Episode 67 | That Part: Intimacy & MS (Layer 5) — feat. Amir Ali

We’re getting deep. Honesty, truth, and transparency are key elements in a loving relationship — and absolutely essential for an intimate relationship. What happens when they’re missing? Join us for Layer 5 — a conversation with Amir Ali, as he reflects on his experiences with Daana. You don’t want to miss this engaging discussion. You also get a sneak peek of Amir’s poetry, as we close out National Poetry Month

You can find Amir on IG @a_mans_inner_reflections. His chapbook, ‘Granddaddy’s Soul and Some of Mine’ is forthcoming.

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Myelin & Melanin™ Podcast

Podcast hosted by Dawn and Daana — two Black women musing about life with Multiple Sclerosis. Dawn is a 44-year-old mother, living in the Atlanta, GA area. She was diagnosed with RRMS in 2000. She has a BA in American Studies from SUNY Buffalo and completed her graduate work in English as a Second Language at American University.

Episode 27 — Disclosure is Daunting: Employment and MS

Listen to Episode 27 of Myelin & Melanin!

Is disclosure important? How much do I disclose? These are daunting questions to consider when faced with disclosing one’s MS to an employer. While the ADA exists to protect people with disabilities, there are many things to consider when asking for accommodations and exercising our rights under this law.

Join us as we discuss the benefits of disclosure, as well as the uncertainty and shame that can often accompany this challenging task.

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Episode 27 | Disclosure is Daunting: Employment and MS

Is disclosure important? How much do I disclose? These are daunting questions to consider when faced with disclosing one’s MS to an employer. While the ADA exists to protect people with disabilities, there are many things to consider when asking for accommodations and exercising our rights under this law.  Join us as we discuss the benefits of disclosure, as well as the uncertainty and shame that can often accompany this challenging task.

Episode 20 — Tricky Territory: Relationships and MS

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Relationships are complicated enough by themselves. Add multiple sclerosis to the mix and the complexity is multiplied. When do you divulge that you have MS? How do you approach the topic? To tell or not to tell? Join us as we tackle these oftentimes tricky relationship questions.

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