I Know Someone Who Has Multiple Sclerosis

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    Three Loved Ones' Approaches to MS

     I know 3 people who have MS. Two friends who are very overweight and my sister who is slim and used to be athletic. I thought at first there might be a connection between the onset of MS and being overweight but there doesn't seem to be except that people with MS...
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    2 Responses Feb 1, 2009
    cra2yk1d cra2yk1d
    16-17, F
    Nov 14, 2014

    She cured herself

    When I was 8 years old, my mother was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. We went to at least 10 different hospitals and medical centers to get a diagnosis, and finally it was discovered. The lesions in her brain, those white patches of damadged nerves. My father was always away...
    Loveisalive Loveisalive
    18-21, F
    Jul 15, 2011

    He Just Fund Out...

     he's my best friend. was diagnosed few days back and just told me about it. now i am the only person that knows. his girlfriend is also my best friend (i hooked them up), they are in a loving, absolutely wonderful relationship.  he is devastated. doesn't want to...
    belzebub belzebub
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 9, 2009


    My father has this disease along with alzheimers. I am his main caregiver.
    sarahhhhx4 sarahhhhx4
    18-21, F
    Jun 1, 2012

    I Had a Very Special Friend...

    I had a very special friend "Adrian" M.S. took his life when he was only 33 years young! I miss him!!!  
    mistake1956 mistake1956
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Aug 25, 2009


    I first met Sunshine in another online community.  The more we talked, the better I liked her...and it came as a total shock when she told me that she'd lost her vision because of MS.  Her attitude is amazing, her light shines so bright that you forget that she can't...
    MossAgate MossAgate
    31-35, F
    Jul 15, 2010

    my uncle has it and it has gotten pretty bad :

    ( i dont like to think about it, or talk about it really. Another sore subject : (
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    1 Response Aug 30, 2015

    Experience Has Taught Me

    i was told i had MS by the head of yale universitys neurology department a Dr. Huned Patwa. since then i have read as much as possible. and i learned MS is not something you can diagnose. no one know how it starts or where it comes from. they test you for everything else and by...
    promethius50 promethius50
    46-50, M
    Apr 1, 2012

    Handling Emotions?

    What emotions do chronic MS individuals experience a lot? How can the people around them that care help them?
    PixXyAngel PixXyAngel
    1 Response May 30, 2013

    My Mom

    I was very little when my mom was diagnosed I am not 23 adn I remeber all her ups and downs a good site to look in to is msmusings.com
    casper48861 casper48861
    22-25, F
    Jul 18, 2011

    I Have Ms

    I was diagnosed with MS in November 1999. The first day it showed itself is still very clear in my mind. It was Sunday and woke up that day to numb feet and by Thursday, it was up to my neck. I would trip when I walked and couldn't type correctly at work. The first doctor was...
    jinx1965 jinx1965
    1 Response Sep 24, 2011

    My Mate Damon

    my one true friend,Damon,has ms.he has been in a wheelchair for four or five years,his ms is progressive,he's slowly getting worse.we get together nearly every weekend,wether its at his place,my parents or mine.the only time we don't get together is when he is at the respite...
    clayantony clayantony
    41-45, M
    1 Response Feb 8, 2009

    I have remitting relapse

    and I always have so much going on at the some time. My head crawls, ******, streaks of pain, like someone's doing brain surgery on me while I'm awake. I get toothaches in my face, hands, elbows, hips, and knees. Start walking funny and look drunk all the time. My eyes are so...
    jennyanddarby jennyanddarby
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Mar 7, 2014

    My 'sister' Kn Has Mg

    Myasthenia Gravis, like Aristotle Onasis, Not MS....similar symptoms and prognosis, though. She's a beautiful singer-songwriter from Cali, born in Texas. I love her to bits and will try to help as best I can.
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 1, 2009

    my aunt has MS and I see her struggle with it

    every day and then I see that she doesn't let it tear her down she is my rock my role model I love her more than anything in this world and I wouldn't know what I would do without her!
    katielove32 katielove32
    22-25, F
    May 15, 2015

    My mom has MS. This year my school is doing

    something to raise money for the National MS Society:) I am very determined to help, not only to raise money, but to educate people who may not know what Multiple Sclerosis is. I'm just so excited to contribute!
    cra2yk1d cra2yk1d
    16-17, F
    Nov 8, 2014

    Is This Poison The Cause Of Ms

    After reading this you will never again feed it to your family or pets. Canola oil ( rapeseed) is being used by most food companies including ' healthy' outlets such as Whole foods, why beause it is cheeper. But it is costing us many lives including your own. By Carol Clark...
    reikiman123 reikiman123
    Jul 23, 2012

    Will Not Survive To See Fall...

    He is someone very close to me. He understands me. He has so many amazing experiences and knows how to tell a story just right. He is not much of an adult but more of a teenager at heart. He takes care of everyone. He is in pain all the time but he keeps going. He will not even...
    gecko77 gecko77
    18-21, F
    May 25, 2011

    Was Researching

    I know of a couple of people who have Ms even was researching it for awhile to see if my daughter had it because was having major eye problems even after going off her epilepsy med neurologist  thought was causing it .She was headed toward spinal tap next. But when her eye...
    abbygabbygal abbygabbygal
    41-45, F
    Jul 30, 2011

    My daughter was diagnosed this past November

    she lost her eye sight in her left eye. A Mystery it was for weeks. Finally an MRI solved the mystery. Scaring in her brain white spots in her matter. She's only 16 why is it her it should be me. So young and I'm scared my Baby girl deserved so much more. She fights with all her...
    Rightlovereallovewrongtime Rightlovereallovewrongtime
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 23, 2014

    My wife has ms relapsing read nutting

    and her emotional state seems to be changing I'm hoping that the emotional part of her brain is not being attacked very worried
    mandiebeth2013 mandiebeth2013
    31-35, F
    Apr 4, 2014
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