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I went to Cincinnati OH for an MS event - Empowering you to be (something or other). Special guest - Clay Walker. yummie (very hot, very married, very very funny).

Had a great time, realized that there is a couple of things I haven't addressed in the 4 years I've been on medication for this damn thing - being a person of strength. I've dealt with it using humor, even from the moment the doc told me what I have.

I need to look at this in a different light, but not sure how to anymore. I've made so many jokes, this thing has become a joke. My doctor's visits are nothing more than "you're doing good!" How do I take it more seriously now?

Clay mentioned that you can't take yourself too seriously, but you need to have a vision for yourself. I've never really HAD a vision for myself, it was always "I'll get married, and be a stay at home mom, like my mom". Well, that sure as *&^% hasen't happened yet. Everything I've latched onto in the past few years, someone has turned into "you can't do that" (and totally kills my motivation with a lecture), or "here's a bazillion website with info you need to follow".

UGH! I need to find a vision of my own, one independent of others, one that brings some peace into my life.

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