Today on Staying Strong Forever Strong I spoke with Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis warrior and I loved hearing her honesty.
What do you suffer from?
Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis
When were you diagnosed?
What was it like when you were diagnosed?
A relief as what I had been experiencing finally had a name and I wasn’t being dismissed
Did you know a lot about your condition?
Not a lot no
What was your support system like? What is it like now?
I have been fortunate to have a good support system of family and friends
What is the hardest part about dealing with (issue)?
Accepting that my deterioration is permanent
What is a piece of advice you have for anyone who is just being diagnosed?
No two people with MS have it the same, you will go through a rollercoaster of emotions, don’t be afraid to ask for help when you need it.
What is a piece of advice you have for someone who doesn’t understand or believe?
Not all disabilties and illness is visable
What helps to keep you Forever Strong?
That’s a tough one because I am not sure I always am.