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MS Navigator Jess

Good morning!  Are you looking for support or resources?  Here is a collection of helpful organizatoins, resources and information below, specific to caregivers and carepartners, friends and family.  Check them out! Caregiver.com Coordinates a national network of support groups, financial assistance… Read More

heatherangel

hello im new to this group and i joined because i dont know where else to go. my husband was Diagnose with MS in 2008. i have been his support system since day one. i had the option of not marrying 9yrs ago but, because i was committed to us, loved him no matter what i married him knowing what MS was and what… Read More

MS_Caregiver_Donna

I have always enjoyed a good movie. It’s one of the things I miss about not being able to get out and go places now.  However, you don’t have to go out to see a movie any more; you can now do it in the comfort on your own home and with the benefit of a “pause” button. What would we do without “pause”?  We… Read More

beth19
living with someone with MS

Some one I love dearly has been diagnosed with MS about one year ago ... they have become defeated not doing anything they are suppose to be doing to help the situation.  As a concerned family member could someone please help me motivate them to help themself?!?!  I am at a loss watching this person's symptoms… Read More

kmiriam
Wedding blog*

Hi Friends, After 2+ years "hiding" in the MS closet while I processed what all this means in my life, fought with insurance companies,  learned to give myself shots and sing a song in my head for a half an hour during MRIs :),  I have decided to stop hiding and tell my truth if you will, via a wedding… Read More

corrado2
Brother Diagnosed with MS*

Hello, My brother has been recently diagnosed with MS.  He is a 29 years old and lives with his girlfriend.  I am a married working mother of two children and live about an hour and a half away from him.  I feel deeply impacted by his diagnosis and want to support him in the best way possible.  I really want… Read More

MegFev
Has anyone with MS done IVF?*

This is a bit of a long story and I apologize for that but feel I need to explain my whole situation (or maybe I'm trying to justify my decision...) I've wanted kids since I was a kid. I've always wanted to experience pregnancy, at least once, and being a mom is a huge dream of mine. So I worked with my… Read More

JonL
Housing needs

My wife and I are in the early planning stages of a new home. She wants it to be a good plce for us if/when my MS renders me less capable of things like negotiating stairs, bathing, etc... Give me your insight about these plans. What do I need to be aware of? Any suggestions are good ones. Thanks in… Read More

sereniti1952
In brand new territory*

Hi. I just joined this group because my sister was diagnosed with MS in October and I'm at a loss as to how to help. I live in California and she lives in Florida. We're both in our mid-60s. We haven't been close for many years, but in the last six months have begun to work out our differences and are growing… Read More

Priyanshi-Jain
Depression *

My friend is suffering from MS... She has become quiet... Does not talk anymore... Doesn't let anyone care for her... She earlier never used to stay without talking to me even for a day... Now she has closed herself.. The world doesn't seem anything for her... She gets annoyed very often... I guess her doctor… Read More

Priyanshi-Jain
Depression *

My friend is suffering from MS... She has become quiet... Does not talk anymore... Doesn't let anyone care for her... She earlier never used to stay without talking to me even for a day... Now she has closed herself.. The world doesn't seem anything for her... She gets annoyed very often... I guess her doctor… Read More

larryw1
New to this site*

I'm new to the site. I'm a caregiver dealing with my wife who has MS. She's had it since 1999 but in 20008 had a major exacerbation which we're still dealing with. She is slowly getting worse. This is due to a variety of reasons. (Her own health, doctor's mistaken advice, etc.) She is now in a wheelchair, but… Read More

Crystal12
Starting a family...*

Hi Ladies and Gents Has anyone ever had fears of starting a family knowing that you have MS? No one knows what the cause of MS is but there are theories such as genetics. I personally am terrified at the thought of passing it on to my child. Just my mind racing again lol Read More

kshadley43
Daughter wirh MS*

Im new to this. My daughter is 31 she was recently diagnosed bout 5 yrs ago. I dont understand all the different stages or what to expect. She lost sight in her left eye now has back. She was put on some meds because she was having terrible pain in her face. She couldnt walk. Dr said maybe the meds give a week.… Read More

lizzy34

I have been dating someone with MS for the last 6 months. As time goes on, he shares more about the disease and is more open about what is going on with his symptoms. I have my own personal insecurities about relationships, which creates frustration for him. He feels that i dont dully understand what he is… Read More

giuseppiakajo
Treating MS using a FLOATATION TANK*

I am sharing this Information with you because it comes from my heart. I am not sellling anything nor am I affiliated with anyone. The links that I share are links I've found via a simple online search. I personally have a floatation tank AKA a sensory deprivation tank, (explaination below* or visit www… Read More

daughterofanmsmother
My mom has MS*

I am officially 14 now. I just turned 14 last month. My name is Annysia (A-knee-see-a) I know it is a very uncommon and weird name.  My mom is 34 and has MS. She has had it for about 9 to 10 years now. When I was in 2nd grade. One morning we were getting ready to head out the door for school. My mom was still… Read More

unhcua1
caregiving for a depressed spouse*

I have been married for 31 years to my best friend.  He has had MS for 21 years and the last few years have been challenging for him.  Lately, his mood has been very down due to his increased pain and having to retire medically.   this depressed mood is manifested as irritability alternating with deep… Read More