I feel so good, so why is my MRI results bad!?

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

After my fantastic appointment yesterday, I was sure that my trip to see my neurologist was going to be more of the same. Boy, was I wrong. I hadn't felt any new or worsening MS symptoms...just the obnoxious ones I already have that act up when I get hot. I've completely accepted the fact that these were now my life-long companions.

Since I had not experienced any new glitches, I was completely thrown for a loop when my doctor pointed out the 4 new MS areas on my brain. I have not missed any of my injections of Rebif in the past year, so we were all hoping that it would prevent any new spots, but here they unwelcome visitors.

So where do I go from here?

Even though my first instinct is to throw in the towel and have a really big pity-party, I know that I can't do that. Even though I'm not sure about what is coming next (well besides the boat-load of tests that I will need to do) I know exactly where I will NOT go ever again. I will not go back to being a 300+lb woman. I will NOT be as weak and miserable as I was! I have to keep going and keep trying to make my body healthier and stronger, so that I can battle whatever is headed my way!

Wish me luck (I think I will need it)
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    I was stopping by and saw your news. Good for you, to keep your spirits high, and to keep the talk positive. YOu are an amazing person, truly capable of meeting the challenges!

    Wishing you luck, strength, peace, and some fun too.

    You are in my thoughts today, dear sparkfriend!
    2002 days ago
    "When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us."
    ~ Alexander Graham Bell

    You have not given up on yourself. You now know you are the only one that can make it happen for you.

    You have the power to succeed or fail.

    You have chosen to succeed.

    Few baby steps complete a long journey

    Writing is progress!!!

    Janet- emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    2005 days ago
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