Life with MS
Real people share their own unique experiences of living with MS: the good, the bad and everything in between
Drugs and treatment stories
People with MS different experiences of MS drugs and treatments, from DMDs to alternative therapies
Newly diagnosed stories
Childhood MS stories
Children and young people share their experiences of living with MS and the challenges it brings
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'Coming out' about my MS
When Kimberley was diagnosed with MS in February, she was scared to open up about the condition. But then a few months later, on World MS Day, she decided to ‘come out’ about her MS in a rather public way – and was overwhelmed by the support she received from friends and strangers alike.Read more
Enabled by design
When Denise Stephens was diagnosed with MS at the age of 24, she was disappointed to find that a lot of equipment recommended to her made her feel like she was “living in a hospital”. Determined to find things that worked for her, and share her discoveries with others, she founded Enabled by Design, a community of people passionate about design for allRead more
My MS diagnosis story: "This wasn't what we had planned for our autumn years"
After deciding to move on from running an accessible holiday centre, David Tucker started to experience many 'strange' symptoms. Five years later he was diagnosed with MS. Here David reflects on the journey he's been on and shares his hopes for the future.Read more
Looking back on my London to Paris experience
A year on from his London to Paris cycle ride, Dave Evans reflects on the life-changing experience of cycling 300 miles alongside 40 other MS Trust supporters.Read more
My MS diagnosis story: "It took me a long time to realise that it was okay not to be okay"
When Carla was diagnosed with MS in 2008, she felt like she’d lost control of her “body and future.” Here she explains how the Kubler-Ross Curve helped her come to terms with her MS diagnosis and to stay positive.Read more
My MS diagnosis story: "I was overwhelmed with the mix of emotions I was going through"
Christina McDonald was diagnosed with MS last November, just a few weeks before her 27th birthday. Here Christina tells us about the different emotions she’s experienced in the past few months and how she’s learnt to accept and process her diagnosis.Read more