MS is a tough and trying condition, only made more difficult by the social issues that accompany the medical and emotional ones. There can be a social stigmatism about MS due to ignorance, where people do not understand or appreciate the invisible and painful effects of the condition. MS may also restrict a person’s ability to interact socially as immobility and fatigue can draw patients out of the workforce and limit their time away from home.
My life has evolved just recently. I am now an engaged woman. Not engaged as in engaged to perform in a concert in downtown DC, although I am contracted to do just that next week. Not engaged as in Captain Picard on the Starship Enterprise - Engage! Not engaged as in engaged in conversation with plenty of other MSers online,…