I was diagnosed with Relapsing Remitting MS 12 years ago. My family seemed more affected by the dx than I was at the time. I always told my loved ones that MS is not terminal, and as long as I could keep my independence, I would be fine. I was unable to physically perform the job requirements of my newly acquired position after college, so I pursued a different career path. With the help of Texas Rehabilitation Commission, I was able to go back to school for my teaching certification. I have taught ESL in grades 1-12 since 2004 until recently due to physical and cognitive complications. I am now unemployed and not quite sure what my role in this life should be from this point on. Teaching children was the most fulfilling career I have ever experienced. MS got me into teaching, and now has removed me from it, as well. I am at a crossroads in life and it seems most of the roads have been closed or have detour signs. I have worked since I was 17 and losing the ability to support myself is a tough pill to swallow. I am unsure which detour is the right direction in my life.