The fear of the disease is the fear of the unknown. You could wake up and something else won’t work right. When I ended up using a wheelchair, I didn’t want to admit defeat. But then I realized, I’m not admitting defeat. Why waste your energy doing things that you don’t need to do when you can save it for what matters.
Will was a successful manager in a large accounting firm. A few years after being diagnosed he decided to take a job closer to home to make things easier on him and his family. As his MS progressed, he finally couldn’t work anymore.
One of Will’s main motivations in life is his family. He and his wife have two sons, one of whom is non-verbal autistic.