Jenny Clarkson Jenny was diagnosed with MS when she was 15 years old. She writes about how she lives with MS while balancing family life and work. 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 Jenny Clarkson Read more blogs from our MS community Unusual symptoms: cog-fog and sensitised skin My MS is pretty obvious. I have to use crutches for walking around the house and a mobility scooter or wheelchair when outside. My stiff legs and stumbles are easy for everyone to see! My 5 tips for managing my MS at Christmas From resting to asking for extra help, discover Jenny's top five tips for enjoying the festive season. How COVID-19 has changed the way I work My work life has changed immeasurably over the past couple of years as my MS has changed from relapsing to secondary progressive. 5 tips for parenting, MS and staying at home Us MSers often know what it is like to miss out on social occasions. But to suddenly be told that we have to stay in thanks to COVID-19 is a whole other ball game. I was a teen with MS I was 15 years old when I was diagnosed with MS, though in hindsight my problems started even before that, when I had optic neuritis aged 13.