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by Debbie Borrelli
(Clementon NJ USA)
When I was first diagnosed, 21 years ago, I thought my life was over. It was very hard to deal with the MS having a toddler and a husband at home. I went through some very rough times. Spending 3 1/2 yrs. in a hospital bed in my home (around 2001). I was also hospitalized 37 times for various other problems.
We lost our home in 2005 because of the cost of medical co-pays, docs, etc. Please don't feel sorry for me.... I got into a different frame of mind, pulled myself up and wanted a "normal" life. I worked very hard!
Got out of the hospital bed, started exercising and thinking about life.... I wanted to make the best of my life no matter what. After I was strong enough, I got a part time job working in a deli in 2006, and I'm still there today! Take one day at a time and be confident in yourself.
"Life Is Good"
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