Mission Stadiums for Multiple Sclerosis

Real MS Stories.
Real MS Warriors.

“My outlook for my future is wonderful. I feel like as long as I have the support of my loved ones, I can get through anything. Looking back, I feel like I learned so much after my diagnosis. You need to like and trust your doctor, you should not go to a support group until you are ready, everyone’s version of MS is different (like your fingerprint), try to always stay positive, always try to keep moving, and take help when you need it. Letting people help you takes courage.”

Alison Mannino, MS Warrior & Lead MS4MS Ambassador

My MS Story by Leah Mosier

My MS Story by Leah Mosier The Day I was Diagnosed with M.S, I started living…. I used to wonder what it’s like to not have to mentally prepare for a doctor’s appointment, where getting difficult news seemed to become the norm. I used to wonder what it’s like to not have to plan my [...]

My MS Story by Tim Salmon

My MS Story by Tim Salmon As I begin to tell my MS story, I want to start by acknowledging my fellow MS Warriors for your strength and determination in the fight against MS. I know MS affects everyone extremely different and some have a much tougher battle than others do as they live their [...]

My MS Story by Karen Matingou

My MS Story by Karen Matingou Hello, my name is Karen. My journey toward an MS diagnosis began in early 2017, when I was 48 years old. I was formally diagnosed with Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis in January 2018. This is how my journey began. I was invited by a friend, who worked for a corporate [...]

My MS Story by Abby Stoller

My MS Story by Abby Stoller My name is Abby Stoller. I grew up 20 minutes outside of Boston in Wayland, Massachusetts. I am 23 years old and was recently diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in December of 2021. I have been fortunate enough to have always considered myself a very active, healthy person. I played [...]

My MS Story by Mary Jordan

My MS Story by Mary Jordan International Equestrian, MS Warrior & Lead Equestrian Ambassador My name is Mary Jordan, and I am the official Lead Equestrian Ambassador for MS4MS, as well as a member of Team USA at the 2010 World Equestrian Games in Kentucky, competing in the sport of Para Dressage. In October 2002, [...]

MS Don’t Compare Written by Michael “Super Hero With a Cane” O’Grady

MS Don't Compare Written by Michael “Super Hero With a Cane” O’Grady MS isn’t Fair, Don’t Compare. “My friends brothers aunt has MS and she’s doing great.” Gee thanks! Even though you have no idea what type of MS I have, how long I’ve had it or what my symptoms are. You’re also not a [...]

My MS Story: By Agata

My MS Story By Agata It was 2019. My life was about to be turned upside down and I had no idea. I should've noticed the signs: miscarriage, anxiety, depression. I had just got married to the love of my life. I was getting ready to celebrate my 35th birthday. I thought I was healthy. [...]

My MS Story: By Demi Schweers

My MS Story By Demi Schweers Twenty-fricken-twenty. There’s no question that 2020 was a year that everyone will remember. But for me, this was the year my life changed. Not only was I coming to terms with the new normal from Covid-19, but I was also planning a wedding and trying to buy our first house. Surely [...]

My MS Story: Willing. By Michael Hoffman

My MS Journey: Willing. By Michael Hoffman Let’s get the bad stuff out of the way first. I woke up one day in April 2017 and my life changed forever. I remember laying down in this MRI in the middle of the night after my wife rushed me to the hospital thinking “ok, no matter [...]

Disability and SSDI Process by Michael “Super Hero With a Cane” O’Grady

Disability and SSDI Process By Michael “Super Hero With a Cane” O’Grady I’m personally of the opinion that if I could work to support my family I would and I should. But, I’ve found out that the rules aren’t sometimes fair after going on social security disability. After seeing my job performance decline over the [...]