Saturday, July 26, 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, commented on Mind Over Matter: When Family Members… Maris,   You could always self-publish, as my husband did.  He…

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Vicki, Health Guide, commented on What Ensures Your Independence?… Oh, Michael, how cheesy you are, but you are right about the message. I often…

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Cathy, Health Guide, posted How Celebrity Can Potentially Help… I’ve always been an MS activist since my diagnosis.  I immediately…

06/27/12

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