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7 Tips for Coping with the Emotional Stress of MS

Posted on: July 26th, 2013 by Erica Daher
Category: Managing MS

The physical and mental symptoms of multiple sclerosis are tough enough, but it’s often the emotional aspect of having MS that’s hardest to deal with. Being diagnosed with an…

What to Do When You’re First Diagnosed with MS

Posted on: July 25th, 2013 by Erica Daher
Category: Uncategorized

Learning you have multiple sclerosis is not easy. It’s scary to discover that there is something “wrong” with you and to worry about what your future will hold. This anxiety combined with the fact that you’re now…

MS From a Mom’s Perspective

Posted on: July 19th, 2013 by admin
Category: Inspiration & Motivation, Managing MS, Stories of Hope

When she told us she had MS, we were in disbelief. I thought, “What did I do wrong? Will our other daughter develop it? What about our…

From Reiki to Reality: How I Learned to Appreciate Western Medicine

Posted on: July 16th, 2013 by admin
Category: Managing MS, Stories of Hope

In 2011, after 30 years of being pretty sure I had multiple sclerosis, I finally found a doctor. My sensible cousin from Wisconsin congratulated me, telling me that the trick to managing a chronic disease was to find a doctor you felt you could trust, and then…

Honesty is the Best Policy

Posted on: July 12th, 2013 by Erica Daher
Category: Inspiration & Motivation, Managing MS

Let me start by saying, in some ways MS has changed my life for the better. It has taught me to slow down, to savor every moment I spend with my smiling children, enjoy every spin class I…

5 Tips for Dealing with Chronic Illness

Posted on: July 8th, 2013 by admin
Category: Managing MS

I am a Licensed Acupuncturist and Certified Holistic Health Coach, with a BA in Psychology and an MS in Health Science. However, I admittedly learned some of my greatest lessons from my own struggles with…