Tuesday, July 29, 2014

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MS is a tough and trying condition, only made more difficult by the social issues that accompany the medical and emotional ones. There can be a social stigmatism about MS due to ignorance, where people do not understand or appreciate the invisible and painful effects of the condition. MS may also restrict a person’s ability to interact socially as immobility and fatigue can draw patients out of the workforce and limit their time away from home.

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My life has evolved just recently.  I am now an engaged woman.  Not engaged as in engaged to perform in a concert in downtown DC, although I am contracted to do just that next week. Not engaged as in Captain Picard on the Starship Enterprise - Engage! Not engaged as in engaged in conversation with plenty of other MSers online,…

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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, posted Are You Bored of MS? A New Year’s… Sometimes living with chronic illness gets, well, tiresome.  Sometimes…

12/30/12

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Vicki, Health Guide, commented on Count It: Celebrating the MS-Anniversary Hi Dan, Thank you for this story. One benefit of a site like Health Central is…

12/21/12

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Cathy, Health Guide, posted MS and Surviving (and Perhaps Even… It’s happening again.  The frantic, panicky, overwhelming feeling…

12/11/12

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Dan and Jennifer Digmann, Health Guide, commented on Is It Okay to Have a Sad Day with MS?… Thank you Michael for your kind words and thoughtful response. Looking…

12/05/12

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