…about living with MS for 40 years

Phipps, Tyra C.
December 2006
Inside MS;Dec2006/Jan2007, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p58
Academic Journal
In this article, the author shares her experience in living with multiple sclerosis (MS). The author experienced the symptoms of MS since she was 11 years old, particularly while playing tennis. Her vision was getting impaired and her legs were getting weak. In her 40s, she returned to teaching. But her students kept evaluating her as an alcoholic. One student wrote that she was constantly holding onto the blackboard and it was clear that she had a hangover. Finally, she told everyone she had MS.


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