MONTEL WILLIAMS

MONTEL WILLIAMS

Radio
When the neurologist said those words - "You Have MS" it hit me like a brick. I thought the diagnosis was a death sentence. I'd heard of multiple sclerosis, but I didn't really know what it was. I knew it meant excruciating pain and that eventually I could lose control of my body. I also knew there was no cure. That was enough to plunge me into the depths of despair. During the next two months, I experienced the lowest moments of my life. I couldn't believe this was happening to me. I became so despondent that I considered ending it all. But I knew my children and my family loved me and depended on me, and I couldn't let them down. It became clear that I had a choice…
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KRISTIE SALERNO KENT

KRISTIE SALERNO KENT

Book Club
https://soundcloud.com/msstation/dreams-my-journey-with-multiple-sclerosis DreaMS Available through a FREE DOWNLOAD at www.DreamsTheEBook.com. “DreaMS” is the story of Kristie Salerno Kent, who faced the challenges of multiple sclerosis (MS) and went on to become a national advocate for people living with MS and their partners, as well as building a successful career as a singer-songwriter. This is the intimate story of how one woman triumphed over fear and denial through her passion for music and her decision to never give up hope. MS is a chronic, debilitating disease of the central nervous system. Severity of the disease may vary from person to person, and include symptoms such as numbness, tingling, vision problems or difficulty walking.   “MS affects our emotional and physical health in different and often unexpected ways. For many of us, the…
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“What Living with MS Feels Like”

“What Living with MS Feels Like”

Feature Shows
    What living with MS feels like... [powerpress]   When We Say We Can't do Something Because We don't Feel Well, Put yourself in Our Shoes By Using The Examples of our Symptoms Below... - Painful Heavy Legs: Apply Tightly 20 LB ankle weights and 15 LB thigh weights then take a 1 mile walk, clean the house, go shopping and then sit down - how ya' feeling now? - Painful Feet: Put equal or unequal amounts of small pebbles in each shoe then take a walk, if we are mad at you we would prefer needles to pebbles. - Loss of Feeling in Hands and/or Arms: Put on extra thick gloves and a heavy coat then try and pick up a pencil, if successful stab yourself in the…
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“I am not committing suicide”

“I am not committing suicide”

Book Club, Radio
An Explanatory Statement from Victorious Endeavours on Vimeo.   "I am not committing suicide": Leading academic's final blog entry before ending her life 13 Jan 2014 19:55 Former Arts Council chief Frances Medley left a blog entry before ending her life with banned drugs from China after suffering from multiple sclerosis A leading academic left a tragic blog titled "A Sophisticated Sign Off" after deciding to end her suffering, an inquest has heard. Sophisticated Former Arts Council chief Frances Medley, 44, left instructions with her closest friends to update her blog explaining why she had "decided to call it a day". Ms Medley was found dead at her home after battling Multiple Sclerosis for eight years. Her posthumous blog said: "The prospect of further rapid deterioration was both terrifying and not…
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