Samantha Henthorn Samantha lives with MS and is a writer and former nurse. Blogs by Samantha Henthorn Read more blogs from our MS community Writing gives me a sense of achivement For World Poetry Day, Sam shares her poem about carrots - and how writing gives her a sense of achievement. Why I use a walking stick Over the years, Sam's found walking sticks really handy. She tells us how she's gone from feeling self-conscious to embracing them. The end of lockdown and why it’s ok to be cautious The last twelve months have reminded me of when I had to finish work. And I refuse to return to how I felt back then.