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Taking a Break While the Seasons Go Round and Round in the Circle Game

Taking a Break While the Seasons Go Round and Round in the Circle Game

The air is turning crisp while leaves dangle from their branches. Acorns lie carelessly on the ground waiting for hungry squirrels to gather them in anticipation of winter. Life goes on, as it always does. And the seasons, they go…

What I’ll Learn In The Big Easy About Multiple Sclerosis

What I’ll Learn In The Big Easy About Multiple Sclerosis

In a few weeks I’ll be heading to The Big Easy for The Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers annual meeting. As the blogger for CMSC I’ll have a front row seat to this incredible four-day event that’s packed with programming…

How Adversity and Vulnerability Are Powerful Teachers

How Adversity and Vulnerability Are Powerful Teachers

By the time you reach my age you’ve learned a lot about vulnerability and adversity. Unless you’ve been extraordinarily blessed there’s no way to avoid them. It’s no secret I was struggling with extra health issues for many months. This…

Collaboration is the Key to Improving the Lives of People with MS

Collaboration is the Key to Improving the Lives of People with MS

Merriam-Webster’s definition of collaboration is “To work with another person or group in order to achieve or do something.” That’s certainly true for the work being done by the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC).  Last week at CMSC’s “Forum…