Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53 Page 54 Page 55 Page 56 Page 57 Page 58 Page 59 Page 60 Page 61 Page 62 Page 63 Page 64 Page 65 Page 6612 MSFocus Summer 2016 psychological health is just as important as your physical health. No matter what kind of changes you may be experiencing, you are not alone. Different people have varying ways of coping with stress and change. Some of us are “talkers.” Others tend to privately process information before discussing how they feel about the potential changes their diagnosis can bring their family. People loved you before this diagnosis. They love you now. Lean on them when you need a hand. Reach out to support groups and national organizations, like the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.Always remember that professionals and your family will be there to help when you need it, but ultimately the strength you need to fight MS comes from within, and it’s been there all along. NO WAY! POLAR Products 1.800.763.8423 • We Are A Proud Supplier For The MSF Cooling Program The #1 Choice for MS Cooling Since 1984. We Are A Proud Supplier For The MSF Cooling Program NO WAY! NO WAY! Stay inside all summer?! Don’t let your MS heat-sensitivity keep you from enjoying life! Emily Cade, M.S., CCM, CRC, CLCP is the Director of Outpatient Services at Shepherd Center in Atlanta. Prior to this position, Emily served as the program manager and previous case manager for the MS Institute at Shepherd Center. Emily received her master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling from Mississippi State University and has spent her career working with individuals with chronic conditions such as multiple sclerosis.