I know a man with a wife and two wonderful little girls. He was
riding his bike to work and a distracted driver hit and threw him
30 feet. He was in a coma for weeks, but came out of it, and a
couple years later has only a very slight limp.
Several people responded (with some admonishing) that I should tell
BEFORE going on a coffee date that I've had MS for 21 years.
However, I don't define myself by a disease. I own my house, have
money in the bank, a future pension, run my own growing art
business, still snowboard, sail, volunteer, am an artist, etc. Yet,
I've messaged with people here who have very little to
offer, some of whom feel it's a waste of time to have coffee with
me. One man called it off at the last minute, saying he "just
couldn't deal with it."
Who's to say what will happen to any of us in our future? If, by
including this, I get fewer results, that's okay. At least I won't
be wasting my time or...yours?
So, yeah, been a few setbacks long the way, but I'm finally ready
to make a home with someone who has similar goals and interests.
Shared solitude, yoga, meditatation, living a stress-free,
invigorating life. Haven't we earned it?