Rachel Cooper Rachel was diagnosed with MS in 2015 She writes a blog about her experiences called Falling and Laughing She has shared her experience of long haul family holidays whilst living with MS 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 Rachel Read more blogs from our MS community Vulnerable? Me?? No way! The COVID-19 pandemic has meant big changes for everyone. For some people with MS, and their families, the adjustments needed to stay safe have disrupted everything. Social distancing - how I'm keeping in control Rachel lives with relapsing MS. Here she shares her strategies for keeping in control when you have to stay at home. Telling my work colleagues I have MS When I was coming to terms with my MS diagnosis, one of the most difficult stages for me was telling other people. Getting out in the world - a trip to New York with MS When I was diagnosed with MS my world shrank. I imagined I was confined to the distance I could walk, which wasn’t far.