Living on the River of Denial
I was diagnosed at age 33.I think I had it prior to that. My ex-husband (a medical professional) and my children were the only ones who knew.
The secret was out
I continued to work for fifteen years as a psychotherapist until I could no longer keep it hidden; that was fifteen years. I was “invited” to retire. I finally did, didn’t want to but I was exhausted. I was falling down in the parking lot due to the humidity. The secret was out.
We know ourselves best
MS has been a journey, a learning experience Now I am retired and have been since 2002. God has been so good. I am still walking, although not gracefully! I am remarried, happy, and living the good life here in the West. I’m no longer scared to talk about it and will do so if it’s appropriate. I have learned to live in the moment. I still ride horses and even dance once in a while. Adjustments make us stronger and creative. For all those with MS, listen to that angel on your shoulder. We know ourselves best.
Godspeed to you all,
What do you like to do to relax?