I once had a dream to write for Rolling Stone.
I may not have ever landed there, but my passion to put words on paper (or on screens?) has certainly never quieted. My goal is for this list to only grow, but I hope you enjoy the content that I have created on the websites I truly trust and admire.
Why I’m Thankful for My Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis
"It wasn't easy to hear my Multiple Sclerosis diagnosis. But I've come to see what I thought was a curse, turn into a blessing. I have never been more health conscious and more in tune with my body in my entire life—and I can thank my confused immune system for that."
Five Things You Can Do Today to Ease Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms
"I halted my Multiple Sclerosis disease progression through diet, exercise, and mindset—not medication. Let me explain…"
Portland, ME Vegan Dining Guide
“The original Portland (i.e the one Maine, not Oregon, which was named after Portland) recently got some top notch attention by being named Bon Appetit’s Restaurant City of the Year. But, is Portland, Maine vegan-friendly? It sure is. In fact, there are many vegan options in Portland, Maine.”
How I Advocated for Myself When I Was Diagnosed with MS—And How It Changed My Life
“My doctor handed me a list of medications and let me know a bit about them, like how they are administered and what my insurance would most likely cover for me. He asked me to take the list home, think about it and come back to him with a decision as to which one I wanted to take—as if it was a foregone conclusion.
We never once discussed nutrition.”
The Whitman Hanson Express
Community seminar puts the focus on wellness
Although the event ended up being postponed to a later date, I am still really thankful for getting the opportunity to be interviewed for this article on the event I was putting together in Massachusetts.
“Connecting local practitioners of various holistic modalities she began to formulate her goals for the Community Well event, which is to spend the afternoon in both discussion and education.
“‘I want to welcome the vibe of sharing our stories and ask questions- for others -to share their stories. It embraces the sense of connection verses isolation when sometimes having an illness can prove difficult to navigate in regarding sources and support,’ she said.”