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Yvonne deSousa

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Yvonne deSousa has worked as a street sweeper, a shell seller, a babysitter, a candy peddler, and a guest house manager, all before the age of sixteen. Later on she worked as a waitress, sales clerk, library assistant, victim’s advocate, and at the front desk of a doctor’s
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Two years before Yvonne’s diagnosis of multiple sclerosis, a relative volunteered her to write an article for a local newspaper. Little did she know it was the beginning of a writing career. When MS threatened to turn her into a lunatic, she started writing more frequently and quickly discovered that writing about the insanity that is MS was helping to keep her sane.

Her work has appeared on CapeWomenOnline.com, and in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Finding My Faith a
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Multiple Sclerosis helps move my mom


Cold, Allergies, MS or Stress


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Yes, a move was doing me in. And don’t worry, you don’t have déjà vu.   My mom is moving, not me.


How is it that 3 months ago I moved into a lovely complex that’s 85% elderly folks, but my mom is moving into a hip, gorgeous one bedroom filled with young people?


My mom’s n...

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" Interesting and makes a lot of sense Nancy- thank you! I'm on Rebif so no wonder I was a total mess. "
" Happy New Year Penny! Not sure what would be a good substitute- never thought about it- MS brain again. Problem is, these are the only things I know h ...more "
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Young Jane Young by Gabrielle Zevin
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" Ewwwww... so right. That would have been WAY worse! Things an always be worse and with MS they can also, always be weirder. About the only thing I kno ...more "
" Thank you for all of that Penny- so super kind of you! I am feeling better already! A gym specifically for MS patients sounds awesome. Where I live is ...more "
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Miss Fortune by Albina Hume
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“A fascinating gem of a memoir.”

One of the more compelling memoirs I have come across. As a young girl growing up in the Ukraine, Albina wanted to be independent and successful. She knew she would have to work hard to achieve that dream and so workin
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I Was Here by Gayle Forman
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STUFFology 101 by Brenda Avadian
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When I came across Stuffology 101 by Brenda Avadian and Eric Riddle I doubted I would find it helpful. I tend towards minimalist sensibilities and cringe just at the commercials for the popular hoarder shows. But I was surprised to find that the book ...more
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