Emily’s Beautiful Life

Emily Filmore shares her Beautiful Life for Myositis Awareness Month and MSU’s #MyositisLIFE project. 

Emily Filmore, Vice President of MSU and the author of “The Marvelous Transformation: Living Well with Autoimmune Disease” shares this glimpse into her #MyositisLIFE.

Here is the article her husband wrote about his life as a spouse of someone with chronic illness, referred to in the video: www.emilyfilmore.com/blog/chronicspouse

MSU note: Emily Filmore’s “The Marvelous Transformation: Living Well With Autoimmune Disease” is available for sale on our website here: Understandingmyositis.org/shop/marvelous-transformation/

Find Emily on our Myositis Network


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Hi, this may be interesting to you: Emily's Beautiful Life! The link is included below: https://understandingmyositis.org/emilys-beautiful-life/ --- Myositis Support and Understanding is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.