I wondered if you could help me please.
My 42 year old daughter has been diagnosed with MS and I have previously taken her abroad to an all inclusive holiday last year in Italy. She could hardly walk at all but we got through it all with people being so very kind and helping us. Including Ryanair through the Airports on both sides. (I’m 72 so no spring chicken!)
My daughter really wants to go to Verona this year, (I don’t want to disappoint her) so on checking with the Best Western hotel and their facilities with bed and breakfast, a lift and disabled room, decided to book it for September.
Also free transport into Verona in the mornings which is good as that’s when she has the most energy.
Its Just for a week. She is very positive and always knows her legs will work again when she’s had a relapse. Unfortunately, she has just ended up in hospital as they are not working at all at the moment. (not for the last four weeks I’m afraid…according to my daughter…the trauma of me having a bad fall set this all off)
The good news is that she has asked for MRI scans and the legions have almost disappeared.
Which poses the worrying problem as to how I will cope with her if this time her poor legs don’t start working at all. Her upper body is fine but she is obviously a dead weight to move from any seat or bed. (She’s also not got a lot of patience with me! haha (families etc etc)) My back is not the strongest!
She was diagnosed 2 years ago with MS with legions in her spine and brain but has never believed it to be MS.
After having to give up working a very full and active life working and training people in Natural Medicine and running her own business in Sports & therapy massage. She is very well read in all fields. (So uses her own natural medicines to get herself well again)
I am obviously going to wait until nearer the time to do anything about it and I am preparing myself that I may have to cancel and lose my money but I really don’t want to disappoint my daughter.
Do you have any advice please. I would be so grateful as it’s so difficult dealing with these things on my own.
I have bought for her a light travelling wheel chair which collapses into a wheelie bag. Also a walker with a seat on it.
Which ever one is appropriate to take with us!
Also Advice from anybody suffering with the same kind of situation please.
Thank you so much.