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A Letter From MS

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I couldn't sleep at all night before last. This was swimming around in my head. I decided it needed to be written down. Someone told me you could help me get it out to the world. I can email the file if requested. Thank you!


Hi there,


Please allow me to introduce myself. My name is Multiple Sclerosis. I heard you're not afraid of me and not much of a believer in what I do. I was not happy to hear this. I thought a personal note from me would help you want to be my friend. Please try real hard to use your imagination now. It's going to be fun!


I'm going to need some tools to start this off. Let's start with my favourite baseball bat. Make sure we have the metal one now. We don't want it to break. Now stand still. I'm about to hit you in the ribs several times with all my might. What's that? A tear? Now stop it. We just got started. Way too early for that.


Okay. Now that we had a proper introduction, I'm going to take these ten bricks and place them on just one leg. I'll choose. Oh yes


(belated DX in June '05, SPMS)

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I can't reply to this without wanting to swear, I've never thought of it like this but it's spot on, it's like having an abusive partner stuck inside your own body.

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thank you for a wonderful posting.. can relate to this so much!!

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