Thanks - when my medicine comes tomorrow and the brain fog clears up some I'll try to figure out how to get into the Mozilla browser and magnify letters. I don't know why there is a font size choice on the menu here if it doesn't work - or maybe I'm doing something wrong.
No "attack" so far - a week tomorrow without the Betaseron - can tell the difference though. Attacks aren't part of my form of MS, yet anyway, just slow progression. This disease is so scary - my heart breaks for the young people who have MS.
A few months ago I saw something I try to never forget - a young man in an electric wheelchair sitting in hot sun behind parked cars, apparently stuck bent over sideways. I studied what was going on a minute - he was trying to grab a bottle of water with both wrists and get it in between his feet, where someone had tied his feet together on the foot rest portion to keep them in place. I went over and asked if he needed help - it took him forever to straighten up and I will never forget the look in his eyes. Maybe it was MS, I didn't ask. It could have and may some day be me in that wheelchair - I pray there is someone to help me if that happens. What courage that young man had to still go out and do what he had to do. He was all there mentally but very slow.
I proceeded to WALK into the bank, do the business I went there to do, WALKED back out to my car, drove home, made dinner, I even mow my own lawn. Don't know exactly why but I've lost 45 pounds in the last year and look the best I ever have. As long as my vision and memory hold out, I have time to pursue research and help others in a hobby I love.
I wonder if it's too much to hope for that when I'm done raising the last of my two kids in a couple of years - maybe I can meet somebody to share my life with. On good days I know that can happen:)