For most of you, there is one certainty when it comes to winter and MS: the colder weather and gray days have an effect on you. But how the weather affects you is a toss-up.
We reached out on the MultipleSclerosis.net Facebook page to ask: “Do the darker, gray days of late fall and winter impact your emotional symptoms?”
In the community, 925 members voted. An overwhelming majority Continue reading
Who doesn’t love sugar cookies and fudge? Well now you can have both, mixed together. This holiday fudge recipe only requires 4 ingredients. Take a batch or two when visiting family and friends over the holidays, or just treat yourself!
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By Stacie Prada
Family relationships are hard. I look back at decades of immediate and extended family holiday gatherings, and I notice what has changed and what seems like a given. Long-held disconnects or resentments lie beneath the surface and feel ready to erupt at any moment.
Consider as mere mortals, it’s rare to be perfect in these moments. I’ve left family gatherings spending huge amounts of time thinking about Continue reading
By Lauren Kovacs
Another MS enemy can be dealing with holiday traditions and family. Keep some, ditch some, and create some. MS is a big nasty gift. Pick through the mess for things you like.
When our kids were young, matching Christmas Eve PJs were a must. News flash, teens boys don’t like that. I still Continue reading
Ah, the holidays. It feels like they came around mighty fast this year—even quicker than years past in my opinion. My husband and I will spend this holiday season in a new home and with that comes the possibilities of new holiday traditions. I look back fondly with love and joy at traditions my family engaged in this time of year. I want to re-create those meaningful and festive times and also create new memories for years to come. Well, let’s just say that’s always my intention.
One tradition my family carried out when we were young was Continue reading
The holiday season is here, and what better way to embrace the holiday season than with holiday traditions. Holiday traditions, whether silly or sacred, can add special value to the holiday season and leave lasting memories that you will forever cherish. A holiday tradition that my family has is driving around our community to see all the colorful and brightly lit houses and we typically have holiday music softly playing in the background. My kids Continue reading
Each year, MSAA features the work of artists affected by multiple sclerosis in the annual MS Ability and Four Seasons Art Showcases, including highlighting one artist each month as our Artist of the Month. This month, we are proud to feature Evelyn Hernandez of New York, NY:
“Against the Waves”
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As the year comes to a close, MSAA would like to remind everyone about two important upcoming deadlines. The open enrollment period for Medicare and the Health Insurance Marketplace is quickly coming to an end. Continue reading