The MS Project—Volume 3

August 12th, 2013 by Chris George

Thursday is the launch of The MS Project – Volume 3. The 3rd installment in the series, which is, “A collection of stories of people afflicted by MS or who have loved ones afflicted. This book is meant to be informational regarding the disease as experienced by real people and to showcase the amazing strength people find when facing adversity.”

My mother was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in 1985. She passed away in 2000 from an indirect cause after years of suffering from effects of the illness. I am committed to bringing more awareness to the disease.

Check out The Ms Project – Volume 1 & 2 here.

http://www.lainaturner.com/book-category/the-ms-project/

The MS Project volume 3

November 15th, 2012 by Laina Turner

Thank you so much for your interest in being a part of Orange is the new pink – raising awareness for Multiple Sclerosis.

In 2011 & 2012 we put out a compilation of stories by people with MS about their journey with the disease. Volume 1 came out on paperback and an ebook. Due to cost Volume 2 only came out in ebook form. We are excited to announce that Volume 1 will be available on audio at the beginning of December!!!!!

We are now ready to start compilation for volume 3!!!! Due our March 2013!

The premise of the book will be the same. The book is meant to educate, inform, and inspire.

If you feel you have a great story to share see below for what I need for you.

• Your story (can be of any length)
– please format in Times New Roman 12pt font
– double spaced
– indent paragraphs 5 spaces
• Brief bio
• Headshot (for website)

Submissions should be emailed to [email protected] by Feb. 28th, 2013.

July 14th, 2012 by Laina Turner

Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you represents determinism; the way you play it is free will.
Jawaharal Nehru

Jack Osbourne on MS diagnosis: Adapt and overcome

June 26th, 2012 by Laina Turner

Read the full original post here.

New father Jack Osbourne has been hit with devastating news just as he’s easing into parenthood.

The 26-year-old son of rock legend Ozzy Osbourne, who welcomed daughter Pearl in April, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis just a few weeks after Pearl’s birth, as he reveals in a new interview with Hello! magazine.

 

“The timing was so bad,” Jack told the magazine. “I’d just had a baby, work was going great … I kept thinking, ‘Why now?'”

Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that affects the brain and spinal cord, and according to Hello!, it was an episode in which Jack lost most of the vision in his right eye that led him to seek treatment. The diagnosis has his parents questioning how this could happen, with his mother Sharon wondering if it could be attributed to something she did during pregnancy.

 

Read the full original post here.