As mentioned before, I got involved with the MS Society fairly early after my diagnosis.
It’s a way to connect with others who share this terrible disease (which somehow makes it not-so terrible), and meet advocates who offer support and expertise.
I got to meet with the marketing team for the South Central region to help devise plans for year-round awareness. I’ve gotten to interview some really inspiring people. I’ve met with lawmakers who represent me at the state and national levels. I will be going to D.C. to talk to more of them next month.
And some then some days, I get to do this, during our Public Policy Conference today at the state Capitol: