“I spent my twenties angry that my thighs were not thinner and my abs were not flatter. Sometimes I try to calculate how many hours of untapped imagination was wasted in that decade. Time I could have spent exploring my world instead of agonizing over my perfectly healthy body.”

Unaware of All the Invisible Things: MS Connection

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University of Texas and NFL Legend Earl Campbell will host the Sixth Annual Flavors of Austin sponsored by Biogen in honor of his son Tyler who is living with MS. Earl will be joined by fellow Hall of Fame Legends "Mean" Joe Greene, Tony Dorsett and Rayfield Wright. For information on how you can join Earl’s team to put MS out of business, please visit .

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A large study showed long-term benefits of bone marrow-derived stem cell transplantation, called HSCT, in some people with MS. A phase 3 trial of HSCT is now in planning stages. The MS Society is engaged with the team planning the trial and is encouraging quick action to design and launch the trial.

Study Showed Long-Term Benefits of Bone Marrow-Derived Stem Cell Transplantation in Some with MS

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“I think resilience is that ability to really bounce back from situations, to take what’s handed to you and to be able to make the best of it, and continue on with who you are as a person.” ~ Lauren, diagnosed with MS in 2002

What tools have you found help you bounce back from situations? #TipTuesday
"Even if not everybody understands what you’re going through, let the people in your support system be there for you. Let them hug you. Let them ask those inevitable questions. Let them be concerned about you."

When I Expected Judgment But Got Support After My MS Diagnosis

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It is because of the kindness of our amazing volunteers that events like Walk MS and Bike MS are possible! We truly appreciate each and every one of you! How has a volunteer touched your life? #RandomActsofKindnessDay
Watch Dr. Francisco Quintana discuss his breakthrough research and learn more about our work with the International Progressive MS Alliance. Click the link to view the webcast.

International Progressive MS Alliance | Webcast with Dr. Francisco Quintana

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Researchers from Australia found possible molecular pathways for MS progression.

Australian Team Finds Possible Molecular Pathway for MS Progression

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Everyone has a reason to Walk MS. What's yours?
Unsure how to ask for reasonable accommodations at your workplace? Hear from Nina T. Martinez Skadden Fellow/Staff Attorney, Employment Mediation Project at New York Legal Assistance Group and learn about the process, including the legal implications and the employer’s perspective, during a free telelearning on February 15, 8 p.m. ET.

Negotiating Reasonable Accommodations

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Self-help groups bring people together who share common life experiences for support, education and mutual aid. This #NationalMakeAFriendDay, take the step to connect with a group in your area: [ Ntl.ms Link ]
Cheryl was diagnosed with MS in 2006, and it wasn’t long before it began to directly impact her running. “During a race, I started tripping and falling, and finished the run with bloody knees… I wanted to find a way to keep running.” Since then, she has continued her passion for running as a Finish MS participant with a new goal in mind: to be the first person with MS to run 7 marathons on 7...
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“Three years ago, my best friend and sister was diagnosed with MS. Please join me in helping us #KissGoodbyeToMS for good!” – Holly

People affected by MS are relying on us to help them live their best lives and end MS forever. Now’s the time to accelerate breakthroughs so we can Kiss Goodbye to MS! [ Ntl.ms Link ]
#TipTuesday: Learn the skills and habits that can help you thrive in the face of adversity.

The resilience factor - Momentum Magazine Online

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Join International Progressive MS Alliance Collaborative Network Award leader Dr. Francisco Quintana from Harvard University/Brigham and Women’s Hospital on February 13th for a live webcast. Dr. Quintana will discuss the innovative work his network is conducting to rapidly identify promising treatments for progressive MS.

International Progressive MS Alliance Webinar

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Amy Schumer wants to #KissGoodbyeToMS for her dad, Gordon Schumer. Why do you want to Kiss Goodbye to MS?
Gordon is determined not to let living with MS stop him! "I'm a die-hard competitive person so I can't let MS beat me."

Boise man with MS takes on Snowpocalypse... and wins

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Together we can Kiss Goodbye to MS. We’re part of a global network of MS organizations who are fueling breakthroughs for the more than 2.3 million people living with MS worldwide. With your help, we can #KissGoodbyetoMS. Will you join us? ntl.ms/KissGoodbyetoMS2017