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More to uS is a campaign initiated and funded by Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Limited.
Portrait series creative production and photography by Hannah Laycock. Campaign developed with executive production by Rob Sloan (Shift.ms) and Trishna Bharadia.
The COVID-19 pandemic caused us to reshape the way that we live. This is especially true for people living with MS, who have had to navigate these changes alongside managing their condition.
Read more below about how Shana and Mark overcame these challenges.
Living through a pandemic was nobody's choice - and Shana's story reminds us to be kind to ourselves about the things that we cannot control.
Asking for support is never easy - but Mark's experience during the pandemic shows that taking that step is an important one.
Listen to the heroes of More to uS explain how they’ve shifted their perspective on life as their MS has changed.
“The brighter, the better.”
“I do everything people say you shouldn’t do.”
“I love being out there.”
“I’m proud of what I’ve achieved.”
“This doesn’t stop me being a dad.”
“I can still play the game.”
“If you’re not happy with yourself, you’re not happy.”
“I see life through many lenses.”
Fine art photographer Hannah Laycock was diagnosed with MS in 2013. She’s behind the More to uS portrait series creative production and photography.
Understanding and monitoring your symptoms can support you in identifying signs of progression to live life on your own terms.
Exercise can benefit people living with MS in managing their symptoms. There is no one-size-fits-all exercise, so it's important to find what works best for you.
UK | February 2022 | 180132