From Danny at Dream Big, Dream Often
It has been quite a while since I have given an update on my life living with MS so I thought I’d share how things are going. I know for most of your this type of update does impact you, but I do have followers who live with the disease and I want to encourage and support them in any way I can.
My first day hooked up – 2011
The infusion happened over 5 days and they leave this in your arm…
Finally leaving the hospital – 2011
I have an appointment with the neurologist at the end of March to follow-up on a new medication I am beginning in April. The medication is called Ocrevus and is an infusion I’ll take every six months in the hospital or doctor’s office. The initial treatment is administered in two sessions, two weeks apart. At each of these sessions, I will receive 300…
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I saw this on The Militant Negro and tagged myself with his questions:
Q: Have you ever been in love? Twice
Q: What is your favorite drink? Coffee, black
Q: What is your favorite song? The second side of Abbey Road, by the Beatles.
Q: What is your zodiac sign? Scorpio
Q: What is your favorite show? Foyles War
Q: What is your favorite band? Cold Play.
Q: Something you really miss. Working with mental health clients.
Q: Where do you go when you are sad? Into my head.
Q: Have you ever been in a physical fight? Many times.
Q: What is your favorite color? Blue
Q: Loud music or soft? Loud
Q: Favorite actor. Ryan Gosling
Q: Do you have any fears? What are they? I have agoraphobia, which makes going outside a challenge.
Q: Meaning behind your blog name. I sometimes make art. My name is Rob Goldstein.
Q: Last time you said you loved someone. 10 minutes ago.
Q: Last book you read. I just finished re-reading ‘Miss Lonely Hearts’ by Nathaniel West.
Q: The book you are currently reading. The PDR.
Q: Last sport you played. Weight Lifting.
Q: Last song you sang. “Tu Voz” by Ramon Cabrera
Q: Favorite food. Greek Yogurt.
Q: Place you want to visit. Downtown San Francisco.
Q: Favorite flavor of sweet. Chocolate
Q: What instruments do you play? The harmonica, very badly.
Q: Favorite piece of jewelry. None.
Thank you to The Militant Negro for providing the questions!
Rob Goldstein 2018
from The Writer’s Playground
(Note: I wrote this many years ago for the now closed website Gather.com. This is true. It was my life.)
One child hid inside the darkness
One child never said a thing
One child closed his eyes and disappeared
But at night I still can hear him whispering, whispering, whisper…
~Dream Theater, Dead Winter Dead~
Part 1: Mr. Bear and ABBA
Tick tock, tick tock, the long arm of the clock dragged from one number to the next. How I needed the day to end, to escape the classroom, the snickers, and the laughter. Please let that bell ring soon. She was talking to the entire classroom, our 3rd-grade teacher, Mrs. Olgren. The echoing click from the wall drowned out her voice as I counted down the minutes before I could get home.
“Melanie, would you please sit still for a few more minutes?” Mrs. Olgren sighed in my…
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