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Posted by george - October 9th, 2014

I was diagnosed with ms in 2008 at age 50. I was a high functioning drug addict and alcoholic. The 2 years following my diagnosis was absolute hell. I lost the will… READ MORE

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Posted by Mel - October 6th, 2014

I was first diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2010. It started out as blindness in my right eye. I went to the emergency room and test were ran to show that I… READ MORE

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Posted by Becky - September 25th, 2014

I had set out yesterday morning to tell you all about my sh**ty summer and then everything changed. You see, since this May, I have been battling a nasty case of C…. READ MORE

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Posted by oyvey65 - September 12th, 2014

I was grandfathered into an MS Yoga CLASS in Seattle, WA. I have Stage IV: ILBC, with Brain-Mets. I am also, an OUTLIER — NEVER supposed to SEE age 40; I am… READ MORE

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Posted by ed - September 11th, 2014

Over the course of more than a decade, I had been complaining to my doctors of periods of utter and complete exhaustion; fatigue that made my legs feel like concrete posts and… READ MORE

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Posted by Phil - September 11th, 2014

Hi my name is Phil diagnosed in 2003 with progressive MS told by my neurologist I would be statistically in a wheelchair 2008. Still not, but still slowly degrading. Using a cane… READ MORE

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Posted by DarleenM - September 11th, 2014

After my MS diagnosis in 2005 I bought myself a necklace with 3 silver circles engraved with courage, strength and spirit. Of these, the concept I work hardest to maintain is spirit…. READ MORE

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Posted by Penny - September 9th, 2014

Any of us with MS understand there are days we feel better than others. Days filled with fatigue are often misunderstood by well-meaning family members and friends who believe if we only… READ MORE

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Posted by Mike - September 5th, 2014

My wife was diagnosed in 1995. Her main complaint has always been pain; mostly in the legs, but the pain does travel in many different areas of her body. She use to… READ MORE

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Posted by Leann Henshaw - September 3rd, 2014

……as in I am the FIFTH member of my family to be diagnosed with MS. My dad, and three of his sisters, all had MS. One had Primary Progressive, and died in… READ MORE

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Posted by Nancy Starks - September 2nd, 2014

In January 2004, I just spent my birthday with a real bad case of stomach flu to the point of not being able to keep food or liquid down. My husband took… READ MORE

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Posted by isha.louise - September 2nd, 2014

I was officially diagnosed a few months ago, only after months of testing and a stint in the hospital. I’m 21 years old and have to use a cane while walking. I’ve… READ MORE

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Posted by Patricia - August 27th, 2014

I am a verbally medically retired RN because I was honest and told my supervisor the day I found out, that I have MS. It became a long ugly story that was… READ MORE

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Posted by Tamsen - August 23rd, 2014

i hope this isn’t too long and wordy, but here goes! i had been a legal wordprocessor in san francisco since 1987. about 1997 i started to feel tingling in my right… READ MORE

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Posted by Sebastian Mortensen - August 22nd, 2014

So calling it an invisible illness is a well-known alias for MS, but I assumed, being an MS patient, that this invisibility only applied to people looking at it from the outside,… READ MORE

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Posted by Billie73 - August 8th, 2014

Can I let you in on a little secret? It’s something meaningful and I’d like to share it with you. Before getting all philanthropic and philosophical, having multiple sclerosis is not a… READ MORE

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Posted by April - August 8th, 2014

I can never remember a time I wasn’t in pain. As a young girl my father always told me it was growing pains. I would wake up screaming with leg cramps in… READ MORE

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Posted by Michelle - August 7th, 2014

There is a spot in the pavement that is my starting point for my one mile jog that I do two, maybe three times a week, if I am feeling really good…. READ MORE

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Posted by Sylvia Martin - August 6th, 2014

I became ill in 1999. The fatigue was overwhelming. I saw a physician who after hearing my symptoms told me it was either depression or Lupus. The blood test came back with an… READ MORE

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