777, when my MS became progressive, from about the turn of the century, I still could have relapses, from which I recovered to an increasingly lesser extent. Behind that there was constant eating away at abilities. Big white patches which are fluid due to inflammation would still populate my scans and this was with a definite diagnosis by a neurologist of SPMS.
Now, with my treatment I have had no new MS events for nearly five years, the white patches have all faded and some have disappeared. This has gone along with my mental and physical improvement so I can't in all honesty call self SPMS any longer. I am not yet brave enough to say that I used to have MS, though.
An Itinerary in Light and Shadow Completed Dr Charles Stratton / Dr David Wheldon abx regime for aggressive secondary progressive MS in June 2007, after four years. Still improving with no relapses since starting. Can't run but can paint all day.