The MS Readathon is a fantastic event. I took part in it as a child and have lots of nostalgic feelings from my experiences. I loved to read as a child so it was my favourite fundraising event.
As a teenager I had a teacher, Mrs Belcher (I think that’s right, its been 20 yrs), with Multiple Sclerosis. she was a bloody badass and total inspiration. She put up with zero shit. She was one of my absolute favourite teachers.
A few years ago my uncle was diagnosed and it completely changed his families life. He lived with us a lot while I was growing up and he and his wife mean the world to me. It is a cruel disease.
So this year in honour of my Uncle Mark, my kids are both taking part.