November is National Caregivers Month. Let's honor our MG caregivers and thank them for all they do for anyone diagnosed and living with Myasthenia Gravis. Submit a photo of you with your caregiver (or just a photo of your caregiver) and we will post on our National Caregivers Honor Wall.
Name: Michael Antonellis Caregiver's Name: Michael Antonellis Country: United States
All caregivers ROCK!!
Name: Scott Horne Caregiver's Name: Judith Horne Country: United States
Judith has cared for me through many illnesses during our 38 years of marriage. However, when I was diagnosed with MG, that burden grew even greater. Nonetheless, Judith has been steadfastly by my side, providing physical and moral support.
Name: Kelly Smith Caregiver's Name: Alex Smith Country: United States
My husband has been by my side from day 1. He takes care of me daily by reminding me to rest and take care of myself. He is very supportive and understands when my body has a mind of its own. I am so fortunate to have him.
Name: Jill Rust Caregiver's Name: Tim Rust Country: United States
Tim is just an amazing man. He is always there for me - to provide physical help and emotional support.
Name: Cheri Miller Caregiver's Name: Andy Miller Country: United States
I don't know what I would do without my husband and caregiver, Andy Miller!!! He is terrific!!!
Name: Siobhan McGovern Caregiver's Name: Timothy McGovern Country: United States
My husband Tim is my caregiver. He has stood by my side these past 13 years and ultimately gave up his career to be my caregiver. Although he has his own health issues, he always puts himself second and focuses on me and our three beautiful daughters
Name: Fay Abu Caregiver's Name: Fay Abu Country: United States
I’m Fay the caregiver of my daughter. I was diagnosed with myasthenia graves 22 years ago and I’ve been taking care of my daughter ever since who was born mentally challenged with disabilities.
Name: Anita Tarlton Caregiver's Name: David Waters Country: United States
Since my diagnosis of Myasthenia Gravis in 2018, my husband David has been my caregiver, encouraged, and cheerleader! He has soaked up information about MG, he's asked questions, cooked like a chef, and he's just all around a great guy!
Name: Nancy Reisner Caregiver's Name: Mark and Mak Country: United States
Mark, as you can see, has a heart ❤️ of gold and has supported me through many very challenging times. He offers care, support and lots of love. So does Mak! He’s by my side constantly and even visits when I’m at the hospital. I am so blessed!
Name: Courtney Boehlke Caregiver's Name: Claire Boehlke Country: United States
My beautiful daughter, who does so much for me and gives my life purpose. Since my diagnosis, she has never left my side.
Name: Courtney Boehlke Caregiver's Name: Ronda Tate Country: United States
Ronda is my best friend. She has always been there for me before and after MG. Since my diagnosis she has always been there to help me in every way.
Name: Andrea Ujj Caregiver's Name: Martin Ujj and György Farkas Country: Hungary
I am Andrea Ujj from Hungary, a MG patient more than 2 years. I am grateful to my son Martin and my husband following me everywhere. They are sitting on the seat LOVE (SZERETET), meanwhile I was sitting on the seat HOPE (REMÉNY) and maked the photo
Name: Linda Praydich Caregiver's Name: Emme Praydich Country: United States
I could not manage my disease without my Daughter. She has been my support, cheerleader and constant reminder of why I refuse to give in to this disease.
Thank you my sweet girl!
Name: Mary Elledge Caregiver's Name: Kaidence and Anthony Coleman Country: United States
My caregivers are my children, I am a single parent and at times without them I would be able to do half the things I do. They have been there when I was bedridden before being diagnosed and even in my hospital bed a handful of times.
Name: Robin Hengels Caregiver's Name: Peter Country: United States
This man has been through it all with me. He’s never complained about anything except for maybe our broken medical system. He picked me up from the floor both figuratively and lliterally
Name: Lex Goodwin Caregiver's Name: Danielle and Marvin Country: United States
Thank you to my parents! They’ve been there for me since day 1, literally. Although they may not always understand, they are always there for the appointments, infusions, hospital stays, breakdowns, and to encourage me to keep going.
Name: Lorraine Ludwico Stevens Caregiver's Name: Charles Becht Stevens Country: United States
I would not be alive without all my friend , my husband and my caregiver . He cares for our everyday life , chores and myself . Vid sent me a Angel 😇
Name: Michael Mazzarelli Caregiver's Name: Andrea Mazzarelli Country: United States
My mom gets what I’m going through as she also has the same disease and more. Even on her bad days, she does what she can for me.
Name: Meena Outlaw Caregiver's Name: David Outlaw Country: United States
I have the support of my husband, also caregiver. He knows my tell tale signs, he knows this disease as well as I do. He knows what it takes for me to have better days. He knows when it’s time for me to rest. More importantly he loves me anyway.
Name: Sue Kenyon Caregiver's Name: Scott Kenyon Country: United States
My hubby, Scott, is my rock and my lifesaver. He is by my side physically & emotionally every day. He keeps hope alive.
Name: Sue Kenyon Caregiver's Name: Family for MG Country: United States
My entire family supports me on my MG journey. This pic shows my husband (Scott), brother (Doug) and sister-in-law (Dawn). They fill my heart with love. They are all there for anything I need. I wouldn't be where I am without them. LOVE!
Name: Kathie Bibeau Caregiver's Name: Ray Bibeau Country: United States
My husband Ray has been my caregiver throughout my long journey with MG. He is my dedicated husband and best friend. Our oldest granddaughter has not known me without MG and is quick to remind me that my eyes are closing and I need to take Mestinon
Name: Icie Boyd Caregiver's Name: Austin and Aubree Boyd Country: United States
My husband and daughter are my caregivers! He is teaching me that it's ok to take breaks to respect my limits. She is accommodating when I'm weak and fatigued. I'm stubborn and strong willed but they take such good care of me when I need them!
Name: Nikky Valentine Caregiver's Name: Olivia Ornelas & Jay Lopez Country: United States
My mom & fiancé have been very supportive these past couple of month’s since my MG has worsened. They’ve helped me to see my limits and rest. I wouldn’t be able to get through my days without them. Having great support is a blessing. Love you guys!
Name: Nikky Valentine Caregiver's Name: Brandon Valentine & Tyler Lopez Country: United States
My secondary caregivers are my sons. Not literally. But they do help. It becomes a family affair when you have a loved one who’s ill. It doesn’t matter if they’re just grabbing you a water! I love my boys. They push me to get better.
Name: Mary Lynne Knighten Caregiver's Name: John D. Knighten Country: United States
I want to honor my husband. His love and support enable me to do the things I do. From taking me to doctor appointments to schlepping my bags; cooking dinner when I’m tired and encouraging me, to surviving the pandemic together. I love you Johnnie!
Name: Ginger Sanford Caregiver's Name: Jeremy Sanford Country: United States
My husband is one amazing man he has taught himself and our children all the ends and outs of MG I couldn’t ask for a better man best friend lover and caregiver he goes above and beyond on a daily basis I am very blessed to have him
Name: Cary Collier Caregiver's Name: Larry Willis Country: United States
My husband is amazing, he's right by my side always. He reminds me to rest and shows his love for me every day. I'm truly blessed to have him next to me. He even does research for a cure or remission.. love him so very much.
Name: David Caregiver's Name: Hazel Country: United States
She is my friend and a caregiver to Philip. She of corse is outstanding in care for him. She cans and helps on the farm
Name: Suzanne Sylvere Caregiver's Name: Satrina Chargaulaf Country: Canada
A daughter, sister, guardian angel, no challenge she can’t handle. MG hit me hard, she left job travelled across the country to care for me.A heart ❤️ of gold, when I could no longer deal with MG (she keeps me going).Truly a Gift from God.
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