LeeAnne firmly believes that her experiences with MS can be used positively to affect others facing similar illnesses.
LeeAnne refuses to sit back and play the victim. She is a survivor.
LeeAnne has written poetry, short stories and song lyrics in the past. She truly enjoys the challenge of putting things on paper in a way that will encourage, support and uplift others. It has always come easily to her.
Nothing would make LeeAnne happier than to know that she is making a difference in people's lives.
"I am no longer able to do things on my own — I am totally dependent on others." LeeAnne shares her experience with challenges of everyday life with MS.
"My disability will not defeat me. Kindness will always get the upper hand over MS." LeeAnne shares how kindness conquers MS challenges.
"Over the years I have heard being diagnosed with MS can be a death sentence to a marriage." LeeAnne shares her experience with love and MS.
"I feel like I've been given hope and a chance at a fresh start." LeeAnne shares her experience with getting a fresh start with MS.
"There desperately needs to be continuity in the way a person is cared for." LeeAnne discusses the importance of continuity of care for MS patients.
"I’ve discovered many things since my long journey dealing with multiple sclerosis began over 23 years ago." LeeAnne shares lessons about MS she's learned.
Most people start their day when the alarm clock goes off, excited to face another day. Well MS changes everything. My workday morning has definite routine.
"The memory of that day will live in my heart forever. I have to refuse to dwell on the negative aspects," writes LeeAnne.
Most people look forward to upcoming events, but for me they can be frightening because of my experience with MS and weather changes.
What has gotten me through it? It's really not that complicated. My faith plays a big part in my daily routine.