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The Birthday Remembered: Take 2 – MS Announcement

April 14, 2013

The following is a video from my birthday in 2011, when I made the formal announcement to my friends that I had been diagnosed with MS:

Sharing with the Likes of Annette Funicello, a Beloved Disney Mouseketeer

April 12, 2013

Annette Funicello My official B-day for my child — MS — as I have come to call it (name to be chosen –  think it’s going to be a girl),  I will say is Sept  26, 2011.  This is the Monday following 6 days in the hospital, last 3 days with a steroid treatment. I now have learned that this has to do with inflammation. As you can see, I too am still learning along the way and it has been heading towards two years. But as I learned early on, being referred to as a Newbie from my RN Connie, this journey has chosen me and there was a reason I believe because it was not 2 weeks later I began my research and the first person without any research was Annette Funicello came to mind. Why her name, why research? Well, not sure why, but this woman at the ripe age of 47 at that time (49 when I started doing the research) I just always remembered Annette but also that she had MS. Read more…

Thank Goodness I was smart enough to know my body – Something was not RIGHT!!

April 7, 2013

The following article was originally published on

I was always a very active business owner, running a retail store, working 60-70 hours a week. As a young woman, I used to roller skate and ballroom dance competitively. But in the years past I look back and realize symptoms began several years ago with my Spasms in my feet and toes. I thought my right foot was sprained – reminder of jumping over a fence as a young woman, but a few years ago and several times later, my toes curled up when getting ready to drive, my feet had spasms and I could not walk or move during the middle of the night, but again I just kept working. Read more…

Time Management: A BORING topic made FUN!

July 18, 2011

By: Leah Turner, Turner Time Consulting

OK, I must admit, Time Management is not the most exciting topic to discuss in a blog. We are all adults, and basically we should know how to manage our time, right? We all know about the Stephen Covey – Franklin Quest systems. And we all know that if we don’t manage our time, our time will manage us, blah, blah, blah. So, what the heck am I doing writing a blog about boring old-time management? Well, I want to change the way we look at time management and make it Sexy, Fun, and Exciting!! Impossible, you say? Well, give me a moment of your precious TIME and let’s see if I can change your mind! Read more…