Almost Forgot My Legs!

I had a house cleaning job today (the only one I have left that I can still do). I always wonder if I’m going to make it through as they keep the house VERY warm which takes a while to cool down once you turn down the thermostat, as well as having two flights of stairs.

Are my legs coming home with me or not?

I’m thankful that I have it though, as it gives me SOMETHING to do once every couple weeks, and I always feel some sense of accomplishment – like yes! I was able to do it! Today was hard, and I don’t even know if I remembered to put the vacuum away. My legs felt extremely weak and I was wondering if they planned on coming home with me or not? Well I made it home legs and all, and didn’t even get stopped by the police. Good thing because I forgot my purse (with driver’s license) at home!

Feeling a little less alone

I’ll tell you, being able to share stuff like this is SO cathartic because I know you guys will understand and also hopefully it encourages and reminds someone else that they’re not alone. xxxxxx’s

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  • Janus author
    1 week ago

    Erin,
    thank you so much for your support and encouragement. This is truly a safe and welcoming place to come to. Especially on those days when you feel like….

  • Erin Rush moderator
    1 week ago

    Thank you for sharing, Janus! And you feel free to share any and all your accomplishments with us! Cleaning a house with stairs all in one day? That’s a pretty big accomplishment in my opinion.

    Thank you for posting! We are happy to share in your victories! And we are able to commiserate on those days where the victories are few and far between. I hope you have some downtime to recover from cleaning and I am very glad your legs decided to come home with you!

    Best, Erin, MultipleSclerosis.net Team Member.

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