I just discovered this site while googling information about the Wahls Diet, but here I am! I'm 19, just diagnosed last August.
My first significant attack was in April (and in the middle of finals). My main symptom was the entire right side of my body going numb and tingling; like I fell asleep on half of my body. Went to the ER where they did a few tests and performed a CAT scan (not MRI) and then they said it was either from stress or it was a neurological problem. Then after telling me I should see a neurologist, they sent me home. However, I was unable to go to a neuro because the only insurance I had at the time was school insurance, and that barely covers anything.
And then in August after I'd just started a waitressing job, the left side of the body just went weak, severely affecting my balance and walking ability. I went to my physical therapist (for a completely unrelated problem) and she performed a balance test which I failed and told me I should go to the ER. I went again and after learning that this was the second time this was happening to me, they performed an MRI. Then the doctor told us the news and that they were going to do an LP since they were only 95% sure and they wanted to confirm it. So they did it, it was confirmed, then they put me on steroids for a few weeks. Then they referred me to an MS clinic and now I'm on Betaseron.
And that's the short notes of the past year for me, so hello again!