Wednesday, August 27, 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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Cathy, Health Guide, posted Empowering People with MS: An Interview… A few years ago I worked for The International Organization of Multiple…

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Cathy, Health Guide, commented on MS was a Guest, Not the Star, of the… Lisa,   Once again congrats to you and Rob on your recent…

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Cathy, Health Guide, commented on MS, Community and September 11 Michael,   You are an inspiration to all who know you.  Your answer brought…

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Cathy, Health Guide, commented on Where Are the Disabled Women in Film? I, too, saw "The Intouchables" and adored it.  It was not only charming but…

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