Emotional Steps

Even if we don’t see each other on our paths, we know that we are not alone.

Conquering Mountains Figuratively and Literally: A Climb With MS up Kilimanjaro

As long as I can, I will try to climb mountains, travel the world and truly live life to the fullest.

Gray Matter

 “She cries a lot,” I said. “And she says such strange things. Are you sure it’s not affecting her mind?” 

Hello Stranger

MS rendered me ineligible for deployment, dead-ended many assignment opportunities, and I eventually decided to retire.

Disclosing My Diagnosis and Finding My Voice

When I share this experience disclosing my MS at work, I’m reminded that someone is listening that isn’t as empowered yet and that we must help each other.

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My Life Living With Multiple Sclerosis and Surviving Breast Cancer

Surviving breast cancer alongside my MS journey has taught me that I’m stronger than I… Read More

MS Support Groups

Peer Pleasure – Not Pressure

A peer is a lifeline. Finding someone to talk with that is living in the… Read More

Inflation Reducation Act and MS Medications

5 Things To Know About the Inflation Reduction Act & MS Medication Costs

The entire MS community recently celebrated a victory with the passage of the Inflation Reduction… Read More

Age Ain’t Nothing but a Number

As I soon turn 29, I look back at my younger self and think, how… Read More

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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… Read More

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The Unspoken Suffering of Parenthood

When we experience trauma, it isn’t just the event that causes emotional stress, but also… Read More

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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… Read More

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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… Read More

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My Recent Relapse…

Two weeks now after my probable relapse, both my legs feel like they’re full of… Read More

Kids Do Get MS

“My doctor said that kids don’t get MS.” My hope is to squash that myth… Read More

Letter To My Daughter

The night after your 7 month birthday, you and I were alone in the home…. Read More

Life When Your Teenager Has MS

About 5% of people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis are under the age of 18, usually… Read More

Anxiety and MS

It turns out that the prevalence of anxiety disorders in people with MS is roughly… Read More

Surrendering Control?

Yoga has helped me enormously in managing my multiple sclerosis and staying in tune with… Read More

What my dogs do for me

Sometimes I think my dogs do more than anyone to keep me healthy and happy.

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