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.

Latest Blogs

driving and MS

Driver’s Test From Hell

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

Mom with MS

What I Hope You Remember

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

MS support group

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

multiple sclerosis support groups

Where Have All My Friends Gone?

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

progressive MS diagnosis

My Quest for My MS

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

working and MS

Saying “Yes” Until I Can’t

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

coordination MS

A Man Gets To Know His Limitations­ (With Apologies To Clint Eastwood)

Playing the drums, which had been effortless and fluid, has become decidedly effortful and deliberate.

accepting MS diagnosis

MS Has Changed Me

I’m a little off and a bit quirky, but those are the things that make… Read More

using a wheelchair MS

I’m Going to Let You in on a Secret

When I made the decision to start using a wheelchair full time, it made a… Read More

2020 reflections living with MS

A Reflection 1 Year in: MS and COVID-19

During 2020, we were sometimes confined and isolated from friends and love ones; however, we… Read More

How Does My MS Impact My Kids?

In short, it seems like in some cases, having a parent with MS helped children… Read More

Facing MS “Guilt”

When a chronic illness like MS barges into your life and the lives of those… Read More

Don’t Ignore the Rest

When is the last time you had a full physical and talked about your health… Read More

Not Just Clumsy

Suddenly, the future that I’d imagined for myself no longer exists. I need to begin… Read More

The Five Worst Things I Have Done Since Being Diagnosed with MS

I can admit to having done some pretty dumb things in my life. A lot… Read More

Do You Panic in the Sun?

Like most people with MS, I am heat intolerant. Many of my symptoms get much… Read More

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