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Wendy Booker shows life can be lived with MS

Updated: March 16, 2012, 9:27 AM ET
By Melissa Jacobs

When Wendy Booker was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in June 1998, she instantly envisioned spending the rest of her life in a wheelchair. Booker's knowledge of the disease was limited to a few of her parents' friends who became debilitated after their diagnosis. But that was a different generation.

Booker, now 57, still believes that panic, ranging from immobilization to much worse, sets in for most newly diagnosed MS patients and their families.

"My then-8-year-old ...

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