Parenting With Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body.

 


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Bringing Us Closer

Bringing Us Closer Living with MS can sometimes feel like you’re stranded on an island by yourself. People who don’t have MS might not fully understand what you’re going through, and others living with...

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A Journey of Hope

A Journey of Hope It was a beautiful summer day. I was riding my bike and my wife, Kathy, was walking. When we met back at our starting point, she said to me, “I’m...

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Family Vacation

Family Vacation Growing up, I sometimes got a little bummed that I was born five days before Christmas. It felt like my birthday, compared to my brothers, was rushed and forgotten. I was never...

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Thinking About Emotional Wellness

Thinking About Emotional Wellness Last week, I attended the American Academy of Neurology meeting in Los Angeles. There were several studies presented on aspects of emotional health, and it got me thinking about how...

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The Past and Future of MRI in MS

The Past and Future of MRI in MS Most people who have been diagnosed with MS have had at least one MRI scan done of their brain. Having a scan can be a strange...

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Dealing with Literal Loneliness

Dealing with Literal Loneliness Being diagnosed with MS at any age is never fun, but when you’re a young person diagnosed with MS, it seems to change more in your mind than just myelin!...

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The Heart of Service

The Heart of Service I often divide my life with MS into two parts: BC (Before Chair) and AD (After Disability). I was diagnosed with MS in 1988, the beginning of BC. At the...

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It's Time

It's Time Have you ever had a moment where you realize, “it’s time?” Time to make a change and let go of the past? When I was 10 years old, I had my first...

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What I Wish…

What I Wish… MS symptoms vary from person to person. Even more, symptoms are often invisible. Because of this, it can be difficult to describe your symptoms or get someone to relate to your...

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Turning Adversity into Opportunity

Turning Adversity into Opportunity When you’re faced with an adverse situation, there are three ways to look at it: a problem, a challenge or an opportunity. A problem is something that festers—it negatively affects...

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