Hoping you have an Episode-Free day.

Being diagnosed 3-1/2 years ago, just after my 53rd birthday was a very unpleasant and terrifying experience to say the very least. How long do I have?…What do I do now?…What’s going to happen to me?…are just a few of the questions I was asking. I went through a panic mode and depression, not to mention anxiety.

I don’t have anyone to help or take care of me. What little family I do have, doesn’t get it. No one does unless they experience the symptoms first hand. The one person who helped me to get diagnosed has had it for the last 25 years and doesn’t like to discuss it. I’m going through this alone. It’s a nasty place to be…in it by yourself. I look for support groups in my area, but they are all telephonic now. I want to be able to sit down with a group of people in my shoes and talk, confide, listen; help and be helped. In todays world of social media, I don’t think such a place exists. AA meeting are held in meet up groups…why not MS?

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