I have always been the glue that holds my family together. There is no room to be weak or feel sorry for myself because if I fall apart so will everyone else.
That being said I resent this disease! I have always done the right thing and have struggled to get to where I am. This "thing" hit right as my daughter turned 18 and I FINALLY graduated with my Bachelors degree (I went to school and worked full time for 10 years to accomplish this).
My husband and I should be enjoying this time, not worrying that I will have a bad night because of the medication or that I cannot drive because of spasms. My mom should not have to drive me to work!
I know life is not fair but this SUCKS!
Thank you for this chance, I could never say any of this out loud.
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