Medicine, multiple sclerosis, and me
What's it like being a medical student with multiple sclerosis? Jenna Louise Duffy shares her experiences
- By: Jenna Louise Duffy
Why is it that when sometimes your life seems to be running smoothly, and you have so many plans of how you would like your life to be, something bad happens?
“Jenna, you're not a child anymore now: you're 16 going on 17, and I think you are at the age where you can deal with certain things…” “Blah, blah, blah,” I thought as my consultant droned on with the same dreary comments, and I stared out of the hospital window. These appointments were becoming a bit tedious. It was like having déjà vu. I stared out of the window. I kept thinking how excited I was about my plans for the weekend. My exams were approaching, and I just wanted to relax and have fun with my friends.
My parents and I had come in for my routine appointment at the University of Wales College of Medicine. I had