Hi everyone, I haven’t been on for a while, just haven’t felt up for it. Anyway I’m sure I’m not on my own with this one. Recently on BBC breakfast and I will say quite rightly too, they’ve been giving MND and Parkinson’s a good platform, with either celebrities or family members talking about it, Sally has been doing it, now don’t get me wrong, I think its great for those chartie’s, but how come no one is on there talking about MS and promoting that. A friend of mine said “basically you haven’t got a sexy condition” Now as we will know, there are plenty of celeb’s with this condition, so why not stand up and speak about it, I would if I could, but I’m not in the public eye. Thanks for reading, Jean x
Hi, JK Rowling is a huge MS supporter and has donated millions of pounds for research. If I recall she lost her mum due to complications from advanced MS. JK is an absolute star in my eyes.
Not sure anybody should expected to divulge their medical situation, ‘celeb’ or not, if they use it as a plot device, they usually get it wrong as peoples ms is different, case in point, something I am watching right now! I think Kadeena Cox raised a good amount of awareness on Masterchef!
Hi, thank you for your replies. I totally agree about JK, she is amazing and I thank her very much, as is Kadeena, to say she has MS and can still do so much is amazing, sadly a lot of us can’t, me included. I not demeaning what a lot of people do for MS, I just wish more was made of it so the wider public would know more about MS, that’s all. I certainly don’t want anyone to divulge their medical situation if they don’t wan to.
As I never emerge from under my duvet at that hour of the morning, I’m afraid I’ve not seen the TV that you speak of.
Just a thought… Why not write to Sally at BBC Breakfast and suggest she does it? It could be worth a try, and as others here point out, there are several ‘celebs’ with the condition.