Friday, October 09, 2015

Health Guides

Lisa Emrich

Lisa Emrich, Health Guide

Musician, Patient Advocate, Author of 'Brass and Ivory' blog, and Founder of the 'Carnival of MS Bloggers'

3 Things My Doctor Got Right


When I was first diagnosed with MS, there was so much I didn’t know about the disease or about my own body. I thought that I knew, but in looking back I had very little... Read moreChevron

posted 10/06/2015, comments (0)|
Amy Gurowitz

Amy Gurowitz, Health Guide

Writer, Educational Designer, Non-Profit Founder, Dx in 1988

An American [Person with MS] in Paris


After much planning and speculating, as well as a week of the London experience under our belts, we boarded the Eurostar for our destination deux: Paris Gare du Nord. Leaving the comforts of family (a.k.a. the best tour guides,... Read moreChevron

posted 09/29/2015, comments (0)|
Michael Hoy, MS Caregiver

Michael Hoy, MS Caregiver, Health Guide


Accepting and Asking For Help with Multiple Sclerosis

Asking anyone for help starts with accepting help. I wanted to be superman and take care of my wife myself. I thought that asking for help was giving up and that I was neglecting my duty of "for better or worse."

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posted 07/24/2015, comments (0)|
Jackie Zimmerman

Jackie Zimmerman, Health Guide

IBD advocate living with ulcerative colitis and multiple sclerosis

Dos and Don’ts of Being an IBD Caregiver

Dear Caregiver,


You’re great. No, really, you’re so great for taking care of your loved one when they need you the most. Maybe you’re an experienced caregiver and maybe this is your first time. Either way, there are a few things that your patient might want you to know, but is too afraid to vocalize.... Read moreChevron

posted 05/12/2015, comments (0)|