Disability Without Poverty

For the last year it has been my absolute honour to volunteer with a new movement, Disability Without Poverty.  There are far too many disabled people living in poverty in Canada. Some say it’s 1.4 million, others say it’s 1.7… Continue Reading…


Infusiastic on a 5 month cycle

I have multiple sclerosis that began aggressively and rejected most medical approaches to calm it down. I have a range of disabilities that mean I use a power wheelchair full time and spend at least 16 hours a day in… Continue Reading…


Time to catch up

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times … Reader, I married him. I’ve not particularly been on the ball as a blogger during the pandemic. In some ways, my life didn’t change that much. I… Continue Reading…


Canada, it’s you not me

Dear Canada We have to talk. It’s just not working. It’s you, not me. No, really, it’s you. This whole idea of having a healthcare system that’s partially controlled by provinces and territories, and partially controlled by the federal government… Continue Reading…


Following the science

I don’t often talk about the nitty-gritty of my MS, just the broad strokes, but I think it’s time for me to dish out some details in the hope that it will explain the need for change. And, if you… Continue Reading…

Michelle in wheelchair with lightsaber fighting Dart Vader