Patient Leader

I am a married mother of 3 who has been battling MS since 12/13/2007. Living with MS has changed my life in so many ways. My desire and passion is to bring awareness about this debilitating and complicated disease by sharing my story wherever and whenever I can.


Sparks, NV


Best in Show: Community or Forum Health Activist Hero Hilarious Health Activist Best in Show: Youtube Rookie of The Year

I am super passionate and active in the MS community. Whether it be online, locally or across the country I am on a mission to inspire and empower my fellow MS patients. I belive that being transparent about my personal MS journey gives others insight about what MS is and how it affects MS patients and their families.  — Starla

Starla is an amazing activist for MS. She coordinates our MS Walk here at NV Energy every year without fail. Starla is a champion with her MS and through all of the challenges that comes with this disease, she smiles with faith unwavering. She is an inspiration to all those around her.  — Gayle

Starla has always gone above and beyond to help others within her community that struggle with having MS. Whether that means sharing details about her journey to a diagnosis or raising money to help the MS Society find a cure she always finds a way to help and encourage others.  — Daesia

She has educated herself on MS and has not let the illness take over her life. She is passionate about helping others and has a beautiful spirit and heart .

Starla is an exceptional Health Activist who walks the talk. She is an incredible spokesperson as well as a MS warrior as she ministers to others thru a Blog, seminars and voice with a positive spirit. She is constantly educating herself on the disease and how to manage through nourishment and medicine as well as fighting for a cure.  — Lorri


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