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Setting intentions for 2020 with multiple sclerosis %28ms%29

Setting Intentions for 2020 With Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Setting Intentions for 2020 With Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Eat healthier. Exercise more. Learn a new skill. Pay off a credit card. Many of us have made similar New Year’s resolutions over the years. And many of us have also ended January feeling like failures because we didn’t follow through perfectly. We...
Posted 01/02/2020
Practicing gratitude with multiple sclerosis

Practicing Gratitude With Multiple Sclerosis

Practicing Gratitude With Multiple Sclerosis

This time of the year can be overwhelming with expectations around the holidays, and living with multiple sclerosis (MS) doesn’t make it any easier. One way to find some relief from the pressure and stress is to focus on gratitude. You might find...
Posted 12/02/2019
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MS and Bladder Issues

MS and Bladder Issues

If you experience frequent urination, incontinence, and urinary tract infections, you’re not alone. Bladder issues affect 80 percent of people with multiple sclerosis (MS), including members of MyMSTeam, who share the challenges - and awkwardness...
Posted 11/08/2019
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How to Enjoy the Holidays Despite MS

How to Enjoy the Holidays Despite MS

Living with multiple sclerosis (MS) may change your holidays, but you can still have enjoyable and meaningful celebrations. Although MS may make some holiday traditions challenging, it doesn't mean you can't enjoy connecting with friends and...
Posted 10/23/2019
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You’ve Just Been Diagnosed With MS. Now What?

You’ve Just Been Diagnosed With MS. Now What?

We all respond differently to information about our health. After learning you have multiple sclerosis (MS), you might be stunned, scared, or even relieved to have answers that explain vision changes, dizziness, or tingling. No matter what you’re...
Posted 10/03/2019
How good boundaries make life with multiple sclerosis easier

How Good Boundaries Make Life With Multiple Sclerosis Easier

How Good Boundaries Make Life With Multiple Sclerosis Easier

There is an old saying: “Good fences make good neighbors.” Having healthy boundaries in relationships is important for everyone, especially for people with a chronic condition like multiple sclerosis (MS). Setting and defending boundaries allows...
Posted 09/11/2019
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40 Years with Multiple Sclerosis - Part 3

40 Years with Multiple Sclerosis - Part 3

Having MS as a constant companion has not been the easiest of relationships I’ve ever had to endure. But I’ve worked at it 24/7 because multiple sclerosis is not something I can just walk away from. MS quite literally controls my mobility. These...
Posted 09/04/2019
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40 Years with Multiple Sclerosis - Part 2

40 Years with Multiple Sclerosis - Part 2

If there is a better quote that captures the pain, hurt, fights, and consequences of having MS than “I wish I knew then what I know now,” then I’ve yet to hear it. And yet the question must be asked: is that quotation about me or more about...
Posted 08/27/2019
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Tap Into the Power of Directness: Use "I"

Tap Into the Power of Directness: Use "I"

Living with multiple sclerosis (MS) can mean having limited energy, time, and bandwidth. You may find yourself needing to say "no" more often than you did before you developed MS. Do you have a tough time being direct with others about how you...
Posted 08/26/2019
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Living with Fatigue and MS: Take the Survey

Living with Fatigue and MS: Take the Survey

While most people associate MS with mobility issues, fatigue is a common symptom of multiple sclerosis due to feeling exhausted from muscle tremors and muscle spasms. It can also be caused by MS-related pain, trouble sleeping or depression. It can...
Posted 08/21/2019
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