I understand completely how you must both feel. I do know quite a few people whose quality of life is so poor that you wonder how the human spirit survives. No matter how bad you might feel you can always find someone worse off.
Hopefully, we can now do something to halt the progress of the disease and at least we have some hope that things will get better - or at least not get worse. The importance of giving people 'hope' has been discussed on another thread. This is an issue that ought to be given more consideration by neurologists and our MS Societies before they let their vested interests get in the way of where their human responsibilities lay.