There are five stages of grief. Denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. For me, those stages happened out of order.
I was hit with denial; the first time a doctor alluded to the fact that my symptoms may be in line with functional neurological disorder (FND), I refused to believe it.
I was convinced it had to be something else, anything else. MS, Parkinson’s, some unknown disease, anything but FND. To me FND meant that everyone was right, all my pain was in my head, my anxiety had caused it.Read more on themighty.com