The mood in the room was somber. There was a good crowd for dinner; patients and loved ones gathered to hear Dr. Rosenberg talk about the latest research into the dreadful disease, Multiple Sclerosis. The good doctor had an uplifting manner and a matter of fact way of speaking. He talked about new drugs, new findings and gave the audience a sense of hope that new solutions for their symptoms were on the horizon.
I have gone to a number of meetings like this with my wife Joyce over the years. She has late onset M.S. and like so many in the room, has a variety of symptoms. She has good days and bad. Some of these meetings are very technical, with medical terms thrown around like a basketball on a court. Others, like this one with Dr. Rosenberg, are more down to earth, more real. These are the matter of fact talks that face reality head-on. M.S is a dreadful disease and at this time, there is no cure. [Read more…] about If I Just Had the Chance