An MS diagnosis might feel scary and overwhelming, but remember, you're not alone. Find out how other people have come to terms with their diagnosis.
Who gets MS? Ethnicity and multiple sclerosis
25 October 2021
We discuss some of the barriers people of colour may face when diagnosed with a condition that in the past has been seen as a 'white or Caucasian condition'. We talk to Natalie, who set up the Black MS Foundation to raise awareness and provide a space for black people to discuss their own MS experiences.
Finding a new appreciation for life and everything in it
Twenty-six-year-old Amy is newly diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. She talks about how the diagnosis has made her appreciate life more as well as the importance of resting when you need to.
Back to school
1 September 2021
In this back to school themed episode we speak to Suzy, a teacher with MS and Nick, a dad to three boys who was diagnosed with MS at the start of lockdown. We discuss everything from the challenges of home schooling to talking to children about multiple sclerosis.
Receiving an MS diagnosis in lockdown ended my RAF dream
Adelle was diagnosed with relapsing-remitting Multiple Sclerosis in May 2020, she was aged just 17 at the time of the diagnosis.
Pregnant and diagnosed with MS during lockdown
21 April 2021
We chatted to Jadie Codd, who finally received her diagnosis of MS following years of symptoms, on how she dealt with this, two young children and being pregnant with her third child during a pandemic.
Phoebe talks to us about being diagnosed with MS during lockdown
When the neurologist said the words ‘multiple sclerosis’, my immediate three questions were ‘Am I going to die?’, ‘Am I going to be disabled?’, ‘Can I have children?’