Russell’s Busy Day at the Lake

I had just spent the 2016 Memorial Day weekend on my parent’s boat and dock. After leaving the lake, we stopped at a favorite eatery. I finally sat down for the first time and felt “it.” I looked at my wife and asked, “Does the floor feel like it’s moving?”

Like many sufferers I did not know what “it” was, and the drive from the dock to the restaurant had masked any symptoms. But I lived on a dizzying, rocking dock around the clock for the next three months.

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A Guide for Our Caregivers

If you are a sibling, parent, child, friend, or caregiver to someone dealing with chronic illness, chances are you may ask yourself occasionally — or nonstop — How can I help? As a full-time caregiver to my wife, and also as a person with MdDS, I’ve written this guide which I hope will help you […]

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Fight to Find Your Purpose

August 25th, 2003 was the day that temporarily… *forever* changed my life. At least that’s what the doctor in San Francisco General thought—“temporary”.

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Robert’s Story: Self-Diagnosed 36 yr-old Atlantan

My name is Robert Lupo, and I live in Decatur, Georgia. I am a 36 year old male who has been experiencing Mal de Debarquement for a little over two years. I left a concert on January 1st 2013 and have been experiencing this syndrome ever since. Throughout the first couple months of experiencing it […]

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Doug’s Strange Days

In March of 2013, my wife and I enjoyed a 7 day Caribbean cruise. I consider us veteran cruisers as we have taken eight or nine cruises in the past. I never experience motion sickness during a cruise, however I always experience the feeling of being still on the ship after disembarking for a few […]

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