My MS Diagnosis Story-Part Two

NOTE:  This is the second part of my MS diagnosis story.  Please read Part One first if you haven’t already.

Continuing on my journey to an MS diagnosis, I was ready for my MRI appointment.  My initial appointment with my primary care doctor had yielded only more questions and, it seemed, only more possibilities as to what was wrong with me.  I look back at that appointment as an introduction to the uncertainty that MS creates and that my loved ones and I would become all-too-familiar with as it has become a part of our daily lives. Continue reading “My MS Diagnosis Story-Part Two”

My MS Diagnosis Story-Part One

The first step in my journey to an MS diagnosis was on a hot day in July of 2010.   By all measures my life was on the cusp of becoming absolutely fantastic.  My youngest daughter had just been born a month earlier.  I was dating the woman who would become my wife a few years later.  After almost a year of being unemployed, I had finally found steady work.  I was moving into a new apartment.  Things were looking up.  Things were moving forward.  I was bursting with optimism about the future. Continue reading “My MS Diagnosis Story-Part One”