Colleen is diagnosed with multiple sclerosis
The diagnosis came as a bittersweet relief. She felt at peace that she finally had answers for her pain. The suffering she experienced that could not be explained finally was appeased with a diagnosis.
Once the severity of the situation had sunk in, the answers were accompanied with new fears as well. As a full-time employed mother-of-five, she worried about how she was going to raise her children with the disease.