I just came across this post via facebook and thought I would share. I don't hear these things often from my loved ones but I suspect other MSers do. No bueno. When someone close to you says these kinds of things, it can hurt.
*10 THINGS YOU (DO NOT) SAY TO SOMEONE WHO HAS MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS*
10. MUST BE NICE TO SLEEP ALL DAY
9. YOU'RE LUCKY YOU DON'T HAVE TO WORK
8. I CAN RELATE
7. JUST TAKE SOMETHING
6. JUST TRY HARDER
5. JUST BE POSITIVE
4. YOU JUST WANT ATTENTION
3. IT'S ALL IN YOUR HEAD
2. IT COULD BE WORSE
1. BUT YOU LOOK (GOOD)
Next week is MS Awareness Week. Give your MSer a hug.
Wednesday, March 9, 2011
10 Things You (Do Not) Say to Someone Who Has Multiple Sclerosis
Why, hello there! My name is Christie and I am a number crunching photographer who loves riding my bike really, really fast! And, I happen to live with MS and write about it on this blog, the Lesion Journals. You can also find me on Twitter @lesionjournals, on Facebook at thelesionjournals, and on http://multiplesclerosis.net. Tell a friend!
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