Michelle Benson of La Grange is a hospital technician, a mother, a daughter and a friend. She works two jobs, exercises daily and maintains a social life.
Benson also has multiple sclerosis. Upon meeting Benson, most would not expect the 41-year-old to have the debilitating disease; she appears to be healthy. Benson said it’s her lifestyle that helps her maintain her health.
Multiple sclerosis (or MS) is a chronic, often disabling disease that attacks the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord), according to the National MS Society.