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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Imaginary Pain

Imaginary Pain The buzzing throughout my arms, hands, legs and feet had not let up for 3 full days. My annual checkup with my neurologist was just a day away, so I figured, what...

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Driving My MS

Driving My MS In early 2009, I decided to buy a new car.  The previous few years had been a whirlwind of events, including the birth of our first child, big career changes, finishing...

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Not Pre-Existing

Not Pre-Existing I can still remember the very last time I called to schedule a blood donation. Donating blood was something I used to do regularly—it was a way I could give back.  ...

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The Road Ahead

The Road Ahead “Don’t spend a lot of time imagining the worst-case scenario. It rarely goes down as you imagine it will, and if by some fluke it does, you will have lived it...

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If That Day Comes

If That Day Comes Life is tough. You get thrown curve ball after curve ball, and when you first start to play the game, you might get a black eye, a broken bone or...

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When You Have MS, Politics is Personal

When You Have MS, Politics is Personal Since last summer’s failed congressional efforts to repeal many provisions of the 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA), the hashtag #IAmAPreExistingCondition has peppered countless social media updates. Current...

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Helping Others to Understand

Helping Others to Understand “I’m exhausted.”   “Oh, me too! I know exactly how you feel! I went to bed really late and haven’t had my coffee yet!”… Original Source: MS Connection (adsbygoogle =...

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MS vs. Airport Assistance

MS vs. Airport Assistance After our last holiday to Nashville, Tennessee, I had to do something about how I navigate the airport. I could not be ill on this holiday. Not like last time....

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The Adequation Complex

The Adequation Complex “One of the most important things to someone with a chronic illness is to be treated as an equal. Having MS does not make me any different than someone who does...

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Lessons for My Children

Lessons for My Children I still check on my boys every night—I don’t think they will ever be too old for me to peek in while they sleep, marveling at these gifts I have...

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