Tagged: MS

Traveling with Multiple Sclerosis Isn’t Always Easy 0

Traveling with Multiple Sclerosis Isn’t Always Easy

Traveling with Multiple Sclerosis Isn’t Always Easy By Penelope Conway Before multiple sclerosis came along I was an avid traveler. At different times I even lived and worked In Germany, France, Mexico and Jamaica....

Top 3 Must-Have Travel Accessories this Summer 0

Top 3 Must-Have Travel Accessories this Summer

Top 3 Must-Have Travel Accessories this Summer By Alene Brennan Just because you have MS doesn’t mean you can’t have fun in the sun. MS or not, you want to enjoy summer vacations, barbeques...

When Fatherhood Meets MS 0

When Fatherhood Meets MS

When Fatherhood Meets MS It bothers me. I want to do more. Be part of more. See more. And I think, for any father, the “more” is what truly matters. It’s being there for...

Pea and Bacon Pasta Salad 0

Pea and Bacon Pasta Salad

Pea and Bacon Pasta Salad July 4th is almost here!  This recipe only takes a few minutes to make and is fantastic to serve to a crowd. This is the perfect summer pasta salad...

Is This MS? 0

Is This MS?

Is This MS? There was one thing to always look forward to on sick days when I was a child, other than staying home from school. It was watching The Price is Right. A...

Making Travel Possible and a Priority When MS Symptoms Make it Hard 0

Making Travel Possible and a Priority When MS Symptoms Make it Hard

Making Travel Possible and a Priority When MS Symptoms Make it Hard By Stacie Prada In 2014, I visited France for the first time.  I went to Sainte-Chapelle at the recommendation of a neighbor...

Summer… Is That You?!? 0

Summer… Is That You?!?

Summer… Is That You?!? With the end of the longest winter in history outside of Westeros (I see you Game of Thrones Fans) we turn our attention to sunshine and warmer days. And with...

Accessible Travel Guides 0

Accessible Travel Guides

Accessible Travel Guides Looking to plan a vacation this summer, but you aren’t certain what your options are?  Below are three travel guides available in MSAA’s Lending Library that offer insight into travel ideas...

You Are Not Alone: MS and Incontinence 0

You Are Not Alone: MS and Incontinence

You Are Not Alone: MS and Incontinence Because MS affects the central nervous system, it’s difficult to predict what symptoms each person will have. MS can cause complications with vision, muscle control, balance and...

Travel Planning 0

Travel Planning

Travel Planning Can you believe that it’s already June? Time is flying and we’re heading into the summer season full steam ahead. With the way the weather changes it feels like we hardly get...

Read All About It: MSAA’s Newest Publications 0

Read All About It: MSAA’s Newest Publications

Read All About It: MSAA’s Newest Publications Recently, the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America proudly published two new publications: the Winter/Spring 2018 Edition of The Motivator, and the 2018 MS Research Update. This newest...

“Because She’s Sick” 0

“Because She’s Sick”

“Because She’s Sick” Have you ever experienced someone else’s ignorance or intolerance about your MS? Have you ever had someone make you feel different or isolated from the rest of the world? Well you...

June 2018 Artist of the Month: Celebrating the Work of Artists Affected by Multiple Sclerosis 0

June 2018 Artist of the Month: Celebrating the Work of Artists Affected by Multiple Sclerosis

June 2018 Artist of the Month: Celebrating the Work of Artists Affected by Multiple Sclerosis MSAA is very proud to present our 2018-19 Art Showcase – celebrating the work of artists affected by multiple...

MS & Movement 0

MS & Movement

MS & Movement One of the things I love about attending the Annual Meeting of the Consortium of MS Centers is how many studies focus on pinpointing problems in the daily lives of people...

This Side of Hope 0

This Side of Hope

This Side of Hope My mom has lived with MS since her 20s. She was diagnosed before I was born, so MS has always been something that is a “normal” part of my life....

The Truth About Bladder Dysfunction: Symptoms, Management, and Emotional Impacts 0

The Truth About Bladder Dysfunction: Symptoms, Management, and Emotional Impacts

The Truth About Bladder Dysfunction: Symptoms, Management, and Emotional Impacts Bladder dysfunction: often defined as urgency, leaking, frequent urination, and/or incontinence. Although bladder dysfunction affects 78-90% of people with MS, many patients experience feelings...

What do you do when you don’t know what to do? 0

What do you do when you don’t know what to do?

What do you do when you don’t know what to do? By Penelope Conway My life turned into a whirlwind of chaos after I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. I was faced with more...

Mom Duty: Fatigue Edition 0

Mom Duty: Fatigue Edition

Mom Duty: Fatigue Edition The story is always the same.   Mom goes away for the weekend—either for a getaway with friends, or maybe to attend a conference. The trip itself is great. Mom...

Sneaky Alternatives 0

Sneaky Alternatives

Sneaky Alternatives By Lauren Kovacs Alternative approaches to MS are pretty personal. Many of us will try just about anything to add to our medication routine. Short of crazy stuff like putting fried eggs...