She only discovered she had the condition with her first ‘episode’ causing her to lose the vision in one of her eyes.
Following her diagnosis July she has regained most of the sight she lost due to the optic neuritis. Revealing her illness, the jewellery designer toldRadar: ‘By publicly coming out about my recent MS diagnosis and becoming a fervent spokesperson for Multiple Sclerosis, I hope to turn my personal fight into public awareness. To educate people about the warning signs, raise funds for more research and overall inspire positive change towards the disease.
She said: ‘Now I am committed to do the same for others and plan on working with the National MS Society in every possible way.
‘I’ve already designed a special bracelet for my Lyons Fine Jewelry line called Positivity Bracelet with 15 percent of the proceeds to be donated to the National MS Society.’
She revealed she is keeping her condition under control with daily injections of a drug called Copaxone, reduces the frequency of relapses, and has not had an ‘episode’ since August.
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