Real People, Real Myasthenia Gravis Stories

Read about people just like you, people with experiences you can relate to and wisdom to help guide your MG journey. You might even be inspired to share your story.

Eric’s<sup>*</sup> Story: Supporting a Partner Who Lives with MG
REAL PEOPLE, REAL STORIES

Eric’s* Story: Supporting a Partner Who Lives with MG

As the spouse of someone living with MG, Eric knows the ups and downs that come with being a primary caregiver.

6 MIN READ
MG Real Talks: The Hidden Challenges of Myasthenia Gravis
REAL PEOPLE, REAL STORIES

MG Real Talks: The Hidden Challenges of Myasthenia Gravis

Watch members of the MG community discuss how they’ve coped with MG challenges in their everyday lives.

12 MIN VIDEO
MG Real Talks: Self-Advocacy to Better Partner with Your Doctor
REAL PEOPLE, REAL STORIES

MG Real Talks: Self-Advocacy to Better Partner with Your Doctor

Watch members of the myasthenia gravis community discuss strategies on how to use self-advocacy to better partner with their doctors.

10 MIN VIDEO
Striving, Not Stopping: Victor M.’s MG Journey
REAL PEOPLE, REAL STORIES

Striving, Not Stopping: Victor M.’s MG Journey

Having faced MG since childhood, Victor focuses on what he can do—not what he can’t.

5 MIN READ
Watch <em>From That Day Forward</em>: The Reality of Life with MG
REAL PEOPLE, REAL STORIES

Watch From That Day Forward: The Reality of Life with MG

Watch a video about the reality of living with MG.

6 MIN VIDEO
Chris Givens<sup>*</sup> Dives into His Life with MG
REAL PEOPLE, REAL STORIES

Chris Givens* Dives into His Life with MG

5 MIN READ
Tameika Takes Charge of Her Life and Her MG
REAL PEOPLE, REAL STORIES

Tameika Takes Charge of Her Life and Her MG

Tameika takes charge of her life and her MG

4 MIN READ
Alexis<sup>*</sup> Learns to Be His Own MG Advocate
REAL PEOPLE, REAL STORIES

Alexis* Learns to Be His Own MG Advocate

Read how Alexis’ life experiences have helped him support others living with MG.

5 MIN READ
Betty’s<sup>*</sup> Family Helps Her Through MG Diagnosis
REAL PEOPLE, REAL STORIES

Betty’s* Family Helps Her Through MG Diagnosis

Read about how a longtime schoolteacher realized that her identity is much more than her job after her diagnosis with MG.

7 MIN READ
John’s<sup>*</sup> MG Diagnosis Teaches Him to Lean on His Family
REAL PEOPLE, REAL STORIES

John’s* MG Diagnosis Teaches Him to Lean on His Family

This father, coach and school administrator finds comfort and peace in learning when to ask for help from his support system.

8 MIN READ
Zach Leans on His Support System to Help Manage His Myasthenia Gravis<sup>*</sup>
REAL PEOPLE, REAL STORIES

Zach Leans on His Support System to Help Manage His Myasthenia Gravis*

Read about how Zach got support from the MG community after his diagnosis and found positive ways to look at his life.

6 MIN READ
Chef Sean Brock Finds Balance in His Life with MG<sup>†</sup>
REAL PEOPLE, REAL STORIES

Chef Sean Brock Finds Balance in His Life with MG

Read about Sean Brock’s difficult journey to find balance working as a professional chef while living with MG.

8 MIN READ
Victor and Iris Yipp Find Hope in MG<sup>*</sup>
REAL PEOPLE, REAL STORIES

Victor and Iris Yipp Find Hope in MG*

6 MIN READ
Kait Masters: Setting and Readjusting Life Goals with MG<sup>*</sup>
REAL PEOPLE, REAL STORIES

Kait Masters: Setting and Readjusting Life Goals with MG*

MG United members share their stories. Kait Masters discusses how myasthenia gravis (MG) has affected how she sets personal and professional goals.

9 MIN READ
A Singer-Songwriter Finds Her New Inner Voice with MG<sup>*</sup>
REAL PEOPLE, REAL STORIES

A Singer-Songwriter Finds Her New Inner Voice with MG*

7 MIN READ
Daniel’s Story: How He Found Ways to Balance Mental and Physical Health with MG<sup>*</sup>
REAL PEOPLE, REAL STORIES

Daniel’s Story: How He Found Ways to Balance Mental and Physical Health with MG*

MG United members share their stories.

8 MIN READ
Caitlin Faces a New World with MG<sup>*</sup>
REAL PEOPLE, REAL STORIES

Caitlin Faces a New World with MG*

MG United members share their myasthenia gravis stories.

8 MIN READ
NFL Running Back and His Mom Team Up to Take on MG<sup>†</sup>
REAL PEOPLE, REAL STORIES

NFL Running Back and His Mom Team Up to Take on MG

Dexter Williams, a running back for the Green Bay Packers, and his mother, Cheryl, tackle myasthenia gravis.

7 MIN READ
The Four Words That Changed My Life<sup>*</sup>
REAL PEOPLE, REAL STORIES

The Four Words That Changed My Life*

6 MIN READ
Kathy Lemenu and Her Wife Diane on MG, Marriage and Communication<sup>*</sup>
REAL PEOPLE, REAL STORIES

Kathy Lemenu and Her Wife Diane on MG, Marriage and Communication*

They’ve learned to avoid the traps that MG sets for couples with something they call ‘kind confession.’

6 MIN READ
Leah Gaitan-Diaz and the Empowerment of Positive Thinking<sup>*</sup>
REAL PEOPLE, REAL STORIES

Leah Gaitan-Diaz and the Empowerment of Positive Thinking*

MG United members share their stories. Leah Gaitan-Diaz discusses the importance of positivity when living with myasthenia gravis (MG).

6 MIN READ
Recognizing Caregivers, Who Walk the MG Journey Too<sup>*</sup>
REAL PEOPLE, REAL STORIES

Recognizing Caregivers, Who Walk the MG Journey Too*

Here’s a shout-out to supporters from the people whose lives they impact every day—those living with myasthenia gravis.

4 MIN READ

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