Silver Linings Exist: Reflecting on a Decade With MS

10 years after her multiple sclerosis diagnosis, Kristen shares some of the unexpectedly positive side effects of her diagnosis.

How Caregiving as a Child Shaped My Life

A National MS Society employee shares his experiences growing up caring for his mom, who lived with MS, and how that shaped his life.

Fluffy Ball of Cuteness: My Therapy Dog, Francesca

Francesca the therapy dog brings joy to her owner, Bob, who lives with MS.

What You Need to Know About Fall Vaccines: Flu, COVID-19 and RSV

Dr. Lisa Doggett explains why people living with MS should plan to get vaccinated this fall.

I get knocked down, but I’ll get up again

Recovering from a fall can be challenging. Read how one person gets up.

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When the Medication Stops Working

Hearing the phrase “we need to switch your medication, you’ve developed new lesions” is never… Read More

Flying My Fatigue Flag

When the time came for me to consider getting a parking placard, the decision didn’t… Read More

Another Way to Serve My Country

Although I am retired from the Air Force, my passion for serving my country has… Read More

My Support

He compared MS to a tax that your body has to pay. Sometimes the taxes… Read More

The Adventure of a Lifetime

That brings me to why I’m telling you this story in the first place: We… Read More

Not Alone

A lot of uncertainty comes with having MS. But one thing is certain: You don’t… Read More

My Journey to Motherhood

Although MS added an unexpected twist to the story of my life, it has made… Read More

You Can Always Do Something

In helping others, I realized the greatest joy came in how I was able to… Read More

Don’t Sweat the MS

Living with MS, you realize “having it all” is no longer some grandiose vision but… Read More

When Genes and the Environment Collide

As someone who cares deeply for people affected by MS, I am heartened at this… Read More

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Staying above water with MS

One blogger describes finding support and learning to love life again after his MS diagnosis.

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Breaking the cycle of exclusion: Embracing cultural competence in physical activity research for people with MS

Cultural competence in research involves considering the culture and diversity of a population.

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Still Dancing: Overcoming MS to Become an Atlanta Falcons Cheerleader

An MS diagnosis in college didn’t stop Téa from cheering for the NFL.

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Till MS Do Us Part

For one blogger, an MS diagnosis became a chance to rewrite their story.

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Across the Other Side of the Pond, but Connected Through MS

An activist in the U.K. discusses the challenges that the Black MS community faces here… Read More

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Can Black People Get MS?

A blogger debunks the myth that Black people are less likely to have multiple sclerosis.

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