MS During Isolation

It was odd going through the most challenging moment in my life without my family and friends nearby. We spoke on the phone and video chatted regularly, but it was not the same.

The Cane in the Room

Here’s a unique question: Because of my multiple sclerosis, I walk with a cane. Next week, I’m going to have a face-to-face interview for a job I really want.

MS Tidbits: Pithy Musings on Living with Multiple Sclerosis

Along the way I’ve thought a lot about how MS has affected my day-to-day life. I’ve always been introspective, and I’ve always enjoyed writing. Hence this blog, which shares some observations on living with MS.

Turning a “Wasted Day” Into a “Healing Day”

As we shut out the lights and went to sleep that night, another thought came to me: My MS told me what my body needed. I’m glad I listened.

What 2020 Taught Our MS Community

We start 2021 with renewed hope, inspired by the continued resilience of this community and its ability to reflect, learn and bounce back through life’s many curveballs.

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