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By Patticake - October 5, 2017
Sensation can be a good thing or, as in my case, a not so good thing. In 1994, I lived where I could walk around the lake, 2 miles around. So, I... READ MORE

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By Lori Beach-Grass - October 5, 2017
I love being clean. Not only being clean, but getting clean. When I was going into first grade, the “Big Girl” grade, my mom told me that I could shower at night,... READ MORE

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By Phil See - Get Back Your Music - October 5, 2017
My MS Center band called Axon at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle was a goal of mine early on when I started my free Get Back Your Music #gbym sessions two years... READ MORE

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By Gooch - September 26, 2017
After my treatments with myriad drugs and healthy foods, I decided to take my act on the road to New York City, unfortunately the day for President Trump to address the UN.... READ MORE

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By Phil See - Get Back Your Music - September 26, 2017
When I first started my free Get Back Your Music jam sessions for patients with any neurological disorder, a goal was to form a “band of misfits”, if you will, made up... READ MORE

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By Lori Beach-Grass - September 26, 2017
We are fair people. I’m not talking about fairzy squarezy…although we strive for that. I mean FAIRS. 4H houses filled with beautiful gingham handmade blouses and gigantic pumpkins, cow barns, Tilt-a-Whirls, and... READ MORE

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By Nanny - September 26, 2017
Thirty five years ago, I developed a slight limp. For some reason, I had trouble making my right foot get into its shoe. I began to notice other women my age were... READ MORE

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By JKeith - September 22, 2017
MS showed up with a vengeance in September of 1999. It hit in my brainstem and I was completely debilitated overnight. In the space of 5 hours or so, I went from... READ MORE

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By RuthGeller - September 18, 2017
Life’s journey is always unpredictable. And, when I was diagnosed with MS more than thirty years ago I was totally unprepared for my new reality; unprepared for how my life would change... READ MORE

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By FAROESMAN - September 18, 2017
I was briefly hospitalized in Torshavn on the Faroe Islands and was told by the doctor that I was treated to Rosen the same as Multiple Sclerosis. I got a drop of... READ MORE

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By Nancy W - September 8, 2017
Devin shared his disability story so I thought I would share mine here. I was diagnosed in November 2003. For 5 months before that, I went through the diagnosis process, working full... READ MORE

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By frevels - September 8, 2017
I have had MS for 15 years. My neurologist said to me one day. “Don’t loose your positive attitude or your sense of humor.” It is what saves you. My MS is... READ MORE

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By Laura73 - September 8, 2017
I was taking Gilenya last year and it “allows me” to get Cancer. I am in remission now but now have another scary problem, my MS doctor does not feel comfortable having... READ MORE

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By Lori Beach-Grass - September 8, 2017
I have lived my life by the bell for as long as I can remember. First… grade school, middle school, and high school. Then, junior college and university. Then, as a mommy... READ MORE

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By Lori Beach-Grass - August 29, 2017
There are ten minutes before the final bell of the school year rings. The students are buzzing around my classroom like little bees. What’s the buzzzzzz? “Ms. Beach will you… *Write something... READ MORE

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By Lori Beach-Grass - August 29, 2017
We searched and we searched. We put our ears on it and listened. We sprayed every inch with soapy water. We submerged it, longingly looking for bubbles. It seemed hopeless. There was... READ MORE

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By Nancy W - August 18, 2017
This morning I woke up overwhelmed with all the things I could or should do today. MS causes me fatigue when I have to make all the little decisions of daily living.... READ MORE

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