Maryland first lady Dawn Moore revealed for the first time this week that she's living with multiple sclerosis, according to a statement from the governor's office.

Moore, whose husband Wes Moore became Maryland's governor in January, said she was diagnosed with the autoimmune disease in her late twenties, which "completely changed her life."

Dawn Moore also revealed her illness is currently in remission, according to her statement.

"Through my journey, I learned that everyone has a different course when living with the disease. I believe it's important that we all share our survival stories to help change the narrative about living with multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune diseases," Dawn Moore said. "As first lady, I will continue to work with organizations that support all Marylanders living with multiple sclerosis and their families."... Read More: Pikesville Patch