With the pretentious assumption that I have something worth saying, I have started a separate site just for discussing life with MS.
There are many blogs, websites and forums out there that deal with Multiple Sclerosis. I have found most of them, while earnest and well intentioned, are not for me. Forums where people sign their names with illustrations of bunnies and rainbows are not for me. Blogs where people say delusional things like “I have MS but it doesn’t have me” are not for me. Websites that extol individuals who do things like climb Mt. Everest despite having MS are not for me. Because that is not the experience of MS that most of us have. Web sites that call a spade a spade are for me. So that is what mine will be.
I hope you will stop by and even more I hope you will contribute. I always welcome comments. I will also welcome guest posters; e-mail me with your thoughts or ideas for a post. And I have a separate page for our dedicated, often underappreciated, caregivers, where they can describe their journey along this rough road.
Having MS absolutely sucks. Sure, your attitude towards life is a choice. But I cannot pretend that Multiple Sclerosis has not stolen my career, my independence and my future. I hate it with every fiber of my being and I will not go quietly. That is why I am writing MS Renegade.
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