People with serious illnesses need specialist medical care. That may be stating the obvious but my experience leads me to believe that it is not always true.
I received my diagnosis of having multiple sclerosis in 2002 in the UK and […]
Today, November 8 2017, I celebrate my 65th birthday, and have reached my retirement age. That is the age at which I can claim the national pension.
For many years the retirement age in the UK has been 65 for men […]
As summer continues with temperatures in the 30°s C (high 80°s), the hottest days now seem to be behind us here in the south of Spain. The temperatures peaked at over 100°, so the high 80°s is quite pleasant.
What’s more, […]
If you have mobility problems, getting out and about is extremely difficult. And doing so without the constant presence of a helper, assistant, or caregiver is something that is next to impossible.
As multiple sclerosis affects my left side, I cannot […]
It’s been an eventful few days for the two of us at home here in Spain.
On Saturday, nine days ago, my beloved Lisa asked me to help put the washing out to dry. It’s an easy job that I can […]
It was a trip, plain and simple, neither my leg giving way nor a fall. It was MS-related because it was directly caused by foot drop; the toe of my left shoe caught on the tiniest ridge at the bottom […]Read More
It’s New Year’s Eve and so tonight we bid farewell to 2016 and prepare to welcome the infant 2017.
At this time every year, we hear some people say that they are glad to see the back of an unhappy time […]
While citizens of the United States celebrate thanksgiving this Thursday, the festivities are all but unknown in the rest of the world.
As my wife Lisa is American, it should be no surprise to anyone that my thoughts at this time […]