Aug 182017


YEG MS Ep23: Multiple Sclerosis in History Part 2 – This episode is part two of two of, “MS in History.”

In this episode I talk about Metalica, Dr. Jean-Martin Charcot, the vitamin D hypothesis, and the geographic distribution of Multiple Sclerosis.

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Aug 082017


YEG MS Ep22: Multiple Sclerosis in History – This is the first episode which will be broadcast on the, “MS & Me,” internet radio network through This episode is part one or two of, “MS in History.”

I also mention the survey being conducted by Spoonful of Sugar out of London England. This survey is intended for people living with Multiple Sclerosis allover the globe. The link to the survey can be found below.

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Jul 042017

Multiple Sclerosis and Marijuana

YEG MS Ep21: It’s Been Awhile and Marijuana and Multiple Sclerosis?- After more than 6 months the YEG MS podcast is back. In this episode I talk about training, the Canadian Healthcare System, Canada Day, and Marijuana and Multiple Sclerosis. Continue reading »

Jan 302017


YEG MS Ep20: Fat Bikes 4 MS & Kevin Gest- In this episode I interview Molly about the second annual, “Fat Bike 4 MS, ” fundraiser for the MS Society of Canada. I also welcome my first guest from the United States. I had the opportunity to interview the recently diagnosed Kevin Gest who is a competitive cyclist from Phoenix Arizona.

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Jan 112017

Yesterday I responded to a Tweet from @mattalleng after he re-tweeted the question, “Do you follow a diet for #MS?” A screen capture of some of the conversation is below. @molly_macd also joined the conversation. The thread generated two quotes which got me thinking. Molly stated, “Ppl want quick answers but really it’s about how YOU feel. There’s no magic template.” Matt followed up with, “Yes, everyone is D I F F E R E N T. What works for one does not work for all.” I couldn’t agree more. Continue reading »

Dec 062016

Exercise, Marriage, and Multiple Sclerosis


YEG MS Ep19: Exercise, Marriage, and Multiple Sclerosis- This is the first video episode of the YEG MS podcast. In this episode I talk about the positive impact of exercise on marriages/relationships for people who have multiple sclerosis (or the people living with them). I also make reference and highlight the study, “A qualitative investigation of exercising with MS and the impact on the spousal relationship” by Sean Horton et al.

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Dec 012016

Geomagnetic Disturbances & MS

Geomagnetic Disturbances & MS, volume 3- The great part of producing this blog, executing the Really Long Run to End MS, and the YEG MS podcast are the fantastic people I have had the chance to interact with. They have educated, enlightened, and inspired me. It all has lead to some truly incredible experiences. Back on December 13th, 2013 I published a post called, “Geomagnetic Disturbances & MS.” The post was based on a paper I had found on PubMed titled, “Geomagnetic disturbances may be environmental risk factor for multiple sclerosis: an ecological study of 111 locations in 24 countries.” I found the idea fascinating but never really expected to do a follow up post.

Then something unexpected happened.

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Nov 252016


YEG MS Episode 18; Misogyny & Internet Trolls- The quickest follow up podcast in the history of YEG MS. I’m fired up in this one as I take aim at internet trolls after one sent an anonymous email (of course it was anonymous) to one of my colleagues over at The Oilers Rig. Continue reading »

Nov 242016


YEG MS Episode 17; Han Solo Redux- I’m flying solo with no guests. In this episode I touch on: Geomagnetic Disturbances and Multiple Sclerosis, Bryan Bickell, and Remembrance Day. Continue reading »


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