My story is all too familiar, six years ago I was happily married with one little girl and another baby girl due any day. Then I was diagnosed with something called MS.
A diagnosis of MS may affect how you start a new relationship or how you feel about yourself and your relationship with a long-term partner.
At last, after all the months of preparation we finally met all of our fellow trekkers at Heathrow, together with Sally and Charlotte from Skyline and the doctors on the trek - Graham and Marc - and set off on the first leg of our journey to New York's JFK airport.
Physiotherapist Lesley Furnell from Revive MS Support writes about how using horseriding to create movement can be helpful for people with multiple sclerosis.
An MS nurse looks at the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAMS) in managing multiple sclerosis