Beginner's Mind - Not Knowing It All When Living with MS

Posted on July 27, 2018

"The moment I received my official diagnosis, I dropped all my assumptions about MS. It was so freeing." -Member of MyMSTeam

Living with a chronic condition can be difficult and even a burden, but also an opportunity to rid yourself of what you think you know.

Have you heard the saying, "People don't get it until they get it"? That is so true about multiple sclerosis.

"The more I learn about MS, the more I realize that it's not my fault." -Member of MyMSTeam

An MS diagnosis forces us to drop our negative assumptions about life with a chronic condition. Members on MyMSTeam gain perspective from other members' experiences to become better informed about what it's really like to live with MS.

Here are recent conversations from members of MyMSTeam:

What negative assumptions have you let go of about MS? Tell us about it in the comments below or directly on

A MyMSTeam Member said:

Yes, that would please me.

posted 13 days ago


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