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I have always been a driven person, and my MS diagnosis has only made this determination stronger. After my diagnosis, I considered dropping out of my graduate school nursing program and quitting entirely. I became immediately certain that I could not allow this to be the “end of the story.” But I didn't quit and I completed my Masters in Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner degrees in 2012, three years after my diagnosis.
I have MS...but MS doesn't have me is dropped freely and formidably among those of us who live with multiple sclerosis. But that doesn't mean it's overused. And here's why.
Outside of being an illness, MS for many, becomes an exercise in self-realization. Getting a diagnosis like MS is a game changer, a moment of mortality that can open up an internal dialogue. For me, I desperately tried to...
The House voted 217 to 213 to pass the GOP health-care law, designed to replace Obamacare. The bill now goes to the Senate.
According to CNN,
"The Trump administration's American Health Care Act -- which squeaked through in the House on Thursday but must still be voted on by the Senate -- will allow insurance companies to raise prices for those with pre-existing conditions and to not guarantee that treatments are covered."
MyCounterpane has reunited with Heather Leffel once again to ask an important question that is a challenging aspect of living with a chronic illness such as multiple sclerosis: employment.
Whether you had a career you loved or a part-time job that helped pay the bills, losing a job can have an immense effect on your wellbeing and lifestyle. This is true under regular circumstances, but especially true if you're already living w...
Kate Milliken talks with Amy Gurowitz, one of the first veterans of MS she met. Amy is a mom and MS advocate and was diagnosed with Relapsing Remitting MS in 1988. Amy's MS has progressed, and she is now using cannabis.