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.

 


MS Articles From Around The Web

Finding the Silver Lining

Finding the Silver Lining Six summers ago, I was a broke artist living in her first NYC apartment. I was smoking, living on crackers and coffee, and refused to pay for an air conditioner and...

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Information Overload

Information Overload Is anyone else getting tired of other people telling you how to manage your MS? “Eat this, not that.” “I read this book that told me you should be doing this.” “But...

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The Power of “I Am”

The Power of “I Am” It’s so easy to get wrapped up in our own negative thoughts, especially with the number of symptoms we have. Do you ever say something to yourself like, “I...

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Run a Myelin My Shoes

Run a Myelin My Shoes We are “Run a Myelin My Shoes” (RAMMS), a team of 96 people from 25 U.S. states and 16 nations. 49 of us live with multiple sclerosis (MS); 47...

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Cleats for a Cause

Cleats for a Cause While some symptoms of MS are visible, often times, they’re not. Symptoms like fatigue, numbness, tingling and mood changes can bring a chorus of, “But you don’t look sick” comments...

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A Letter to My Body Five Years Later

A Letter to My Body Five Years Later Three games of volleyball a night is getting a lot tougher than it used to be. I’m not sure if it’s because of my age (40...

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The Reluctant Athlete

The Reluctant Athlete In the months that it took for me to get my diagnosis, I became increasingly desperate for one. The 10 months that bridged November 2015 to September 2016 were a source...

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Medicare Annual Election Period: What You Should Know

Medicare Annual Election Period: What You Should Know The Medicare Annual Election Period (AEP), or Medicare Open Enrollment Period (OEP), has arrived. With approximately 25 to 30 percent of people with MS enrolled in...

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Not How it's Always Been

Not How it's Always Been At work, have you ever asked why something is the way it is, and you’re told: “I don’t know… that’s just how it’s always been done.” Even just typing...

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Fever Fatale

Fever Fatale “A fever could be life threatening.”   That single line from an old episode of “The West Wing” prompted me to immediately Google whether, in fact, a fever is fatal to someone...

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