My name is Jon Wegner aka Scooterjon. I live in North Dakota, USA after being a lifelong Minnesotan. It’s hard to believe I’ve lived in North Dakota for 15 years. I write articles and a blog at scooterjon58.com. My blog is about my disease which is Multiple Sclerosis (MS). I was diagnosed in ’91 at age 33.
I’m not a doctor and I don’t give advice. I just know how my MS has made me feel for the past 27 years! Beginning in January of 2000 my MS has progressively gotten worse. Then in November of 2011 my MS turned into a real life changing disability.
My neurologist now considers me to have Primary Progressive MS (PPMS). More MS lesions were found on my spinal cord in October/November 2011. Those lesions are disrupting all body functions below my waist.
I always thought the loss of my legs was the worst thing my MS could do to me. However, in July 2016 I started losing control of my bowels. Losing bowel control has really messed my head up. I’ve had anxiety problems since the 1990’s but losing control of my bowels has made my anxiety even worse! Not knowing when I’m going to have a bowel movement has also turned me into a part-time recluse. I spent the winter of 2018 inside my apartment which I know isn’t good for me, either.... Read more at scooterjon58.com