My son gave me my diagnosis

I found out when my son was 6months old that I had ms and I was 34. My go misdiagnosed me with sciatica for 4 years prior so I probably had since then.i have had my bouts of depression like the ‘why me’ but I am living each day for my loving husband and son and my friends that I have made that also have ms as well as my family that I love with all my heart – I cannot thank them enough for their support.

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  • Lisa Emrich moderator
    6 years ago

    Kari,

    Welcome. I’ve read other stories where women were diagnosed with MS within 9 months of having a baby. Hormones are thought to influence the development of MS. It’s wonderful to hear you talk about living through bouts of depression, but being able to live for your loved ones, friends, and yourself. Support from others (and from your inner self) is so very important.

    Take care,
    Lisa

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