Hello, I am new to this site. I have checked out this site before, but now I realise that I cannot find anyone who understands what I have been going through over the years. I am sure many of you do, and I truly need people who "get it" I like many of you was told many years ago (1997) that I "may" have MS. After seeing numerous neurologists, I was finally diagnosed in 2009 with CPS. When I got this news I was shocked (no pun intended) I couldnt believe it!! Everything finally made sense! While I was still working, sometimes while driving, I would have to slap myself in the face to stay awake! Thank GOD I only lived 10 min. from the job! Then I was put on trileptal and literally felt like I was dying. I finally retired in 2012 and then applied for SS Dis. One lady there had the nerve to say to me "Oh and nooooww you want SS?" But, I tried, I really tried to keep going. Do they really think I wanted to cut my income in half? Because of these many years that have passed by, I now have short term memory loss. Now I am at the stage where I need a lawyer, and of course I have been seizing like crazy from the stress (keppra no longer working) I look forward to your support and feedback. GailView Thread
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