Christina Applegate celebrated her 50th birthday with a touching message for those who are also living with multiple sclerosis.
Applegate, whose birthday is on Thursday, November 25, shared a message on Twitter with her followers honoring the event and candidly sharing how she feels on the special day. his own.
“Okay. I turned 50 today. And I have MS,” she wrote. “It’s been tough. Sending so much love to all of you today. Many people are hurting. today, and I’m thinking of you.”
The “Dead to Me” star ended her happy birthday message with an upbeat note, sharing the message with her followers, who are also struggling with MS.
“May we find that strength to hold our heads high,” she continued. “Mine is currently lying on my pillow. But I try.”
“It has been a strange journey. But I was so supported by people that I know people who also have this condition,” she continued. “It is a difficult road. But as we all know, the road continues. Unless some a —— blocks it. ”
In a second tweet privacy request at the time, Applegate also shared inspirational words from a friend of hers in a similar situation, writing, “As one of my friends MS said ‘we I wake up and perform the specified action’. And that’s what I do. ”
Follow National Multiple Sclerosis Association, MS is a disease of the central nervous system. It disrupts the flow of information between the brain and the body, as well as inside the brain.
Over the past 13 years, Applegate has faced many health challenges. In 2008, the actor was diagnosed with breast cancer, and eventually had to have both breasts surgically removed. Almost a decade later, she has her too ovaries and fallopian tubes removed.
Since revealing her diagnosis, Applegate has received messages of love and support from fans and cast members. After revealing her diagnosis on Twitter, Selma Blair, who was diagnosed with MS more than three years ago, shared a Sweet message with Applegate in a reply to her announcement.
“Always love you,” Blair tweeted. “Always here. So are our kids. Beat us with love.”
Applegate responded with two tweets of her own, first Write, “Love you. Our kids are so weird”.
“I love our two eccentrics,” she added momentarily tweet. “They are happy.”
Applegate, Blair and Jack Osbourne are among the celebrities who have reveal their MS diagnosis In the century. Last month, CNN neo John King has shared online that he has been diagnosed with disease.
In October, Blair, 49, gave viewers a A first-hand look at her life with MS as the subject of a documentary “Introduction, Selma Blair.” The film focuses on how the actress has lived and coped with the disease since she was diagnosed, including undergoing her 2019 hematopoietic stem cell transplant.
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