MS for 40+ years
MS has been a big part of my life for many years. First "episode" 1974 when my daughter was born. Officially diagnosed in 1996. Now I am 61 years old. Have been my husband's caregiver for years and just have to stay strong. Because of the stress I've had to use my wheelchair the past 3 years. Exhausted most of the time and I don't get to put my health first. On Nov 15th on our 35th anniversary my husband was admitted to the hospital for the 100th time. This time he didn't get to come home, but had to go to a care facility. My life has been turned upside down. I had to make the decision to move from Nevada to California to live with family and leave him back in Nevada. I realized living alone with my limitations wasn't smart. The stress of the move was overwhelming. Guess I'm on to a new chapter of my life and not sure what to do without my best friend and love of my life.
Do you celebrate your MS Anniversary?