and hemp seed oil.  

I decided to document my experience here, so if any of you are interested we can discuss our personal journeys. As you all know, MS is an expensive condition that requires careful thought to additional treatments and related expenditures, most of which are not recognized by insurance companies and/or medical professionals; so, every experience is a financial gamble.

I started my new "treatment" on Saturday, October 26, 2019. The instructions direct you to take two-three drops under the tongue twice a day for th…

Writing an Appeal

I am looking for advice. Some  of you know that my insurance denied any assistance with acquiring the Walk Aide L300; mostly on the basis of a lack of clinical evidence that that the device is not necessary to the diagnosis of MS. 

I am now filing an appeal and am looking for suggestions/advice/prior experience in the appeal process.Thus far, my rough draft is equal in volume to a short story. "Cause, y'know, I like to write.

If  there are words of wisdom out there (I know there are), please share with me. If you have attempted to leave comments here in the past and failed, that issue is fixed (Thank you, Rebecca), so I implore you to spread your words here

Thanks in advance.

Have a wonderful weekend,
Lisa







NOW IN KINDLE FORMAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


https://www.amazon.com/Have-Whats-Your-Super-Power/dp/1882658442/ref=sr_1_fkmrnull_1?keywords=i+have+ms.+what%27s+your+superpower&qid=1556457191&s=gateway&sr=8-1-fkmrnull