Meet people living with MS

October 13, 2017

Jenny Bennettcutmypic (1)
Living with MS for 44 years

Diagnosed in 1973, Jenny was in Year 10 when her symptoms could no longer be ignored.

The regular muscle spasms, lack of balance and numbness made it hard to live the active life of a regular teenager, so her mother insisted she see her GP.







Scott Manixscott
Living with MS for 4 years

“On receiving the news from my doctor, a rush of many emotions flooded my mind. When I looked over to see my beautiful wife and the tears in her eyes it was there and then I decided I was not going down without a massive fight”.






Rachel KerrRachel Kerr
Living with MS for 11 years

“MS is a constant struggle between what I would like to do and what I am able to do and it presents new challenges every day”.


Gary AllenPhoto Shape Editor:
Living with MS for 17 years 

“It’s a strange thing indeed to be told you have MS, one minute you have a relatively normal life ahead of you, the next you’re facing enormous challenges and uncertainty”.







Kate CaseyKate Casey
Living with MS for 11 years

“Without the support of MS Queensland, I wouldn’t have the inspiration and incredible friendships or the amazing support network that’s been developed across the region”.






Jenny Parker Photo Shape Editor:
Living with MS for 6 years

“The first piece of information I received when I was diagnosed with MS was the contact details for MS Queensland. I made a call straight away”.