Entries by Penelope Conway

Multiple Sclerosis is unpredictable

It’s hard to predict the weather. I will go to weather websites to see what the forecast will be for the day and even they can get it wrong. Sometimes it will say it’s going to rain and the entire day ends up filled with sunshine while other times sunshine is predicted and it rains all day…

I want to believe

Many times trying to explain the difficulties of living with a chronic progressive disease is met with a blank stare or opens the door for lots of unwanted advice. Just the concept of someone being both chronically ill and progressively ill can be hard for some people to comprehend…

I fall down a lot

I’ve always heard that balance in life is essential. I have a feeling the person who originally penned that thought didn’t have Multiple Sclerosis. I can no more balance my body on a flat surface than my life on a daily basis…