How Early Does MS Begin?

MS prodrome refers to a period of time when vague symptoms occur before full-blown MS erupts.

A Year of Many Lessons

As difficult as this year has been, it’s also been an opportunity for some of us to stop and slow down and appreciate the people and things we have in our lives.

Which Type of MSer Are You?

It’s important to not compare your MS to another. We all experience things differently.

Yes, I Still Care About How I Look

Aging isn’t for sissies, whether you’re able bodied or you’re strapped to a wheelchair.

My Elusive MS Diagnosis

There is also a greater awareness of others, including medical professionals, of the different presentations of this disease.

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Shot in the Arm That I Sorely Needed

While wondering whether winter or the pandemic will ever end, I also wondered whether I… Read More

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Why Did I Wait So Long to Join an MS Support Group? Misguided Fear.

As my local MS support group signed off at the final meeting of 2020, I… Read More

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Answering 12 COVID-19 Questions: Part 3

The National MS Society convened a group of MS experts to develop recommendations regarding the… Read More

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COVID Cleanliness

A year later, and I’m pretty sure a small child has wandered in and is… Read More

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Cane Commentary

Using an assistive device, as these things are known in clinical circles, is a bit… Read More

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Dear Gary and Lisa Part III: Anything Is Possible

Never lose hope, Gary and Lisa. Hope is the most important word in the lexicon… Read More

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Dear Gary and Lisa Part II: The New Pattern of Life

With the passage of time, what was once abnormal for you both will become normal…. Read More

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Dear Gary and Lisa Part I: The Early Years

I am writing to you both twenty-five years into your future. I am going to… Read More

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Yoga and Rehabilitation

In the beginning of 2018, I realized the benefits of yoga in managing my MS… Read More

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At Least

Horses gave me peace. They gave me freedom. They honestly restored my hope that I… Read More

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Driver’s Test From Hell

The test drive with the hand controls went OK and might even have been fun… Read More

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What I Hope You Remember

It’s how I know that you will shine brighter than the stars we wished upon.

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You Can Run, but You Can’t Hide

After many years of hiding, I decided to give one of these MS groups a… Read More

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Where Have All My Friends Gone?

Maybe someday your old friends will come back around. But until then, keep advocating for… Read More

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My Quest for My MS

He informed me, I had primary progressive MS instead of relapsing-remitting MS.

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Saying “Yes” Until I Can’t

Have I taken on too much? Maybe, but it’s doable because, for now, MS is… Read More

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