Friday, July 03, 2015

People Who Are Living With Multiple Sclerosis

Amy Gurowitz

Amy Gurowitz, Health Guide

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

Planning a Vacation with Multiple Sclerosis

When living with a disease that is unpredictable and so variable, planning in general can be very difficult. Some of us who are living with MS experience a consistency and predictability that allows them to feel comfortable with decision make-ing, ticket buy-ing, non-refundable deposit-ing, and all the other commitments that come with planning... Read moreChevron

posted 07/02/2015, comments (0)|
Lisa Emrich

Lisa Emrich, Health Guide

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

Employment and MS: Self-Reported Cognitive Problems in the Unemployed

Research shows that the majority of people with MS are no longer employed 10 years after disease onset. Executive abilities, often impaired in people with MS, may have a direct impact on the ability to maintain a job. Executive functions are the higher-level cognitive skills used to control and coordinate other cognitive abilities and... Read moreChevron

posted 06/25/2015, comments (0)|

Vicki, Health Guide

Vicki was a Health Guide with Secondary Progressive MS and Osteoporosis. She passed away in January 2014. We continue to find great value in her posts—she will be missed.

Pinterest - MS Central Question of the Week

Do you use Pinterest? This is something like a billboard made up of images of interests and hobbies. It can be fun, and maybe educational, too. Living with MS is easier when we take breaks, and Pinterest is one good way to... Read moreChevron

posted 06/24/2013, comments (0)|

momdukes, Community Member

I love crafts, and reading, taking photos.

Been AWhile

Hi Lisa, It has been a long while since I have posted anything.  That does not mean you guys gave not been on my mind.  I am on the new drug.  When I went to th doctor the other day the nurse asked me how was it going with the new drug, I told her that if I had the new drug probably about nine years ago I probably would be able... Read moreChevron

Kathy Flores

Kathy Flores, Community Member

Diagnosed in 2006. Mom to 3 grown daughters, partnered

All these late parties and my monster

So, I have had four party invitations sent to me in the past few weeks all with a start time of 8 p.m. or later. As we head into this season of parties, I imagine we'll all see more like these. The truth is that because my MS is so unpredictable with fatigue levels, I can only 'tentatively' commit to such activities. I always feel bad for... Read moreChevron