Yvonne deSousa – MS Blog

Yvonne deSousa (author of MS Madness!) writes a blog about MS with a twist of humor in it. Today, she posted a few of my humorous stories. If you like to laugh, check out Yvonne’s book and blog – she’s always in the top 20 blogs for MS year after year.

I Love to Laugh by Melissa Cook

I love to laugh. I laugh every day. The Mary Poppins’ song “I love to laugh, loud and long and clear” couldn’t be more true for me. So, when I wrote my memoir, “The Call of the Last Frontier: The True Story of a Woman’s Twenty-Year Alaska Adventure,” I made sure to include humor whenever I could squeeze it in. We asked beta readers to note in their manuscripts when they smiled or laughed to ensure my attempts at humor were successful.

Following a serious story about waking up nearly blind and having to fly from my tiny logging community on Prince of Wales Island by floatplane into Ketchikan to see an eye specialist, I decided to lighten the mood a bit for my reader. Here is how I ended that chapter.

Check out Yvonne’s blog to read the rest of my guest post:


About the Author

Melissa Cook
Melissa Cook is the author of www.MSsymptoms.me. As a retired high school teacher and school district administrator, she chooses to share her MS story in hopes of benefiting others.