HealthLine’s Best MS Blogs of the Year

I’m honored to be included among HealthLine’s best MS blogs of the year, along with such rock stars as Marc Stecker (Wheelchair Kamikaze), Lisa Emrich (Brass & Ivory), and Dave Bexfield (Active MSers). Check out all of them at Best…
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Behind the Diagnosis

I generally try to avoid obsessing about doctors, medical visits and hospital stays (both on the blog and in real life!), because life is so much more than just a diagnosis. Daphne Xiao is a medical student, soon to be…
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Accessible Tourism in Queensland

One of these…years…I’ll finish writing about our trip to New Zealand, but in the meantime, the government of Queensland, Australia, has published a guide for businesses on inclusive tourism. Inclusive Tourism: Making your business more inclusive and accessible Sandra Rhodda,…
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Explaining: It Makes Everything All Right

I had some time to kill after lunch, and decided to check out a clothing store in downtown Boulder that I had seen multiple times, but had never gone into. Getting in was a little tricky; it was slightly uphill,…
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Wanaka and Mount Aspiring National Park

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series 2014 New Zealand

Our next stop was Wanaka, a small lakeside town in the Queenstown Lakes District. On the way there from Te Anau we drove through wildly popular and buzzing Queenstown, and were glad that we’d decided to base ourselves in Wanaka…
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Te Anau and Milford Sound

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series 2014 New Zealand

The southwest coast of New Zealand’s South Island is called Fiordland. It’s a remote, sparsely populated wonderland of mountains, forests and deep ocean sounds. This part of the trip entailed the most planning and probably engendered the most anxiety on…
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