I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis about seven years ago. My first symptoms were numbness in my feet which I thought were caused by tight shoes, but by the time I was vacationing in Belize a few months later, I couldn’t feel much in my hands, or from the chest down. I remember the feeling of swimming as though I were wrapped in a cotton sheet, I remember falling down because I didn’t have any proprioception in my feet, and I remember switching to slip on shoes because I had trouble tying laces.

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Gordon Shotwell

Lead Data Scientist at Socure