Remember, we may look disabled, but we are capable of so much more!

No MSing with me!

I was 25 years old when I finally heard the words, “you have MS.” I remember it well. November 10, 1995, I was in my neurologist’s office with my father and my boyfriend at the time, who soon became my husband, when those words were said to me. It was a sense of relief for me. I had been having strange symptoms since July of that year and deep down I knew it was bad. In grade school I remember being told about MS and MD. I knew Muscular dystrophy was worse but didn’t know much about this multiple sclerosis disease and now I have it. I think one of the hardest things about this diagnosis was seeing everyone’s face when I told them. See, there was a sense of relief for the person who is diagnosed with a disease, almost jubilant because there is a reason you are not…

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