Entries by Penelope Conway

How are you?

Last week was a long, hard week. I pushed through pain, frustrations, difficulties, weariness, weakness, emotional stress, financial strain, the unexpected and loneliness. If I was to list everything I dealt with the list would actually…

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…