Category Faces of Myelopathy

A DCM Warrior Story

heart shaped stone carved with the word hope

As I’m sure everyone is aware, Esther is taking a little break from the blog and I offered to have a go at it. To my shock and surprise she said “sure, Cathan; give it a go”. Buckle up, everyone;…

Winter 2024 Virtual Coffee Breaks

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Esther is taking a much-deserved break from the blog this month but wanted to remind everyone of the Virtual Coffee Break dates over the next couple of months. These online gatherings offer a space for people to come together, share…

Coffee with Esther (December 2023)

How Can We Help Ourselves? The coffee breaks are back and going great. We have had a few new members come along and join in. It’s great to see new faces as well as the regular ones. We’ve been discussing…

Coffee with Esther (November 2023)

Feeling Invisible Hi again, After a month’s holiday, we re-started up the Virtual Coffee Breaks in October. I wouldn’t call surgery a holiday, but I needed the break after it. We all said how much we’d missed the connection that…

Interview with Jay Cantebrigge

What is your name and where do you live?     My name is Jay, and I live in a rural village on the edge of the Cambridgeshire Fens with my dog, Daisy. Can you tell us a bit about yourself?  I’m…

Myelopathy: A Caregivers Perspective

man and woman comforting each other

Hi everyone and welcome to my first blog! My name is Kevin and I am a moderator for the Myelopathy Caregivers Support Group on Facebook. So naturally I thought that my blog should focus on Myelopathy, but from a caregivers…

Interview with Dr James Guest

What is your name and where do you live?   James Guest, Miami Can you tell us a bit about yourself? What do you do when you are not working with Myelopathy.org? What do you do during your spare time?     Neurosurgeon, I’m…

Interview with Theresa Roberts

Throughout this summer, we at Myelopathy.org have been working hard on our summer fundraiser, Shining a Light on DCM. Our community, however, has been working even harder; for the first time in our history, we launched a fundraising event owned…

Interview with Tammy Blizzard

What is your name and where do you live? My name is Tammy Blizzard and I live in State College, Pennsylvania, USA. Can you tell us a bit about yourself? What do you do during your spare time? I am…

Coffee with Esther (July 2023)

It’s Time to Make the Change… Hi All, I hope you are all enjoying the warm days and sunny weather. The Virtual Coffee Breaks have been full of people jetting off on their summer holidays or enjoying days out with…