With May being MCS Awareness month I have been writing about it each day. What is it like for me — a few stats — I thought it important that other voices are heard. Each story is unique with MCS. Here is Kathryn’s journey.
The Month of May has been dedicated as Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) month. I suffer from MCS (also known as Environmental Illness and Chemical Sensitivity). I did not always have MCS. I was a very active and busy stay-at-home mother of two. I was active in their school, their activities, as well as in our community. I lived by my at-a-glance calendar to know when and where I was supposed to be at any given time on any given day. I sewed and did craft fairs. I baked and canned, and did things with my friends.
My MCS began after a mold exposure in my work place where it first manifested itself in severe sinus issues and brain issues (although I didn’t realize the brain issues were happening in the beginning). My boss would bring a phone message that I had written and placed on his desk to have me…
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