Guest Speaker: Andrew White

We are so thrilled to announce our June meeting’s guest speaker! Andrew White is an NCC (National Certified Counselor) with a Master’s in Counseling. Andrew has been in the counseling field for 20 years. He’s taught Master’s level Counseling courses at the University of Phoenix. Currently, Andrew’s counseling ministry, Living Again Counseling Services, specializes in […]

20 for 20

We just got a letter from Bob Goldberg, TMA Executive Director. We’d thought we would pass it along to the group if any are interested in starting their own fundraising campaign to help The Myositis Association. For more information about the 20 for 20 Campaign, click here. “If you are going to participate in the […]

en español

Free, accurate information on many neurological disorders is now available on a new Spanish-language website from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The website is available at espanol.ninds.nih.gov . Información precisa y gratuita sobre muchos desordenes neurológicos esta ahora disponible en una nueva página […]

stop sponging off

Sometimes you gotta do what you gotta do when you are sick or injured. Everyday freedoms become the luxuries of the healthy. Nothing is more obvious of this fact than the dreaded (radio sound effect: dun-dun-dunnnnnn…) Sponge Bath. Sponge baths could be called refreshing – compared to the sweaty, stinky, filmy, no-goodness of not having […]

Brookelyn Kimball

Here’s a very short video from 7-year-old Brookelyn Kimball, JDM. “Hi,” the 7-year-old says. “I’m gonna teach you about me.” She goes on: I have a rare disease called juvenile dermatomyositis. It’s really painful. You can kinda — you can’t walk. So be strong. Cause it’s hard. And if you’re not strong, then you’ll die. […]

making your house your home

There was so much great information about home modifications at our last meeting, it’s going to take me awhile to post & link all the ideas shared. So while I’m getting those ready, I thought I’d write a little bit about why you might want to do home modifications. The presentation we were given by […]