Real Life Stories of MS

More than a Quarter Century of MS Walking! Contribution by Jacquie Walker, WIVB-TV Your ChangeMS.org blog administrator Kristin Abramowitz reached out to me recently seeking my reflections on Walk MS.  I thought that was a good idea, since I am one of the few people in Western New York who has participated in every year… Read More

Administrator’s Notice

“MS Awareness Month” Notice and Call To Action Contribution by Kristin Abramowitz – ChangeMS Blog Administrator, Certified Medical Assistant and 7-plus year MS Warrior March is the month dedicated to raising awareness for Multiple Sclerosis. This is a quick notification to anyone who follows this blog that this is going to be quite a month!! This… Read More

Real Life Stories of MS

The Caregiver’s Story Contribution by Patricia Ferro Patricia is the actual mother of our ChangeMS founder and has become like a second mother to many of us involved with ChangeMS (including myself – the administrator of this blog). She is one of the strongest supporters of Tony, his dream of creating this amazing organization, and… Read More

Real Life Stories of MS

Living with multiple sclerosis, depression and how to not give up fighting to live Contribution by Dawn Felicetta   My name is Dawn Felicetta and I’m a 39 year old mother of 3 children who are my strength. For someone who smiles all the time, this is thr part of my disease that i have… Read More

Real Life Stories of MS

Strength in Numbers Contribution by Kristin Abramowitz – ChangeMS Blog Administrator, Certified Medical Assistant and 9-plus year MS Warrior As administrator of this blog, an MS Warrior and – most importantly – a normal, loving, authentic person, a realization has recently come to me. Sitting down trying to get this blog organized and rally the best… Read More

Real Life Stories of MS

Where it all began! Contribution by Derek McIntyre   Before I get into my journey and life with MS, please allow me to introduce myself. My name is Derek and I’m 32 years old – 33 in 2 short months – man I’m getting old! I’m the youngest of six, and I have a lot… Read More

Real Life Stories of MS

Newton’s first law of motion – An object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motion. Contribution by Cassidy Gertis – Certified Personal and Group Trainer and Holistic Health Coach Cassidy Gertis is a certified personal and group trainer along with certified holistic health coach. She got involved in ChangeMS… Read More

Tony Ferro’s Story

CHANGE MS HISTORY: why the non-for-profit was started: Information is the most valuable commodity in the world; the lack of information I received is what started me on this journey to start CHANGE MS. What if the cure was right here in front of us and it’s more about control than a cure? I feel… Read More

Rachel’s Story

The first memorable step of my journey with multiple sclerosis began while on vacation in Florida with my family when I was about 14 years old. I remember riding on the beach in a golf cart, wondering why I could hardly sit up straight, why I felt so tired and generally unwell, wondering why I… Read More