About Me: Female, Syracuse, NY, member since Jun 2010
I live in upstate NY (Syracuse area) I have an amazing husband, 2 wonderful sons and a beautiful Golden Retriever! I was an elementary Special Ed. teacher for 23 years. I retired on disability 2 years ago. I am blessed with many great supportive friends!
[More] My MS journey began 17 years ago with a severely accute attack which left me completely paralyzed. I was dx with ADEM and spent months in the hospital followed by many more months in a rehab facility. I was 27 at the timwith alone year old baby at home. That gave me the strength to work hard to get my life back. When I left the rehab after 3 months I was walking again! I went on to have another baby boy, finish my masters degree and get a new teaching position! I was dx with MS about 3 years ago when I began having difficulty walking. My mobility seems to be increasingly declining, but I have fought back from much worse! Now, it's just dealing with this rocky MS roller coaster!
"This is a weird observation I have made over the last few years. Other than having MS for over 30 years and all the fun side effects it brings, I have been remarkably healthy. Other than a few random UTI's. No flux no strep throat, on re..."
Just a quick note to say hi! Thanks yes I am feeling the love from everyone. I am having a great day. Too hot to see Clara today. I can't even walk my Service Dogs. I went to the store and could not take them. I am hanging around in the cool. you take care
You deserve a big bear hug! I can't imagine losing 2 family members so close in time. Hang in there and know ware here to support you through thick and thin. If sharing your grief with us helps you, then Please let us know or PM if you'd like.
May memories and peace replace the heartache you have now.
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