I was just diagnosed with MS. I have been having the symptoms for years with out answers. Now that I have the answers it's hard to know what to do and how to react. I have been very emotional since my diagnoses and will be having many tests in the next few months. That part is scarey to me. I just wish that things would go my way for once. I was hired for a new teaching position in January of this year and now I'm not sure what will happen. I love my job and hate that my health is standing in the way of my job performance. I have the support of my family in some ways. But in others they really don't understand how I feel and what I am going thru. I want to be able to talk to people that have this chronic illness and here stories on how they have dealt with it in their lives. How can I live a productive life and learn to manage my disease? I have so many questions and want to find out as much as I can. My friends and family say that I am trying to hard to get answers and find out more. I just want to make sure that I can remain working and not worry about how all of this will influence my life in different ways. I'm not even sure what type of treatment I am going to have yet since I just found out a few days ago. What works for others might not work for me. Can anyone tell me what is the best way to get through this? How can I cope daily without the worry and stress of this disease controlling my entire life? I really just need a person that can give me some advice and support me through this difficult time. Someolne that truly understands. Any suggestions.
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