Here are some ideas to help you feel good in your own skin for everyday life with MG.
Living with myasthenia gravis (MG) may sometimes mean living with challenging, physical symptoms—and possibly emotional challenges, too. Having to cancel plans because of muscle weakness or being uncomfortable at a restaurant due to difficulty chewing might understandably affect self-confidence. The important thing to remember is that the emotional and mental health effects of MG matter just like the physical ones—and finding ways to navigate them can be just as relevant.
We spoke to Courtney* and Mike,* who each live with MG, about their experiences both struggling with self-confidence and finding ways to build it up. Below are some tips that worked for them, which may offer you some support along your own self-confidence journey.
Although sometimes it feels like I’m going in slow motion, I am moving.