Still Standing

Ms Lab Rat

Sixteen years ago, I coerced my husband into doing something crazy. I had just come back from a doctor’s appointment that hadn’t gone at all well.
When I arrived at our shack, I was crying like a baby. I mean this quite literally. I was crying so hard, I could not form a word.
We both found my speechless sobs distressing. My sweet husband’s dark eyes were widening with horror.
Just a few months earlier, his mother had been diagnosed with terminal cancer. He’d already learned about the flipside of love.
My husband loved me. I now knew he was going to lose me, was losing me already, one little brain lesion, one little spinal cord lesion, at a time.
Until that day, I hadn’t heard of multiple sclerosis. I didn’t know for certain if an MS diagnosis was better than a terminal cancer diagnosis, or far, far worse.
I…

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  1. Thanks for update, Re: MS YOGA Class. I miss the weekly class very much. I was not able to attend faithfully; however, when I did attend, it was Very Beneficial, physically, mentally, socially, and spiritually!! Please keep me informed re: status of future schedule. Much prayers and Love, Anna

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