I was at the neuro yesterday and he has diagnosed me with RRMS, it’s not a shock it’s what I was expecting. They are going to get me started on tysabri as I’ve had a few relapses in the last 6 months, just waiting on the JC test. Funny thing when he asked meto do the touch your nose test wth my eyes closed I poked myself in the eye, twice. I can do tha test fine today though.
Because it’s what I was expecting life just seems to have continued as normal, I even went back to work after my neuro appointment. My daughter had a friend around for a sleep over last night and I went to watch some motorsport today as I’d planned to do already. great day for it but I’m a bit tired after walking up and down the pits.
Just thinking of all the things I need to sort in the next few weeks, I have to tell the DVLA, I’ve been told to expect that I have to go on a three year licence. I’ll also need to start off the process of claiming on my critical illness policy.
I’ve started telling some people already - quite a few knew I was being tested so it’s not been a shock to them. I’ve told my mum and dad and my mum is telling my brothers. The people above me at work weren’t in yesterday so I’ve not told them yet, I’ve told some of the others that I work with though.
I’m not sure when we will tell the kids though, I think I need to understand more about it before I tell them. They are 6 and 2 so I think the 6 year old would understand but the 2 year old is too young. So far we’ve only told them I have a sore leg so we’ll probably leave it like that for now.