Meet the Author

When Rachel Carter titled her memoir, Enduring the Cure: My MS Journey to the Brink of Death—and Back, she was not being dramatic. This book tells a remarkable story of perseverance that must be read to be believed.

Rachel has always been fearless.

She rode a motorcycle as a teenager. At 20 she moved to Alaska to work in a fish cannery. Later, she traveled solo in Europe and, when she returned to the U.S., got a job as the only female deckhand on a ship. Eventually, she married, completed her degree in communications, and had three children.

Within days of giving birth to her third child, she started graduate school and began training for the first of many marathons she would run. Despite being diagnosed with MS, she was driven and happy. Her life was filled with possibility.

Then, possibility turned to pain.

After three years of rapid decline, Rachel found herself lying on the floor, writhing in agony, hoping to die. But Rachel is a survivor. Her fearless youth gave her the experience she needed to live through an unimaginable amount of pain and to emerge—cured of MS.

A comeback story.

Enduring the Cure is the story of how Rachel and her family created a path back to a healthy, pain-free life when it seemed there was no way forward.

Interview With Rachel Carter