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5 Inspiring Lessons Learned from Living with MS

By Lauren Krouse
August 22, 2022

A diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS) can feel like a shock wave rippling through your life, and a slew of difficult emotions often follow. But reminding yourself that you’re not alone can help you feel more empowered to navigate your situation and move forward. The truth is that 2.5 million people around the world are in this fight with you. And together, they have decades of wisdom to pass down.

In this spirit, we asked five people who have MS to share what they wish they’d known early on in their journey. Here’s what they had to say.

You Have More Power Than You Think

“If you head down the Dr. Google—or, indeed, the Dr. YouTube—path, just know that what you read or see might be relatable for you. But it won’t be you.”