It is my Relapsing Remitting ms(RRms. How I handle it or not is my choice I can be told one thousand times what I should do, what I must do. I am scared this is too much for me, I can not do this. Far too much is asked of me I can not I just can not.
Or words to that effect. Likely we have all said this or heard this. I am pretty sure that I have said it once or twice in twenty years, especially when my friend Trigeminal Neuralgia comes stabbing my face with an ice pick.
Within all of us lies a strength, an ability to cope with this condition. At first "YOU" may not realise it. School never taught us how to be strong and cope with adversity. At least mine never did but just ask me where ancient Sumeria was, the Middle East. I can tell "YOU" that but how to be strong when faced with adversity, no not really.
"YOU" like me most likely do not at first have the skills to cope with this condition. That is okay. All the answers and a step by step guide may not be available to "YOU" immediately ( actually there is if You look back on this website, it was written by this crazy Australian bloke. These fears and question are normal. Search for your answers, make it a goal. Challenge all that "YOU" may see and hear, be a complete sticky beak (Snoop) Be a sceptic of everything that is told to "YOU", even by me. Well maybe not by me, I am an honest bloke but they do all say that don't they?
While "YOU" are at it let yourself start to be influenced by strength. Strong people who against the odds overcame adversity. Let that be your teacher. Ignore the rest, find a strength that "YOU" can emulate. This is a very long journey that we are travelling, There are many turns in the path, hills to climb, even slopes to fall down. This is Relapsing Remitting multiple sclerosis(RRms) it is a lifetime chronic as yet unbeatable condition, BUT my friend it is very doable. "YOU can live well with RRms, there are things that "YOU" can do, things that "YOU" can see. It is never ever any sort of end. Merely an unexpected sharp left turn in your life's path. Believe me when I say "YOU CAN DO RRms" very well.
Pondering my next adventure