I remember knocking on the front door of a friend’s house and bracing myself for the sad eyes and the usual small talk about my partner’s condition.
I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in the spring of 1996. I was 25, had been married for just two years, and we had a three-month-old son.
Two years ago, I had major surgery. I had a lot of mixed emotions about the whole thing, but the biggest emotion was just how overwhelming it all felt.
The last few months of my mom’s life were rough and most of the caregiving duties fell to me.
In December 2016, just after he turned three years old, my son was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL).
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