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Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an incurable autoimmune disease. Thriving over surviving shares experiences of those living with MS who lean into their core values to live their best lives. Our host, Edie, was diagnosed with RRMS in 2015. In each episode, she chats it up with MS thrivers to learn and grow from each other's experiences. Chronic illnesses such as MS can impact our lives in ways that may become overwhelming. It is nice to know that others out there focus on thriving despite their diagnosis. New episodes are published each week. Thank you for joining our thriving community!

Thriving Over Surviving Multiple Sclerosis Edie Sohigian

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 31 Ratings

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an incurable autoimmune disease. Thriving over surviving shares experiences of those living with MS who lean into their core values to live their best lives. Our host, Edie, was diagnosed with RRMS in 2015. In each episode, she chats it up with MS thrivers to learn and grow from each other's experiences. Chronic illnesses such as MS can impact our lives in ways that may become overwhelming. It is nice to know that others out there focus on thriving despite their diagnosis. New episodes are published each week. Thank you for joining our thriving community!

    It's Okay To Be Vulnerable Even If You Have Multiple Sclerosis

    It's Okay To Be Vulnerable Even If You Have Multiple Sclerosis

    Yes, it can be scary to show your vulnerable side. Some consider it a weakness. But vulnerability can be a powerful asset when you own it, share your story, and know your limits. Along with vulnerability comes trust. if we don't have trusting relationships, especially those of us who deal with autoimmune diseases like MS, we can feel unsupported and alone. In this episode, LaRoyia shares how her core value of vulnerability provides her with the ability to face her chronic illness head-on. She also shares what it means to her to be "strong-ish". Let's chat it up!
    Instagram: @queensmitherman
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    • 41 min
    80 Recognizing Your Purpose After Being Diagnosed With Multiple Sclerosis

    80 Recognizing Your Purpose After Being Diagnosed With Multiple Sclerosis

    After Emily was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, she realized her life's purpose. She loves to move-it, move-it! And she loves to get other people moving and shaking it too. She does it because she loves it, and she wants to help others who deal with chronic illnesses.
    Check out her YouTube Channel!
    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=keep+moving+with+emily
    Instagram: @keepmovingwithemily
    Instagram: @thrivingoversurvivingpodcast
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    • 33 min
    Bonus Episode: Ketogenic Diet For Multiple Sclerosis, Is It Right For Us? With Dr. Taylor Krick

    Bonus Episode: Ketogenic Diet For Multiple Sclerosis, Is It Right For Us? With Dr. Taylor Krick

    Have you adjusted your diet at all after your diagnosis? There are a lot of different recommendations out there. Well, I was surprised with Dr. Krick recommended Keto for MS because of all the dairy I associate with that. Boy did he set me straight. He even had some research on hand to back up his thoughts. Chatting it up for the second time with Dr. Taylor Krick. 
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    Instagram: @autoimmunedoc
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    • 12 min
    Setting Goals and Achieving Them With Must Stop MS

    Setting Goals and Achieving Them With Must Stop MS

    Setting goals and achieving them is easier said than done. When you reach them, do you celebrate? You gotta celebrate your success! Please don't miss out on celebrating the wins, even the smallest ones. Randy Patrick, creator of Must Stop MS and #ChatMS shares how his involvement with the MS community helps him achieve his goals. 
    Twitter: @MustStopMS
    TikTok: @muststopms
    Instagram: @must_stop_ms
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    Instagram: @thrivingoversurvivingpodcast
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    • 38 min
    Living Life In Gratitude With Melissa and Brandy

    Living Life In Gratitude With Melissa and Brandy

    Melissa was the very first guest on TOSP. One year later on the season 3 premiere, we welcome her back. This time she brought her twin sister Brandy to discuss how they use gratitude to lift themselves up. Their lives are not all peaches and roses, Melissa has MS and Brandy has had some serious turmoil the last couple of years. But with the love and support of their family, gratitude helps them to focus on all the great things in their lives. Let's chat it up with Melissa and Brandy. 
    Instagram: @melissa_gordan95
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    https://thrivingoversurvivingpodcast.com

    • 38 min
    Season 2 Recap

    Season 2 Recap

    Before we move into Season 3, I wanted to do a little rewind. When I think back on all the thrivers I've had the privilege to chat with, I feel honored they allowed us to share their journey with them. Thank you to all who listen and feel connected to this community. 
    Instagram: @thrivingoversurvivingpodcast
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    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
31 Ratings

31 Ratings

LindaMRhyne ,

This podcast is special.

I’ve known that the MS community is a special group of people who get it. Edie finds a way to bring us together by sharing our stories with authenticity. Her genuine curiosity and interest in lifting others shines through her episodes and interviews. This is a must-listen.

MamaResilience ,

Thank You!

Edie does an amazing job using her lived experience and that of others to bring hope and support to so many people!

Reinvention Rebel ,

Powerful podcast

What a beautiful, empowering and positive podcast! Powerful stories from the host and guests that will help you think about disabilities differently. Host Edie proves that no matter our abilities, will all have grace, we can all love our bodies and we can tune into deeper inner wisdom and happiness. A must-listen!

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