As if anyone could ever imagine there being a pro to having MS, I
“Always look on
the bright side of life,
la la la la la la la la.”
Monty Python reference for those who think I’m a nut job.
Seriously. This is my list of pros and cons. Attention other people with MS who may read this and don’t agree. It’s MY LIST!!!
Here we go:
Sleep whenever I want
without being called lazy.
Don’t have to go running
or do aerobics anymore.
Cleaning is no longer my job.
(Well, it never was but now I
only do it when I am strong enough.)
Handicap tag on the car baby!!!!
(That’s a super, duper, plus.)
No jury duty!
Appreciating that walking is a lot
more important than I ever thought.
Knowing I have limitations.
Sleeping whenever I want!
(I know I said that already but I
really like that one!)
Being tired all the time.
Not being able to run.
Not volunteering at school
because of my compromised
(I catch everything.)
Not being amble to stay up late
and get up early feeling okay.
Not loving winter or snow anymore.
Not singing in my blues band anymore.
Not being able to teach at the school.
Not being able to commit to anything due to inconsistency of disease.
(That means, I never know when I wake
up, how my body will behave.)
Medicine, medicine, medicine.
Being gluten free.
I love bread!
(Not the grainy, sprouty, nutty ones.) White bread!!!
Having to tell my kids that I have no idea how long I will continue to be able to walk.
Dancing! Can’t do it for long
and I love it.
Feeling trapped inside a body
that is broken.
Feeling old. I’m not old.
Hands going numb while
typing this post.
So, that’s my list.
If you don’t agree, then move along brothers and sisters of MS because I write my truth.
I love my life, most of the time.
I feel sorry for myself some of the time.
I am grateful to God all of the time.
Quotation by Me