I'm a 24 year old from sunny South Africa. I've been dying with a twist since 2013 when I was first diagnosed with myasthenia gravis. I can speak four languages and I'm a lover of life and all things wild.
I recently completed my university degree and became a speech-language pathologist. I’ve spent several years studying to become a healthcare professional because I want to help people. But little ... Read more
A broken promise can often lead to immense disappointment. For someone with myasthenia gravis (MG), a failing immunosuppressive medication can easily lead to a broken heart. Immunosuppressive medications combat ... Read more
Many things change when the symptoms of myasthenia gravis (MG) start piling onto each other. I become physically weaker, mentally slower, and spiritually drained. I must spend my energy wisely, which ... Read more
Editor’s Note: This column discusses the sensitive topic of suicidal ideation. The moment doctors diagnosed me with myasthenia gravis (MG), they prescribed me antidepressants. It didn’t make much sense ... Read more
A diagnosis of MG inevitably leads to several adaptations in daily life. These adaptations, in turn, result in functioning that is closer to normal. They also ensure a distance ... Read more
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