What came first, the chicken or the egg?

Please bear with me. I won’t get (too) philosophical. I promise there is a real world equivalency here. Something that, I hope, will help you, and perhaps others, see things my way.

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Who are you?

One of the things I keep coming across lately is how upset some multiple sclerosis (MS) patients are with people that tell them that their symptoms “happen to everyone.” To be clear, I personally ignore such comments. But the frustration of those patients with the lack of understanding from their audience about their condition is understandable. Perhaps because the statement gives rise to expectations that MS patients can and should perform just like everybody else. Or at least in the way expected from everybody else.

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