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.

Latest Blogs

Saying Yes to Research

During one of my first visits with my neurologist, he asked me a question that… Read More

Lessons for the New Year

After all, one of the most important lessons we learned in 2020 is that we’re… Read More

Mealtime on Fatigue Days

If your mealtime doesn’t look like the traditional “family meal” experience, that’s OK. Your kids… Read More

Returning to Work

I knew this was going to be a milestone year, but I had no idea… Read More

Stuck in the Middle

I have a lot to be thankful for, but that doesn’t negate the fact that… Read More

MS Virtual World

I take every opportunity I have and participate in as many webinars as I can… Read More

Happy (Enough) Holidays

Don’t add more stress for yourself. This year has been stressful enough. Maybe this holiday,… Read More

20 Gift Ideas Under $150 That Keep MS in Mind

We’re sharing some gift ideas and favorite items from the MS community to help you… Read More

What Do You Want To See? My MRI Scans?!

This disability symbol includes all types of disabilities ranging from wheelchairs to a perfectly “normal”… Read More

The Joy and Meaning of Caregivers

I’ve realized since my diagnosis that a “life sentence” of MS can be just as… Read More

Shot of Courage

My doctors encouraged me to get a flu shot, as they do every year. But… Read More

The Shame Behind Being Chronically Ill

There have been many times since my diagnosis of relapsing-remitting MS in 2015 that I… Read More

The Strong One

But there are some things, like a chronic illness, that simply cannot be fixed, and… Read More

Summer Retrospective… Yes, I Went There, I’m Looking Back

I’m so thankful for the ADA and for everyone who fought to make it a… Read More

Making Peace with My New Normal

Coming to terms with having a chronic, incurable illness like MS doesn’t happen immediately. It… Read More

Dear Dad

Dear Dad, Telling you I have MS is the hardest thing I’ve had to do… Read More

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