A Message That’s Worthy of the Share Button

In honor of Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week, March 12-18, I’m posting this well-made video that I hope you will share with your sphere of contacts! The message is so true: Almost everyone knows someone with MS, whether they realize it or not. More than 2.1 million people in the U.S. are living with this disease, and there’s a new diagnosis every hour of every day. MS really does impact us all.

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An Old Video, a Little Piece of Me

As I prepare for the big Walk MS event in late April, I’ve been spending more time than usual on the MS Society website. The other day I came across this video — talk about a blast from the past!

In 2005, the San Diego chapter of the National MS Society made the video about my journey living with MS. The goal was to raise awareness by attaching a face (mine) to the disease.

Hard to believe that it was seven years ago, but not hard to believe when I see myself on video and hear my son Jake’s little boy voice. He’s now finishing up his senior year in high school, and is very much a man!

In many ways, this is difficult for me to watch. Not just because my speech was slow and Continue reading

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