reflections on the past year

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shellypoo
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Date Joined Dec 2005
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   Posted 1/20/2007 8:22 PM (GMT -7)   
As I sat thinking tonight about this MS stuff and all I have been thru in the last year I am amazed that I have come thru as well as I have.  I'm sure that those of you who have been diagnosed and lived with MS for over a year can relate when you think back.
 
This is not to say that I have surrendered to the disease or that anything is better, just that I am aclimating to it.
 
To those of you just beginning this journey I can offer you comfort and hope.  You will have good and bad days and you will have to learn that you are not super woman/man.  You learn to "rearrange" your world regardless of the groans of family and freinds.  You also learn to deal with the quirkiness of this disease and the unexpected new findings.
 
I hope when I look back in a year, five years, 10 years..I will be able to say the same things.  I hope to deal with each and every new quirk and to not be bitter about living with this, because after all....I am "living" with it!
 
I do appreciate the words of wisdom I have gained from many of you and I hope I can offer the same to those who need it. :-)
Michelle ><>
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rhondab
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   Posted 1/20/2007 8:52 PM (GMT -7)   
Hey Michelle

I can only say u are amazing. SuperTrooper to the max. In my journey thus far i've met so many good and kind people and u are, by far, one of the strongest and most admirable of them all. I wish u much, much care and love for u'r future and hope to be able to deal with adversity as well as u've proven u'r able to.
rhonda
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tkelly3287
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Date Joined Jan 2007
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   Posted 1/20/2007 9:05 PM (GMT -7)   
Hey.... you wrote what I am feeling right now. I am just a yead diagnosed and you really put my feeling into words!!Thanks!!!

Kimber
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   Posted 1/20/2007 10:15 PM (GMT -7)   
Michelle,
 
   I can't express how much I admire you.  All the things you have been through and still show so much courage and strength.  Such a lovely post, very inspirational!
 
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shellypoo
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   Posted 1/21/2007 4:31 PM (GMT -7)   
Thanks for your kind thoughts......all of you are parts of my life and I appreciate you, too.
Michelle ><>
Co-Moderator MS forum
 
Happiness is not a destination but a day-to-day journey..

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