Like this game, MS can throw a lot of obstacles in your path. A positive
outlook can help. While looking on the bright side won’t cure your MS symptoms,
it can lower your stress and help you feel better.
Ever stood on the curb and helped guide a stranger into a tight parking
spot? A second set of eyes can really help. MS can be like that too. Don’t be
shy about letting friends, family, and others give you a hand when you need
This game is full of obstacles, and sometimes living with MS can seem that
way too. But you can get around obstacles -- like a dipping sex drive or wobbly
balance -- with lots of emotional, physical, and medical support.
As we get better at a game, we adapt the way we play it. Similarly, living
with MS may mean adapting the way we exercise, work, or socialize. Being
willing to make these changes can really keep the quality of life
The rules of a game help you win it. And making full use of resources like
vocational rehab and your health care team can help you win in your day-to-day
management of MS.
Like the obstacles in this game, MS can really get in the way sometimes.
Fortunately, making small changes can have a big impact, whether it’s using a
cane for those wobbly days or just letting someone else do the chores.