I have to say that i think the symptom that is most bothersome for me is the one thousand pound leg of mine. It really bothers me. I trip and have to think about
every step i take. There is really nothing particular i do to deal with it. I just try to strengthen it the most i can and stretch alot. I just got a prescript
ion for Provigil, and it is helping i think a little. The worst too, i think is the constant reminder that i have this disease. There is not a moment that goes by that i dont have a reminder of it. The heavy leg, the cane, the numbness, the burning,the balance problems, etc. There never seems to be an end to it. This is the hardest thing about
this disease i think. You try to find relief, and sometimes you do, but unfortunately not for long. I have a hard time with this, like im waiting for the one day i am going to wake up and its going to be all better, like the flu or something. I guess it is a stage i am in, being diagnosed w/ a chronic illness. I know what i have and i know it is chronic, but i just cant stop looking for the magic potion that is going to cure this, or make it go away. It sounds like i am in denial, and it probably is a stage we go thru. Its Acceptance i guess what i need to get to and i guess i cant yet.. But it is hard to deal with for me. I struggle w/ this alot. How do i deal with this? Having you all to listen to me, help me, and support me when i need it most. Thanks for that, everyone!! It makes a world of a difference.
Dx MS Dec 06, Started Tysabri March 2008, Baclofen, Cymbalta
Post Edited (Sweetlydia66) : 5/11/2008 9:12:32 PM (GMT-6)