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MS Focus Magazine

MS Focus Magazine

My five minutes of fame. 😊. My little write up about how I’ve benefited from the MS Foundation https://msfocus.org/ came out this month. My writing was split on two pages so it was difficult to picture for you to read but I did my best. Pretty neat. First time my words and certainly my picture has ever been published. Btw I’m Jamie from Freeport just in case you missed that part 🙄

MS Foundation Transportation Assistance Grant

MS Foundation Transportation Assistance Grant

I saw this and had to share it with my readers. The is the MS Foundation https://msfocus.org/ which is located in Florida. I’ve used them for many things from information to grants. They are a wonderful resource to people with MS. Transportation Assistance Grant https://msfocus.org/Get-Help/MSF-Programs-Grants/Transportation-Assistance-Grant The Transportation Assistance Grant program was established to help members of the MS community remain as independent as possible, and ensure all people with MS have the transportation necessary to get the best medical care….

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MS article for MS Focus Magazine

MS article for MS Focus Magazine

I was asked if I’d write a paragraph or two about contacting the MS Foundation for help with purchasing my handicap van. I jumped at the chance because they have helped me a few times over the years. They are another amazing resource to those of us with MS https://msfocus.org/. This is my rough draft I’ve was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis over 21 years ago. It has been a long road with many speed bumps along the way. I first…

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My handicap van update

My handicap van update

I thought I’d write a blog on the update on my van. Unfortunately, I did not get as much in grants as I was hoping for which was somewhat disheartening. It was my own fault because I just got a number in my head that was delusional. I was able to secure $5,300 in grants from the MS Foundationhttps://msfocus.org/ and the MS Hope Foundationhttp://www.mshopefoundation.org/. I was denied from the Chive Charity https://chivecharities.org/ and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society doesn’t do…

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MS Focus on Research for November

MS Focus on Research for November

This month they had a few interesting articles on new MS research I thought I’d enclose. https://msfocus.org/About-Us/MSF-News-Articles/167 A new study shows an overlooked source may be able to replace lost nerve insulation and provide a new way to treat multiple sclerosis. The discovery of mature myelin-producing cells’ capacity for repair opens new opportunities to slow or reverse the disease. That may call for new therapeutic approaches that rally the oligodendrocytes to reach out with new lifelines to damaged myelin sheaths….

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Multiple Sclerosis Grants-patients source for help

Multiple Sclerosis Grants-patients source for help

When I got divorced I was very lucky and found an apartment around the corner from where my house was. My daughter who was only 7 at the time had very little disruption to her school life she just got on the bus one stop earlier. Now with college looming the thought of me moving to a place more disability friendly and with a yard for my dogs became the hot topic. My daughter was distraught though, to her this…

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