Chris Holland had a successful career working as a paralegal when he was diagnosed with MS in 2004. And, while everyone reacts differently to being diagnosed with MS, no one could have predicted what happened next, as Chris lost everything battling demons he never imagined he would ever face.
But it would be a mistake betting against Chris Holland's resilience. Bouncing back, Chris decided to pursue his lifelong dream of becoming a chef. Today, Chris is a three-time Food Network Chopped champion and the owner and executive chef at Kantina, in Sparkill, New York.
This week, Chris joins me to share a story with a happy ending that almost wasn't.
November is National Family Caregivers Month, which seems to be the perfect time for iConquer MS to expand its community to include MS caregivers. We're sharing all the details of the newly launched iConquer MS Caregivers initiative.
It's impossible to discuss caregiving without mentioning the lifelong contributions made by former First Lady Rosalynn Carter. This week, we're remembering Mrs. Carter and reflecting on her legacy.
And we'll tell you how Infusion Day actually became Spa Day in Dawson City, Yukon.
We have a lot to talk about! Are you ready for RealTalk MS??!
This Week: Chris Holland shares his remarkable story of resilience :22
November is National Family Caregivers Month 1:22
Remembering Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter 1:52
If you're caring for a loved one with MS, iConquer MS has set out a welcome mat 3:07
Infusion Day is now Spa Day in Dawson City, Yukon 7:13
Chris Holland talks about how he barely made it all the way back 9:34
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RealTalk MS Episode 326
Guest: Chris Holland