David Osmond and His Journey

Sclerosis disease symbol isolated on whiteAccording to the MS Active Source website, managing multiple sclerosis (MS) starts with “having the right information.” Not only does MS affect everyone differently, but there are different types of MS — an autoimmune disease that affects the brain and spinal cord by attacking the protective cover of nerve fibers in the brain and the spinal cord.

In the following video, David Osmond tells us about his battle with multiple sclerosis.


  1. What motivates you to live?
  2. What motivates you to stay healthy?
  3. What would you do if you noticed your health slipping away?

Thanks to Sheila DuBois whose post about Nathan Osmond inspired me to dig into the life of David Osmond. Thanks to David Osmond who shared his story with The Today Show, YouTube for posting the story, and all the people who made it possible for me to include the picture and video I used in this post. Information about multiple sclerosis was provided by MS ActiveSource.


    1. Chuck, there are many reasons why I chose to share the story. 1) David’s message is important for everyone to hear, regardless of the listener’s religious belief, emotional state, or medical situation. 2) A positive attitude is the most important medicine. 3) Obtaining nutrition through proper food is an important part of recovery. 4) Helping others is a beneficial use of time.

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