By Laura Bradford
Been feeling just a little off the last few days. The first day I managed to work around it. The second, proved to be a little harder but I still managed to make a go of my day. Yesterday, not so much. And today? Well, the verdict is still out.
Now here's the thing about me. I like to do stuff. As in real stuff. Other than writing and the time suck of social media, I'm not a computer girl. I don't have an I-Pod, I-Phone, or any of the other gadgets that take so much of people's time these days. I don't really watch TV (except Survivor and a very occasional--as in once every three weeks or so--episode of The Ellen Show). Sitting still, staring at a screen for too long bores me to tears. And sitting on a couch? Unless there's a fire nearby, I can handle that for a limited time as well.
I am, essentially, the anti-couch potato. So having something like M.S., that could, potentially, affect my mobility later in life seems rather ironic, don't you think?
Fortunately for me, I'm doing really well. The medication I take has kept the disease from progressing and I rarely have flares. Whether my current onslaught of symptoms is considered a real flare or not remains to be seen, but I'm hoping it's more of a mini-flare.
That said, I'm forcing myself to rest as I know it's the quickest way to rebound if it is, indeed, a mini-flare. So, I'm left with reading (which is great), writing in bed (which can work, too), and the pile of movies I've accumulated over the years for a quick pick-me-up.
My favorite go-to pick-me-up movies of choice? 27 Dresses, Hitch, and the still-makes-me-giggle Housesitter (Goldie Hawn and Steve Martin are awesome together).
What about you? What's your pick-me-up movie (s) of choice?