Edith Edith is 30, she was diagnosed with relapsing MS aged 16. She works full-time and receives social care for everyday essential needs. Share this page Share this page on Twitter (opens in a new window) Share this page on Facebook (opens in a new window) Blogs by Edith Read more blogs from our MS community Life with a permanent catheter I’d been plagued by UTIs (urinary tract infections) for a long time. After a few years just about coping with regular antibiotics and tablets for bladder urgency, something more drastic had to happen. Re-finding my normal Over the last year, I’ve been supporting the MS Society’s End the Care Crisis campaign, but recently it got personal. The rug was almost completely pulled out from beneath me. 'The financial assessment was really stressful' Edith is 30, she was diagnosed with relapsing MS aged 16. She works full-time and receives social care for everyday essential needs. But getting the care she needs wasn't easy.