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Ashley T. Memory headshot

Ashley T. Memory

Ashley Memory is an author and speaker who has battled multiple sclerosis for 23 years. She is an expert on how to live a productive and meaningful life while coping with a chronic illness, and has written for Wired, Real Simple, NBC THINK, Rooted in Rights, and Healthline.

23-year survivor of relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis
Author of the poetry book "Waiting for the Wood Thrush" and the novel "Naked and Hungry"
Regular contributor to national disability and health websites such as Rooted in Rights and Healthline
Freelancer who contributes to Real Simple, Poets & Writers, The Independent, and NBC THINK
I was 48 and divorced when I realized costly lifestyle creep had taken over my life. Here's how I left my corporate job a year later, despite having minimal retirement savings.