I share my thoughts on a less-than-stellar day + some shocking stats on MS and suicide.
I'm Mary Joan Cunningham and I created Thrive with MS. I started this site to share my journey and encourage others in transforming fear into empowerment surrounding any new health reality.
Diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2014, I embrace both conventional medicine and complementary therapies. I'm on a journey, figuring things out, just like you. I've given myself this space to be candid and real. And if that can help others, yay.
I share resources and insights here to serve anyone facing a scary diagnosis.
We got this.
Last week, being the week of the move from New York---a week of intense packing, extreme change---thoughts of mortality swirled. Surely because of fear, a deep, nearly hidden swirl that--when it swells--will pull anything and everything in along with it. And with it, I swirled in my mid-sleeping dreams….Read More