(CNN)Christina Applegate is marking a milestone day aft revealing her aggregate sclerosis diagnosis successful August.
Applegate celebrated her 50th day connected Thanksgiving Day with a connection for her fans connected Twitter. "Yup. I turned 50 today. And I person MS. It's been a hard one," she wrote.
"Sending truthful overmuch emotion to each of you this day," Applegate continued. "Many are hurting today, and I americium reasoning of you. May we find that spot to assistance our heads up. Mine presently is connected my pillow. But I try."
Multiple sclerosis affects the cardinal tense system. It's considered an autoimmune illness successful which the immune strategy attacks its ain steadfast cells. It affects prime of beingness and tin beryllium disabling.
In her announcement earlier this year, the histrion known for her roles successful "Bad Moms," "Married ... with Children" and "Dead to Me" shared that it's not been casual surviving with the disease.
"But I person been truthful supported by radical that I cognize who besides person this condition," Applegate said. "It's been a pugnacious road. But arsenic we each know, the roadworthy keeps going."
There is nary cure for aggregate sclerosis -- known arsenic MS -- but galore radical are capable to negociate their symptoms and accommodate to caller lifestyles aft diagnosis.
Researchers judge that the illness is the effect of some biology and familial factors, but the underlying origin is not known.
CNN's Jack Guy contributed to this report