Posts tagged "Interview"

Interview with my six-year-old on her birthday

Interview with my six-year-old on her birthday
Six years ago after a busy day eating Penny’s Noodles, pizza and Dairy Queen, I told my husband I thought I might be in labor. He didn’t believe me; after all it was ten days before my due date. My mom sped over to pick up our then two-year-old and we headed to the hospital... Read more »

Q&A with a ChicagoNow Blogger: Pimps, Preachers and Politicians

Q&A with a ChicagoNow Blogger: Pimps, Preachers and Politicians
As many of you know I am part of ChicagoNow, a wonderful community of writers and people that I have learned so much from.  As part of an optional project, we were paired with other bloggers to interview and write about them. I was lucky enough to be matched with Kay, writer of Pimps, Preachers... Read more »

Interview with Marlo Donato Love, Author of Awkward Bitch: My Life with MS

Interview with Marlo Donato Love, Author of Awkward Bitch: My Life with MS
After I got diagnosed with MS, I ordered many books about the disease.  Yoga books with modifications for patients in wheelchairs and books about diets that can work better than medicine.  Awkward Bitch My Life with MS was different than all those other books.  This one was real.  The author, Marlo Donato Love, tells it... Read more »
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Beginning Gilenya with an interview

Beginning Gilenya with an interview
Yesterday I began taking Gilenya, the first once-daily pill for reducing the number of relapses in people with relapsing forms of MS.  There are some serious side effects so in addition to an EKG; I was required to have my blood pressure taken every half hour for the first six hours of taking the pill. My... Read more »

The woman behind MS Diet for Women

The woman behind MS Diet for Women
Kim was diagnosed with MS in 2010 and living a normal life. The mother is dedicating her energy into creating MS Diet for Women, a comprehensive web site with research, recipes and a community.  Her tips and grocery lists motivate and encourage me that I can heal my body with food. I had the opportunity... Read more »

Q & A with a Women Who Lives with Multiple Sclerosis

Q & A with a Women Who Lives with Multiple Sclerosis
Suddenly everyone seems to know someone who has MS that is running marathons or raising tons of kids.  It is very reassuring to hear so many success stories.  Still, I needed to hear that from an actual person that is living with MS. Technically I have not yet been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.  One must... Read more »
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