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Resiliency With MS

People living with MS are often familiar with, and at times masters of, resiliency. Resiliency is the ability to adjust to misfortune or change; with the many day-to-day unknowns of MS, share with us a time that you needed to embrace resiliency. What helped you get through the difficult time?  Read More

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Pain is a common symptom of MS, but one that is commonly misunderstood. In one study, up to 55% of people with MS experienced clinically significant pain. Have you experienced pain related to your MS? Have you found strategies for managing pain? Share your questions, experiences and tips below. Read More

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Nutrition

I fell in love with nutritional healing when I had my first child in 1996.  When I was diagnosed with MS in 2009, even though I was scared and chose at first Copaxone, I made a decision to give my body a chance to find its way to healing through nutrition.  After ordering all the books on Amazon.com about MS… Read More

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The holidays can be a wonderful time to connect with loved ones, and celebrate the season.  But, all that activity when you have MS-related fatigue is also physically and emotionally exhausting! What strategies have you found to help limit the effects of fatigue so that you can be ready for this Holiday season? Read More

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Managing MS related Depression*

Depression is not a sign of personal weakness. It is a significant, potentially life-threatening, symptom of MS that interferes with function and quality of life and makes other MS symptoms feel worse. Have you experienced depression related to your MS? Share your experiences and tips on how you manage… Read More

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For the past few weeks our Blogs have been focusing on the topic of social wellness. Some, like You Shouldn’t Be Parked There by Teisha Rose, talks about the challenges of having a social life with MS and society’s perception of what being disabled looks like. An issue many with MS struggle with…..“But you look… Read More

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Parenting with MS*

MS can feel like an uninvited guest to your family. While it can mean a missed baseball game or last-minute change of plans, it also can bring parents and children together in positive ways – like- movie night, relaxing at home, and even prompting meaningful conversations. How has MS changed your family life… Read More

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Summer Fun!*

Summer is upon us which—for some people—can mean worsening of MS symptoms due to the heat. What will you do to “beat the heat” and still have FUN this summer? Read More

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Mommy Strength*

Being a Mom changed every single part of me, including how I handle my DX and life with MS. We (Moms) do not have time to fold to MS. We have diapers to change, laundry to do and little lives to manage. SO we put on our Mommy strength and get it done! I do my best and forget the rest! Where does your Mommy… Read More

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March Discussion of the Month: What is your…

As we head into MS Awareness Week, March 5th – 11th many awareness events are happening around the nation and social media is lighting up with stories of our collective strength. We all know that overcoming the challenges of MS requires strength, and often more than a little creativity. Whether it’s inventing a… Read More

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Hello community members – My name is Nicole Schulte and I am the new Manager of MSconnection.org. I have been living with MS for 11 years, and I know how important it is to find and maintain a supportive community of people who understand what you’re going through. I am very excited to be a part of this GREAT… Read More

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Living life with MS is better with support from friends, family, neighbors and healthcare professionals. This month, in honor of National Family Caregivers Month, we invite you to join us for a conversation honoring MS carepartners. Tell us what you value most from your carepartner. And if you’re a carepartner,… Read More

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Does uncertainty about your future keep you awake at night? Does anxiety about moving safely stop you from participating in activities you enjoy? Do you ever feel unsettled and irritable? Do you worry about how MS may be impacting family and friends? Do you just not feel like your typical self?     If you live… Read More