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I had a seizure that led me to get a brain MRI, a diagnosis of MS, and no driving for six months without a seizure. I have been building houses and remodeling
Oh, I have loved art since I was a child, but I didn't get to start truly exploring my love of art until after I was diagnosed with MS. My MS progressed
While I initially thought the numbness on the entire left side of my face was a symptom of recent disc problems in my neck, I contacted my Physiotherapist.
Everyday is a new dance with my invisible partner MS. Sometimes we flow like the white rapids and others like a hurricane. Waking is for sure the
The MS In Me: My life is crazy with MS thinking it owns me. It is like a bad dream cause it cannot be seen for its invisibility. You cannot see this is
But it's not you, I hear him say, it's my MS and it won't go away. Yes our daughter has it too... for it is us, it is not you. How do I say I am crumbling
Question:What year was Michelle Obama's father buried? Reply: Most public records say that he died in 1991 on March 6th. I am pretty sure that is when
QuestionHi. I am Tina, 27 from Iran, I have MS. Please answer my question. May I lost white blobs in brain in MS???????? Thank u Reply: Hi Tina, The
I wake up, determined to realize the potential of today. To see my children off to school with a kiss. To make a hot breakfast for my little daughter.
I saw you on Fox News today and commend you for beings true American and sticking up for all vets.
Challenges of Love: Book 1, A Contemporary Romance Novella about two people who face challenges, in this case MS and blindness, yet still fall in love.
She is beautiful She is beautiful, My gentle, caring girl, She comes out of her home, And comes to sit next to me in my car, Hat on, gloves on, And
When Life Gives You Challenges, Write a Poem - Books 1 & 2, are now available on Amazon! The poetry from our site has now been compiled into an ebook for your reading pleasure. Get your copy today!
And leave a review to get the word out to others who will benefit from these inspirational ebooks. Poems by MSers for MSers and the People Who Love Them.
I was diagnosed Nov 2012 and have quickly progressed to a wheelchair full time. We were not prepared for this and have no insurance. I have applied for
After 2 years of being told by a Falls Clinic Doctor, I have had mini strokes 4 of them, without any scan proof My GP finally ordered a second MRI. I am
I am glad to hear there are other people who have both Diabetes (type 1) and MS. Q: I would like to know how other Diabetics are dealing with both of
Started over 10 yrs ago. Numbness, tingling, walking funny. Now thanks to lesions in spine, I am wheelchair bound, left leg paralyzed, cant walk or stand.
Dear Mr. Williams, I have enjoyed your programs for years. I have had multiple sclerosis since 1980, and submitted a poem several years ago on your
Annette Funicello touched so many during her lifetime. It's hard to see her life end. Even so, she will always be with us in our memories and in our hearts. This brave and beautiful woman will never be forgotten.
Annette Funicello's long time friend, Vince Smith, would like to honor her memory by offering his new single, "Love Me Tender" to all those who loved her as much as he did. He will donate all proceeds to Life in Spite of MS. We thank you, Vince, for your generous donation.
We love you, Annette!!
Wasted time and Wasted tears Where has the time gone? I didn't realize I was just letting my life pass me by I realize now that I let precious time get
My name is Melissa, I was diagnosed with RRMS.I was 9 yrs old when I was diagnosed I am now 34 with 3 children and it seems to be catchin' up with me!!
Yes I have had MS now for about 14 years and have had many stays at the hospital, been told I was crazy and nothing wrong with me, but then a neurologist
I've heard that everyone is first diagnosed with RRMS. I understand little about MS, and I believe it baffles even the experts at times. MY question is,
Although I had been experiencing symptoms for years prior, I was diagnosed with MS on August 28th, 2012. It had been one week more than a year since deciding
On July 17, 2013, National Disability Institute will launch a new series of six free national webinars designed to help people living with multiple sclerosis
MyMSTeam is the fastest growing social network where thousands of people with multiple sclerosis have joined to connect with others who understand what
M.S. You say That in the London fog you lose your way. That you will not go again But you know nothing of how lost I often feel, in the darkness
Kristie Salerno Kent has written a memoir entitled "Dreams: My Journey with Multiple Sclerosis". She is a singer and songwriter who has faced the challenges of MS with the support of her husband.
May 29th - World MS Day is here! I've been so busy and also helping Cir with some MS issues, that it nearly passed us by without at least a comment.
I hope everyone has found their way to the website (link above will open in a new window) to add their motto. If you haven't, I believe there's still time. If you don't make it, it will at least be fun and inspirational to read those that are already on the website.
Awareness of MS is such a crucial piece of the puzzle to solving this enigma of a disease. It's amazing to me when I meet someone who has no idea what it is or they get it mixed up with something like muscular dystrophy.
Because I've lived with it as Cir's caregiver for most of my adult life, it is constantly on my mind and something I deal with daily. Cir is actually going through it and I watch as it eats at him day in and day out, sometimes to the point of being close to giving up.
Fortunately, he loves life so much that that point rarely comes about. I admire him so much for his love of life, his determination, his strength, and bravery. Today marks the eve of our anniversary, so is a special day for us as well. We have lived for 31 years with this third part(ner) in our marriage.
At its worst, it has never been an issue that pulled us apart. In spite of it, we have grown closer, stronger, and more deeply in love than ever before. If I could bear at least half of the burden of living with MS, I would, just to see the relief that would bring to him.
Instead, I will stand with him, support him, love him, and care for him, for as long as we have together - hopefully another 31 years.
Happy Anniversary my love and Happy World MS Day everyone!
Kristin Bennett Mom's With MS MomsWithMS.com is a private community made for moms and moms to be who are diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, to discuss
Basking in the sunlight, watching people at Walnut Beach. Children running here and there, laughing, screaming, inventing games, accusing each other
Hi Everyone! With hopes and prayers I am going to attempt the Challenge Walk, which is a 50 mile, 3-day walk for MS in September of this year (2013).
I'm 43 and have primary progressive multiple sclerosis. I was diagnosed about 4 years ago. 2 years before me being diagnosed, my son, who at the time was
The Anonymous MS Page is where you can go to vent about MS. Don't worry that someone will wonder; "why did he say such a thing"? or "she really shouldn't think that way". Say what you like.
Multiple sclerosis can be the most difficult disease to diagnose, but when proper diagnosis is made, the main challenge is to cope with the disease as
Hi, my name is Ben White. I am a college student, a amateur filmmaker, and a brother to a strong, phenomenal person dealing with Multiple Sclerosis.
When you see double of a good looking guy!! You think it's your lucky day, but it's just double vision.
...For MS Patients Question: Are there any financial assistance programs for spouses who have had to quit working to care for spouses with MS? I had
There are some sicknesses that you can avoid. There are some you can get rid of. And then there are also those that you have no choice but to live with,