Entries by Penelope Conway

Living in a storm

Every storm has an end. Think about it. There is not one hurricane, tornado, tsunami or flood that is still threatening destruction. They have all come to an end. Some brought great fear and loss along with them, but they all ended…

When I’m afraid

I am terribly afraid of cockroaches. I don’t know why, I just am…especially the flying kind. Those freak me out. Just writing about them gives me the creepy crawlies. I remember one time when one landed on my shoulder. I danced around the room like a breakdancing ninja trying to shake it off…

I will not be defeated

So, what’s it like living with Multiple Sclerosis? That’s a question I am asked from time to time and one that’s not all that easy to answer. Trying to describe the physical and mental difficulties and limitations that we experience because of MS is often met with some interesting responses from others…