A fond farewell
If you turn to page 4 of any Momentum issue, you will find
a list of people on the magazine’s Editorial Advisory Board.
These volunteers are members of the Society’s Client
Education Committee, and they have a role in reviewing
material that the Society distributes for people with MS
and their families. Martha King, our retiring editor, has had
a key role in identifying and recruiting these professionals.
Furthermore, she has made sure that they remained active
and engaged in the publication process. This has been
part of her leadership role with the Society, and we on the
board will miss her cheerful approach to this job. Thanks
once more, Martha, for your years of steady leadership,
and best wishes for your retirement years.
George P. Garmany, MD, Chair, Client Education Committee
The magazine of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Phil Keoghan and the MS
Fall 2011). While I don’t believe
that one or two charley horses a
year are necessarily the product
of MS, it never occurred to me to
track them when I get them with
more frequency. It’s something
I’ll definitely be discussing with
E. Fulton, Arizona
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“Low vision” photography
I retired two
years ago after
35 years of
now spend my
time on my
and what I like
CLAIR W. HOWE
to call “low vision” photography.
I’m enclosing a recent photo of
some beautiful flowers nearby.
Clair W. Howe, Mich.
Mad hot ballroom
I have always dreamed of being a
ballroom dancer, so when I saw
an ad for lessons, I leapt at the
opportunity. Being able to dance
despite my disease has given me
strength, confidence and goals—
and has contributed to my overall
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happiness. I participated in my
first competition in November
2010 and now have a plaque displaying my six First Place awards.
Though I’ve had a few bumps
in the road since then, I’m still
actively dancing and will never