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BY Christina Collier

April 16, 2010, is a day forever etched into my brain.

I went to see a neurologist, regarding numbness in my foot and lack of strength in my leg. He ordered an MRI.

I was barely back to work when his nurse called and asked if I could return to the neurology office. I naturally assumed nothing was wrong. However, when he entered the room, I knew by the look on his face that the news was not good.

I can only describe...