Entries by Penelope Conway

This year’s journey with MS

It’s hard to believe another year is almost over. Tonight, a new year begins. As they say “out with the old, in with the new,” right? As I reflect over the year now gone, I realize I have experienced some truly wonderful, beautiful moments. Times that made me sing even though I can no longer carry a tune..

You are worth it

Sometimes life is a roller coaster, only when it comes to Multiple Sclerosis it can mean that literally. Vertigo is something I’ve fought from the start of diagnosis. Some days having the room spin around, shift up and down, and move on me is manageable…

Go play in the mud

Sometimes my thoughts are hard to pull together and everything feels muddled in my head. It’s almost as if my brain is walking through a sea of mud. I think that’s why there are times when my words gets lost…

I wish I may, I wish I might

I’ve been staring at a blank page with pen in hand for over 30 minutes unsure of what to share this morning. Most days my thoughts tumble onto the page so easily, but this morning my brain seems to have decided to take a vacation. It didn’t even ask for permission…

The unexpected happens

I had an interesting past 4 days. Four days filled with pain, tears, doctors, meds and friends. Four days that shouldn’t have happened, but did. Four days that I’m thankful are over. As many of you know, I ended up in the Emergency Room at the hospital because…