My name is Susie. I'm new on this site. I have had PostPolio since I was an infant. It affected my left leg. I can still walk, but I walk with a limp. I'm looking to connect with people who have PostPolio.
Just wanted to hear that I am not alone. I live in San Diego. Please feel free to comment and connect with me send me your email or text. I'd be to happy to hear from you.
Hello & welcome!!
We're certainly glad to have you here, but understand that there are only a handful of active members remaining. Hopefully some of them will check in!
I'm Dan, 67 pushing 68 and had polio when I was 2, affecting most of my body, but not leaving me obviously disabled. In fact, I didn't even figure out that I'd had polio until 15 years ago when the PPS caught up with me and the neuro at Mayo said I had "classical old polio signs". Then I worked out that my dad had never told my mom what I had, and he only sort of confessed this after I was telling him about my diagnosis. That's the way things worked back then, if you had "non-paralytic" polio.
I've been struggling with the condition since, compounded by a couple of others. I have worked out some useful "tricks" along the way, however, to cope with the symptoms.