Latest Posts from David Spero, RN

How Multiple Sclerosis Changed My Approach to Life

How Multiple Sclerosis Changed My Approach to Life

Forty years ago, when my body started refusing to do what I wanted, I became someone different than the person I had thought I was. ...

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How to Talk to People About MS

How to Talk to People About MS

Remember when you were diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS)? If you were like me, you were confused. What did it mean? What will happen to me now? ...

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Everything I Know I Learned From MS

Everything I Know I Learned From MS

Multiple sclerosis is a strict teacher, and the lessons never stop. As I got to work on this post about what I’ve learned from 40 years of MS, writing it taught me ...

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Preventing and Dealing With Bladder Incontinence and MS

Preventing and Dealing With Bladder Incontinence and MS

In 40 years of dealing with multiple sclerosis symptoms, few have been more limiting or more difficult to talk about than incontinence...

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Living With MS Fatigue

Living With MS Fatigue

Fatigue is more than feeling tired after a long day. It’s an ongoing feeling of exhaustion that often does not go away even after a nap. Fatigue is one of the most common…

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What I've Learned About Working With MS

What I've Learned About Working With MS

I knew I could no longer work as a hospital nurse when my patient needed an IV and my hand wouldn’t stop shaking enough to insert the needle. I already knew ...

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