MPW.66 / 2014 But You Look So Good by Annie Sakkab
Annie Sakkab Toronto, Canada
Team Gilka

Recipient of the Team Gilka Award
Story Summary

Ninety six percent of chronic illnesses are invisible. People with Multiple Sclerosis suffer from various symptoms like vision loss, weak limbs and fatigue. Dianne Douglas, 44, was diagnosed in 2006 and is now living with Primary Progressive MS. Her debilitating disease makes everyday activities like eating or walking a struggle and these resulting symptoms are not always seen. This is the story of Dianne whose fight goes past the physical struggle for normality into the realm of her insecurities in the shadows of a veiled disability.