MS did not end my life, it just opened up other doors. The quality of my life has actually become so much better since I’ve been diagnosed with MS. I learned to … [Read More...]
FACING MS - LIVING IN A WORLD OF UNCERTAINTY is a photography project depicting individuals with Multiple Sclerosis who are dealing with the disease in their own unique ways, and on their own terms. This condition attacks the central nervous system resulting in sudden loss of motor functions, vision, and cognitive ability. People with MS never know from one day to the next what they can take for granted. Impermanence is the one certainty.
These portraits show six individuals as they discuss their personal experience of living with MS and how they navigate the transitions that accompany this disease.
We’re fighting MS and the battle we go through everyday. Getting healthcare, getting services, figuring out how to function in the world when you have a disease … [Read More...]
I do not want to live smaller as a result of my diagnosis. I have had to adjust. There is no choice in that but to do it. But I am not going to let go of my … [Read More...]
All I ever wanted to do was be a policeman. I worked on homicides, narcotics, and rape investigations, putting bad guys in jail. Now I have a desk job. I can’t … [Read More...]
The fear of the disease is the fear of the unknown. You could wake up and something else won’t work right. When I ended up using a wheelchair, I didn’t want to … [Read More...]
My MS has progressed to the point where I am unable to use my hands and it is now affecting my speech. I am trying to find purpose in a life consumed by a … [Read More...]