Author Archives: Sandra

Simple Things


Thirty years of MS. Eight years of LDN (low dose naltrexone — see http://www.lowdosenaltrexone.org) and I’m still improving. I’ll be 65 this year . . . doing my best to steal back those middle years of my life I lost, … Continue reading

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The Courage to Do It Again


     Your goals? Maybe others have had them. Maybe others have achieved them. If you listen to the voices surrounding you, the nay-sayers who steal your dreams, you will never have the courage to set goals, let alone achieve them. … Continue reading

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Planting Seeds


      When we were young, we were told to get a good education, get a good job, marry well, and buy a nice house in the right neighborhood. Most likely, there were other things you were told about how to … Continue reading

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Blind Spots


Oh sure, you say, I know I have blind spots. We all do. Mine came three days ago, when a scrap of my visual field disappeared. It is like a torn piece of tissue in front of my right eye, … Continue reading

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Background Chatter


     There is something about spring, the longer days, the fresh air. We open the windows to let the new growth outside into our lives, to clear away the staleness and cobwebs of winter. Maybe we wash our windows, letting … Continue reading

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Filling the Home with Trinkets


     Over the years, I’ve noticed how easy it is to accumulate ‘things.’ A friend goes on vacation and brings back a souvenir from a place I’ve never been to. Another friend gives me something that doesn’t go with a … Continue reading

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Starting Over


     Many years ago, I visited the home of a man I had been dating. It was the first time I had been there. I drove up to a house with a boat and several rusting cars in his driveway, … Continue reading

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