Latest Posts from David Spero, RN

How Social Security Disability (SSDI) Changed My Life

How Social Security Disability (SSDI) Changed My Life

I worked for 22 years after developing multiple sclerosis (MS,) but work kept getting harder. I’m a nurse, and hospital nursing means a lot of running ...

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How MS Helped Me Focus

How MS Helped Me Focus

Before I got multiple sclerosis (MS), I didn’t know what was important in life. I thank MS for helping me focus. Over 35 years, as the disease has taken away ...

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Dress for Success With MS

Dress for Success With MS

I was never a sharp dresser before multiple sclerosis (MS). I had the kind of jobs and women in my life who didn’t think my clothing too important (or at least ...

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How to Think More Clearly With MS

How to Think More Clearly With MS

Can you think clearly with a brain damaged by multiple sclerosis (MS)? At some point in their lives cognitive (thinking) problems affect ...

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The Top 7 Things That Let Me Live Well with MS

The Top 7 Things That Let Me Live Well with MS

When I was growing up in the 50s and 60s, my aunt Flo had multiple sclerosis (MS). I didn’t know what it was, but I knew she pretty much stayed in bed ...

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The Loneliness of Multiple Sclerosis

The Loneliness of Multiple Sclerosis

I’m a people person up to a point. I am OK with groups or with being by myself. But multiple sclerosis (MS) has meant being alone much more than before. ...

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