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Forum: General 06-12-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 53
Posted By Fit Paul
I used to be a semi pro blues musician. We played...

I used to be a semi pro blues musician. We played gigs all over New Mexico, opened for many national touring acts and even backed a W.C Handy bluesman of the year. I still play guitar and bass a lot...
Forum: General 04-02-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By Fit Paul
The good people of my charming village ...

The good people of my charming village (Corrales) know me for the same reason "oh, you're that guy that walks with crutches, did you hurt your leg"? Most just can't believe that a guy with MS can...
Forum: General 01-16-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,124
Posted By Fit Paul
I have only had two mri, one that helped with my...

I have only had two mri, one that helped with my diagnosis and another shortly after. After a botched lumbar puncture I vowed that I would limit future tests to only what is needed.
Forum: MS Fitness 01-03-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 871
Posted By Fit Paul
Great to hear that it works for other people.

Great to hear that it works for other people.
Forum: MS Fitness 12-30-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 871
Posted By Fit Paul
Exercise and spasticity

Anyone else find that exercise ie: weight lifting, push-ups etc helps spasticity? I have increased pain and tightness in my shoulders, neck and upper arms. I have found that if I wake up in pain,...
Forum: General 12-30-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 593
Posted By Fit Paul
Sorry about the cognitive impairment, I know how...

Sorry about the cognitive impairment, I know how bad it can be. Tech items are essentially impossible to learn. Wish that I had a good answer for you.
Forum: General 10-03-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By Fit Paul
My wife and I love to travel, cruise, land...

My wife and I love to travel, cruise, land based...whatever. Last year's trip to Hawaii damn near killed me. This year she is looking at Fuji 😂
Forum: General 07-28-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,237
Posted By Fit Paul
I weigh about one hundred pounds less than I did...

I weigh about one hundred pounds less than I did five years ago. I found my weight increasing and my mobility decreasing. I took six months to loose ninety pounds through diet and exercise. I have...
Forum: General 07-28-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 999
Posted By Fit Paul
Let us know how it works.

Let us know how it works.
Forum: General 07-06-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 522
Posted By Fit Paul
This brings back memories of tendering in MANY...

This brings back memories of tendering in MANY ports, always an adventure. Cruising can be a great way for us gimps to travel. We have cruised enough on Royal Caribbean that they give us free...
Forum: General 06-26-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By Fit Paul
I am not speechless, NEVER have been. I ment to...

I am not speechless, NEVER have been. I ment to say secondary progressive. Sorry.
Forum: General 06-26-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By Fit Paul
Second progressive

Is it possible to have secondary progressive (SP) M.S and still have the occasional exacerbation? The reason that I ask is that my last neurologist and I felt that I am SPEECHLESS but for the last...
Forum: General 06-26-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 430
Posted By Fit Paul
One of my favorite memories of our last cruise...

One of my favorite memories of our last cruise was driving a mobility scooter around our state room and actually getting up to speed. Car guys NEVER change.
Forum: Gear 12-29-2016, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,163
Posted By Fit Paul
My wife loves her Solomon running shoes but she...

My wife loves her Solomon running shoes but she is healthy.
Forum: General 12-29-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,047
Posted By Fit Paul
I need to try yoga, if I could kick big...

I need to try yoga, if I could kick big pharmaceutical to the curb I would be happy.
Forum: General 12-20-2016, 11:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,047
Posted By Fit Paul
Rob, I now use (legally) medical cannabis. I...

Rob, I now use (legally) medical cannabis. I prefer Indica strains over Sativa. I use small dosages fairly frequently, 2 to 3 times a day. I have recently started to try edibles, don't quite have...
Forum: General 12-11-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,553
Posted By Fit Paul
Amazing. Thanks for your work compiling this...

Amazing. Thanks for your work compiling this information.
Forum: General 12-11-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,047
Posted By Fit Paul
In all honesty medical cannabis is vastly more...

In all honesty medical cannabis is vastly more beneficial to me than Baclofin. I was very dubious about it but once I learned how to properly use it there was no turning back. I'm also an ex cigeret...
Forum: General 06-16-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 658
Posted By Fit Paul
Hot sun, high humidity and cold beer.

I just spent the day walking (with forearm crutches) around Key West Fla. shopping, eating and drinking with my wife and mother in law. Thank God for soft beds and air conditioned cruise ships. The...
Forum: Mountain Region 05-29-2016, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 764
Posted By Fit Paul
Sounds great but unfortunately (or fortunately) I...

Sounds great but unfortunately (or fortunately) I will be cruising in the Bahamas.
Forum: General 05-11-2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,247
Posted By Fit Paul
Right after being diagnosed with M.S. one of my...

Right after being diagnosed with M.S. one of my mother in law's friends told me of a celebrity whos M.S. was "cured" by her faith. I apparently don't have as much faith as the celebrity because I...
Forum: General 04-15-2016, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,165
Posted By Fit Paul
The photos remind me of my misspent youth growing...

The photos remind me of my misspent youth growing up in Oregon. The coast of the Pacific northwest is beautiful.
Forum: General 04-15-2016, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,674
Posted By Fit Paul
I will be traveling to the Caribbean in June. I...

I will be traveling to the Caribbean in June. I will be keeping an eye on this.
Forum: Mountain Region 03-19-2016, 11:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,037
Posted By Fit Paul
Sorry that I had to leave early, I was in dyer...

Sorry that I had to leave early, I was in dyer need of a baclofen and a nap.
Forum: General 02-27-2016, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 884
Posted By Fit Paul
I learned to put mine in the overhead AFTER it...

I learned to put mine in the overhead AFTER it was almost full. The first time that I flew with forearm crutches I took my favorite pair, since I was among the passengers to board they went in the...
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