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From an MS Patient's perspective: What living with Multiple Sclerosis "feels like"

Posted Nov 17 2009 10:20pm
Provide this to others, whom You want to know, how you feel

Information provided by Colleen, in Upstate NY. My thanks to Colleen for her contribution.

When We Say We Can't do Something
Because We don't Feel Well, - - Put yourself
in Our Shoes By Using The Examples of our Symptoms Below...

- Painful Heavy Legs: Apply Tightly 20 LB ankle weights and 15 LB thigh weights then take a 1 mile walk, clean the house, go shopping and then sit down - how ya' feeling now?

- Painful Feet: Put equal or unequal amounts of small pebbles in each shoe then take a walk, if we are mad at you we would prefer needles to pebbles.

- Loss of Feeling in Hands and/or Arms: Put on extra thick gloves and a heavy coat then try and pick up a pencil, if successful stab yourself in the arm.

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