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Ever have one of those moments*

Where it just sneaks up on you and you find yourself crying over all of this, and you just can't seem to catch your breath, because quite frankly sometimes with this disease you just can't catch a break? It's either the physical pain, being emotionally drained, sick of pills, sick of pills not working half the… Read More

Are you reading this from your bed?*

Hi, my mom has had MS for 8 years and she's now completely bed-ridden. She's looking to connect with others who might be in similar situations. She shared a post about it on her blog, but no one has responded to her, and I know she is very lonely. What's your story? Would you share it with her? Link: http… Read More

Day-to-day, how do you manage? *

While I have been living with MS symptoms for almost a decade, I was only diagnosed last year as that is when I had my first real episode.  I have a fantastic Neurologist at the Montreal Neurological Institute but I find that they really only treat the progression of the illness and do not focus on the day-to… Read More

World MS Day 2017! *

Today is World MS Day, more than 75 countries will join together to raise global awareness and share their best tips for living well with MS. Share a tip on how you  #LifewithMS because#WeAreStrongerThanMS Read More

MS setback.*

Hello my name is Matthew Williams, I am 23 years old & I was born & raised in TX. I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis when I was 18. I have been able to control it , I've only had one bad episode since 2012. I'm currently taking AUBAGIO & its working it's just around February it hit me hard & I wasn't able… Read More

drugs *

Hi I'm hoping someone could help me out. I was diagnosed on the younger side at age 15. I'm 18 now and I was wondering how alcohol and street drugs affect ms since a lot of my friends participate in such things. I have my medical marijuana card, but I was wondering if alcohol or drugs like shrooms, molly, lsd… Read More

Advice needed on daily living*

In a few weeks it will have been 6 months since my diagnosis. My particular MS has had me tremendously disabled and out of work since almost three months prior to diagnosis.  Navigating life on its terms has been a huge challenge since my health to move on one day at a time alludes me...the rug was pulled out… Read More

Service dog assistance *

My balance has become very bad and I have tripped, fallen and stumbled. My husband and I decided to get me a service dog. We did research and realized that for balance I would need a BIG dog. So we found a 2 year old Great Dane. She is such a love, her personality is amazing. Already at home she "holds" me up… Read More

Surreal Mother's Day*

This is my first Mother's Day since my diagnosis back in Dec 2016, my mom passed the very next day after this very day when i finally knew the cause of all my MS symptoms i'd had for years. It feels so surreal with tremendous loss and emptyness is apparent. Although my mom and my relationship was strained there… Read More

Diet *

I have read about two completely different t diets to help reduce symptom progression one full of protein (Whals) and second a low fat low meat diet. Both are full of fruit and veggies. What has everyone else decided to do? And had it made a difference in your symptom progression? Thanks Read More

Govt red tape nightmares*

I've heard some stories about it but never experienced it like i did this week. Due to my MS i stopped working in Sept 2016...was diagnosed with MS in Dec 2016. At that time my neurologist got me a handicap placard. In late Dec 2016 i had to stop driving for safety reasons. My neurologist and PCP had me file… Read More


would love to hear recommendations for shoes/ brands.  I work in corporate America, white collar, but the heels have to go.  Dansko?  Allegra?  Biggest issue currently is not balance, it is pain in large / big toe joint on both sides.  Thanks! Read More


I try to help with cooking or other things around the house I used to do, but I can't or I'm having extreme difficulty! I just boiled rice now I feel like I want to lay down! Hopefully I hear back from anybody who has advice or any helpful hints. Read More

RRMS and Chronic Pain*

Hi I am new here and looking for support. I have RRMS along with a combination of multiple other diagnosis. I am 33 years old now but I have had chronic pain since I was 15 years old. It is hard to pinpoint exactly when I got RRMS even my dr says I may have been living with it for years before I was diagnosed… Read More


Hi! I'm new to the platform and will be starting my profile soon, but I just felt really called to put my question out there. I know a lot of people with autoimmune disorders, but no one with MS. Everything I read and follow are people with an MS diagnosis. So, I am wondering about those like me who are living… Read More

Probable MS Diagnosis

Hi~ Since July 4th I have had symptoms that have let me to a probable Diagnosis of MS.  My neuro is having me get one more MRI - this of my neck and if she sees lesions she will diagnosis as MS.  This started as possible Lyme Disease but the test result was read incorrecty by my dr and was actually a False… Read More


My early childhood religious training influenced me in accepting that suffering was 'holy' as my tool for reaching a goal of a good person or eternal happiness. ​More than 50 years later I was fortunate enough to have a therapist tell me that it was okay for me to give myself permission to free myself from… Read More