One fall morning in 1988, I woke to a ferocious ache in my right jaw. It throbbed in time with my heartbeat. Cautiously, I tried to open my mouth … and stopped, crying out as knifing pain shot through my jaw, up to my eyebrow and down through my chin.
Now that I'm a patient advocate speaker for a major MS drug, I get to hear several doctors talk about MS. I've come to realize that they all mention the blood brain barrier, but very few ever really explain what it is.
Resilience is a topic that many people have conflicts reading about. Some read a story of a person’s resilience and interpret it as someone crying a victim’s story or playing a martyr. I am here to share today that we all have different ways of sharing our stories to those in the world.
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