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All diagnoses are scary!  Such was the case for me as I spent time in the emergency room, pre-diagnosis.  This episode I take you with me from my inability to move my legs, to realizing there was something terribly wrong with my body ... all before meeting with a neurologist.

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  We lived in Sitka, Alaska and had 5 children, ages 4-18 at the time I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. Summer was a busy time for us in The Last Frontier.  So when the doctor asked if I was tired, I just wanted to laugh!  Of course I'm tired!  I have 5 kids and it's daylight for 20 hours a day!! This episode I set the background, and highlight my early symptoms.  

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conquered, cure, healing, ms, multiple sclerosis, podcast -

I've had a lot of people here, customers of The MS Store, contact me asking about my MS story.  Along with my book that details my experience from diagnosis to healing, I've begun a podcast.  My hope is that my experience can inspire, encourage, and uplift others.  In this episode I talk about miracles.  This episode, really, is a preface to the entire series.

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  8 months after starting The MS Store, my husband and one of our sons took a trip to Asia and Micronesia.  Included in this trip was a visit to Hong Kong where we met up with our Chinese vendor and supplier of our products for The MS Store, Mr. Ye.   I first came into contact with Ye (as he prefers to be called) when I found one of our amazing store products while searching for what I thought our customers would  need/want.  After making contact with him and communicating solely through Google Translate and instant messaging, I found him...

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Cooling, Heat, Hiking, Snow Canyon -

Isn't this absolutley breathtaking?!? The red rocks of Southern Utah, snuggled up against the blue sky is a site that can literally stop your breath for a moment. Early in my MS experience, just a month or so after my diagnosis, my husband and I traveled to Southern Utah for his sister's wedding.  While there we did a litte site-seeing, including this trip to Snow Canyon. Snow Canyon is filled with Petrified Sand Dunes that are fun to hike around.  It's not agonizing, difficult hiking ... in fact, kids run around on the dunes and even up to the top...

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