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    hey all happy friday
    wheelzz posted:
    Hello everyone,its Chris here sorry it took so long to get back to ya
    but had some family matters goin i have secondary prodresssive
    ms since 2007.i am also a r leg amputee so i got a couple things
    kinda going against me,but i just keep my faith in the good lord above
    and i keep on goin with what he gave me to live my life with.are some
    days tough you bet but tommarrow is always a better i keep livin
    on and keep smilin.and happiness,and laughter is a must in your life
    without it,it will be a long tough road.i spend alot of time outdoors ,i love to fish hunt,and always remember too that music soothes the i hope i can help someone,im always here if someone wants to talk ok take care chris.
    hackwriter responded:
    Hello, Chris,

    Thanks for sharing some of your background and challenges, it's great that you continue to enjoy the activities you love.

    Did you lose the leg prior to the MS diagnosis? Are you taking any MS drug therapy and/or physical therapy?

    wheelzz replied to hackwriter's response:
    Hi Kim,i did lose my leg before i was told i had ms,i lost it in
    1986,due to a car accident.currently,i am not on any drug
    therapy,i just dont like to take meds,i guess maybe down
    the road i will,or maybe not.i do do physical therapy,because
    i have had back surgeries in my low back,so yes i do.i also
    work out at home as much as i can.i just try to do what i can.

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