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Feeling Bad About My NMO Diagnosis

This video is about how I've been feeling recently and another side of how I cope with NMO. Life isn't always about being positive. It's okay to feel down about your diagnosis, symptoms, and illness, and we will get through it. My video is also about how we are all strong individuals.

My NMO story: It's not always easy

I speak about how you don’t need to be happy and grateful all the time, and it’s okay to be upset over your diagnosis. It’s not easy to live with a lifelong disease.

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Reflecting on NMO

My diagnosis has been pretty difficult for me, with the weight gain, being only 19 years old at the start of diagnosis, being in constant pain, relying on medication to survive, and the side effects of these medications.

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