Topic: multiple sclerosis

Ann Romney: We Believe Your Struggles With Breast Cancer And MS–But Not Your Bills

Ann Romney: We Believe Your Struggles With Breast Cancer And MS--But Not Your Bills

Ann Romney helped kick off the Republican National Convention last night by attempting to relate to women–the population that is Mitt Romney is trailing President Obama in the polls, 41% to 51% respectively. And while she did a good job of making us relate to her because of her struggles with Multiple Sclerosis and breast cancer, she lost us when she started talking about her struggles with paying bills. More »

Jack Osbourne Diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, Keeping A Positive Attitude

Jack Osbourne Diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, Keeping A Positive Attitude

We were so sad to learn that Jack Osbourne was recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. The 26-year-old became a dad in April with the birth of his daughter Pearl Clementine, and sources say that he learned of the diagnosis just two weeks after his daughter was born. Jack told People:

“I was just angry and frustrated and kept thinking, ‘Why now?’ I’ve got a family and that’s what’s supposed to be the most important thing.” More »

MS Inspiration: Zoe Koplowitz Finishes Last Place At The NYC Marathon

MS Inspiration: Zoe Koplowitz Finishes Last Place At The NYC Marathon

In a time of 31 hours and 20 minutes, Zoe Koplowitz completed the New York City Marathon yesterday (the day after she started) in last place–and she couldn’t be happier.

“It doesn’t matter how long it takes me to finish, it’s that I finish and I finish from the heart,” she said at the end.

For the 23rd time, Zoe crossed the Central Park finish line on crutches. The 63-year-old author and motivational speaker, who set a world record for the longest marathon finish time in the history of women’s running, has been living with multiple sclerosis since she was 25 and has completed every NYC Marathon since 1987–in last place. In fact, this is a woman who changed my life before I even knew who she was.
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