Not wanting to sound like a big baby but here goes. I am 35 and was diagnosed with MS about 2 months ago. My doc started me on Avonex and Neurotin to try to help the bizarre tingle and shocks that I feel in my arms and legs. More MRIs have been ordered because of increasingly difficulty in walking and standing. I swear if someone didn't know me, they would think I was a drunk when they watch me walk. I feel like I'm losing my ability to think, which really sucks because I'm trying to get my college degree, via internet classes. I don't feel like myself anymore, I'm so tired all the time, I used to love going for long walks but now, I can barely walk around my own home. I can't work right now and I feel like such a burden to my boyfriend who is wonderful. I guess I just needed to vent. I'm trying to learn how to live with MS, the side effects of the meds and getting used to not being able to do the things that I used to do. If there is any advice anyone can give me, I'd very much appreciate it. To be honest, I feel kind of alone in this. I can't fully explain to those I love how I feel each day, the stomach problems, the dizziness, the problems remembering things and the pain. I am afraid they think I'm just whining. The one thing I can say so far, is MS sucks!!
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