Originally Posted by scrapnini
I went to bed one night, and the next day my entire life was gone.
I went out to mow the lawn one morning, could not finish because I went numb from the waist down, fatigued, L'Hermittes and lost the majority of my mobility...I was 24 years old.
That was the start of a very scary, frustrating and tearful year. I added on other symptoms before I was diagnosed (3 months). The relapse it's self lasted about 4 months but it took me almost a year to regain what I had lost during the relapse. Then as my life was starting to feel "normal" again I was hit with my 2nd relapse which was like the first, but worse.
That was 27 years ago. To date, I have had 5 exacerbations (relapse, attack, flare-up). I have 2 children that were born after my diagnosis, they are 23 & 21 years old. I am still very active, use an Elliptical and a 4 station weight machine.
I have never used any of the treatments for MS.
Hi scrapnini and welcome to NeuroTalk.
It is not uncommon on message boards for threads to have more views than actual responses. You have not been diagnosed that long and sometimes, for some people with this disease it can take a year or two for it to calm down. It really is too soon for you to know if there will be improvement or not.
One thing this disease can teach you is patience