Barbara Stensland

MS Fatigue: Not an Excuse to Sleep, But a Reason To

As society trained me, I fought the fatigue because I didn’t want to be seen as weak. But then started giving the tiredness the proper respect.

41 Multiple Sclerosis Patient Stories

Parenting with MS: 3 Great Qualities Kids Can Learn
4 mins
article
Kat Naish

Parenting with MS: 3 Great Qualities Kids Can Learn

Life Before and After MS: I Am Still the Same Me
3 mins
article
Willeke van Eeckhoutte

Life Before and After MS: I Am Still the Same Me

Missing Out Because of MS? Turn FOMO into JOMO
4 mins
article
Trishna Bharadia

Missing Out Because of MS? Turn FOMO into JOMO

How MS Helped Me Give up on the Notion of Perfection
2 mins
article
Birgit Bauer

How MS Helped Me Give up on the Notion of Perfection

MS in my Future: Would I Have Wanted to Know?
3 mins
article
Barbara Stensland

MS in my Future: Would I Have Wanted to Know?

5 Hacks that Help Me Manage MS Fatigue
3 mins
article
Trishna Bharadia

5 Hacks that Help Me Manage MS Fatigue

Vertigo and MS: When the Earth Moves Under Your Feet
4 mins
article
Willeke van Eeckhoutte

Vertigo and MS: When the Earth Moves Under Your Feet

Dancing with MS: Why I am not Afraid Anymore
2 mins
video
Trishna Bharadia

Dancing with MS: Why I am not Afraid Anymore

Practicing Gratitude: Being Thankful Despite MS
4 mins
article
Dan and Jen Digmann

Practicing Gratitude: Being Thankful Despite MS

What MS Has Taught Me About Resilience
4 mins
article
Birgit Bauer

What MS Has Taught Me About Resilience

Hyperacusis and MS: When It’s More Than ‘Just Noise’
3 mins
article
Willeke van Eeckhoutte

Hyperacusis and MS: When It’s More Than ‘Just Noise’

Can I Still Be an MS Advocate If I Rarely Relapse?
5 mins
article
Jackie Zimmerman

Can I Still Be an MS Advocate If I Rarely Relapse?

Navigating Relationships and MS: Friends and Family
8 mins
article
Eliz Martin

Navigating Relationships and MS: Friends and Family

My MS Novel: How Writing was my Salvation
2 mins 18 secs
video
Barbara Stensland

My MS Novel: How Writing was my Salvation

How I Lost – and Found – Love with MS
6 mins
article
Eliz Martin

How I Lost – and Found – Love with MS

Shout it from the roof tops: Why it’s important to talk about MS
4 mins
article
Kat Naish

Shout it from the roof tops: Why it’s important to talk about MS

About Life Effects

Living with one or more chronic conditions affects your life in so many ways. The only people who really know what you are going through are those who have faced the same challenges for years. With that in mind we have created Life Effects, an initiative shaped by patients, for patients.

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