Sharing My RMS Story: Why I'm a LEMTRADA Ambassador By Rachel, Wife, Mother, Domestic Engineer • October 3, 2018
Apart from being a wife and mother, becoming a LEMTRADA Ambassador has been one of the most worthy callings of my life. Being able to share and connect with others living with relapsing MS has been a true privilege. Helping others has a profound ripple effect—you never know when a single act of kindness and compassion may change lives in a way that you could have never imagined. On that note, having the ability to share my RMS knowledge with others has brought even further meaning to my own journey and diagnosis.
I’m particularly passionate about sharing my journey with relapsing MS.
Because I’ve been on previous therapies, I completely understand that making a treatment decision isn’t something to take lightly. My husband and I, with the help of my doctor, made the decision together for me to get started on LEMTRADA. After some research and further discussion with my doctor we learned about the potential benefits of LEMTRADA. We also made sure that we were aware of the potential risks. It’s important to discuss all of your options with your healthcare provider to find one that’s right for you.
My passion for helping others and educating people about relapsing MS are two things that are very near and dear to my heart, which is why being an Ambassador is so important to me. My real-life experience as a patient brings something different to the table for people looking for another option. I wish someone would’ve shared their experiences with me during my initial course of LEMTRADA.
Additionally, being an Ambassador means that I get to meet so many different people and hear their stories. We can always connect and relate to each other on some level, even though each person’s MS is unique. I also love when I’m reunited with the people I’ve met along the way and get to hear about their experiences. Sometimes it’ll be a year later when I see them again and they’ll tell me “You inspired me to take action and talk to my healthcare provider”. It’s always wonderful to see a familiar face.
Having relapsing MS is hard. Finding the right treatment can be hard too. I know this firsthand. If we haven’t met already, I look forward to being able to meet you and share our stories together! Until then, continue to advocate for yourselves and know you’re not alone in this!
And if you haven’t attended a live event already, I highly encourage you to do so. You can find events that are being held close to you by searching the Events page. Please come out and join us! You can learn something new and connect with others like you!
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