Here’s Tina with Jessie, Hannah, and Sami, her whole world.
“It was devastating to me,” she began, taking us through the long process of looking for answers. Even though her test results failed to confirm his suspicions, Tina’s doctor diagnosed her with multiple sclerosis – blood tests, MRIs, spinal taps, and exams by a handful of specialists indicated she was borderline for an autoimmune disease, and that coupled with her sudden vision loss, seemed to point to the early stages of MS.
The nightmare unfolding was not part of Tina’s plan. “I worried I wouldn’t be able to raise the girls – I couldn’t drive, and I started to think of all the things I was going to do with them…they were slipping away.”