Harnessing Destructive Forces

So much of my daily strength is turned into a mask that I wear.

MS and Grief

MS and grief often go together hand in hand. Your past life, how you have lived and memories you will cherish.

The Unspoken Suffering of Parenthood

Editor’s Note: Everyone has their own unique journey with MS, and The National MS Society blog strives to amplify the diverse perspectives of people in the MS movement. While the content of this blog may be sensitive to some, the author is sharing her personal, authentic journey with MS. According to research by Health Research…

Find Your Place of Power: How Online MS Support Groups Can Enrich Your Life

I’m no expert, but after 30 years with MS, I’ve seen my share of support groups.

Being Chronically Ill Does Not Mean Giving up Life’s Joys

Spread the love and tell them that they’re doing life right just because they’re doing life the way they want to.

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