Wednesday

Be the Reason Someone Feels Better Today - and make a few bucks!

INSPIRATION


"Be the reason someone
feels better today"  

 

You may remember when we filmed some special sessions last winter with Joe?  Well, things are changing and Joe is once again looking for our experience to provide helpful videos for people interested in learning more about MS for his new project: MedQandA. 

 

Want to Help Others
AND make a little money?   



Interviews takes about 60 mins.  Compensation: $50.  

I have a number of available interview slots so let me know if you would like to check it out. It's quite easy.  Over the computer we use special software to chat about life with MS.  There are about 20 questions. Then, when we are done, a nice person comes in and edits all the bleeps and blunders out and voila! A beautiful, informational video of you sharing your thoughts on MS is created and will be available for anyone wanting more information about this illness.   

If Interested or would like more information, please email me at thegirlwithms@gmail.com with "interview" in subject matter.   Or click here to fill out a contact form.

Interviews start next week! 

Looking forward to chatting more about this opportunity.  

Caroline
818-585-5660  

Tuesday

Do Not Disturb - essential for living with MS

Probably one of the toughest boundaries to respect is the need for peace and quiet in order to restore the battery.  It is not unusual for an MS patient, or anyone living with chronic illness, to need to seek a "time-out" from others.  This is necessary for wellness and this is when the "Do not disturb" sign goes up outside my door!

I'm not trying to be rude or unsocial to family and guests, but after many a discussion they realize how important this little gesture is for someone like me.  The ability to just be quiet.  No stimulation - no one talking, no one waving their hands, no noises to distract and hurt the brain.  Just peace and quiet.

Often the "time out" is just a few minutes.  Maybe 15.  Depends on how quiet it is but sometimes it may take an hour to recharge.

There are many ways to create a "Do not disturb" sign.   Found these animal signs online and its pretty cute, especially if you have kids.  In fact if you print these up in black and white and let the kids color them in it allows for more 'buy in' from the entire family.  While coloring and decorating the "Do Not Disturb" signs remember to chat comfortably about your need for "time out" now and then.  It's not that you have gotten in trouble, but your body will be in trouble if the time out is not taken.

Have fun with your sign!  Here are some from Pinterest that gave me a little chuckle:  





Bottomline:  Be in control of your own health.  Set boundaries. Ask people to respect them.  Remind them gently.  Take care of YOU!   

and #takethatMS 

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