Thursday, August 21, 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 Living with MS: Overcoming Self-imposed… Have you ever found yourself choosing to NOT tell someone you have MS…

06/17/14

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Emily Blosberg, Health Guide, posted Managing Fatigue with MS: Tips on How… Do you know that person who has something going on every night of the…

06/13/14

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Emily Blosberg, Health Guide, posted Connecting with the Community After An… After being diagnosed with MS, I felt lost. I felt as though I couldn't…

04/16/14

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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, posted MS Awareness Month 2014 and Telling… Each March is MS Awareness Month in the US and March 3-9, 2014, is MS…

03/05/14

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