The 46-year-old actress spoke for the first time in public about her fight against multiple sclerosis
The American actress Selma Blair revealed that she suffers from multiple sclerosis, in an emotional post on Instagram that offers a vision of her life with the disease.
“I’m incapacitated, I fall sometimes, I drop things, my memory is blurred, and my left side is asking for directions to a broken GPS, but we’re doing it, ” she wrote.
Blair, who is currently working on Netflix’s sci-fi drama “Another Life,” said she revealed his diagnosis to share his gratitude to costume designer Alissa Swanson, who ” carefully slips my legs into my pants, T-shirts on the top of the head, button my coats and offer your shoulder to stabilize me.”
Actress Selma Blair of “Legally Blonde” has multiple sclerosis
Blair also thanked famous friends, including actress Sarah Michelle Gellar, for supporting her.
Through a publication on her Instagram, this Saturday the actress, Selma Blair (46) revealed that she suffers from multiple sclerosis. “I’ve decided to share it.” The brilliant Allisa Swanson not only designs costume pieces, but she also slips my legs into my pants, puts the top of my head, buttons my coats and offers me a shoulder to hold on to I have multiple sclerosis, “the artist acknowledged for the first time.
“By the grace of the Lord, and the strength and understanding of the producers on Netflix, I have a job, a wonderful job, I am disabled, I fall, sometimes I drop things, my memory is cloudy, and my left side It’s asking for directions from a broken GPS, but we’re doing it, and I laugh and I do not know exactly what I’ll do, but I’ll do the best I can.”
The interpreter of “Legally Blonde” (2001) also took the opportunity to thank the celebrities Sarah Michelle Gellar, Freddie Prinze and Jaime King for their support at this stage. She added: “I’m in the middle of all this, but I hope to give some hope to others.” Even myself
You cannot get help unless you ask. It can be distressing at first. Do you want to sleep? You always want to sleep. So I have no answers. You see, I want to sleep. But I am a sociable person and I want my life to be full in some way. I want to play with my son again. I want to walk down the street and ride my horse.
She said: I have MS (multiple sclerosis) and I’m fine. But if you see me, throwing trash all over the street, feel free to help me pick it up. It may take me a whole day to do it myself. “
The Hollywood star especially thanked his doctor for giving him an accurate diagnosis, and she dedicated a fraternal message to his friend, the actress Elizabeth Berkley that “forced” to go see a doctor, his brother. “Many thanks to @elizberkley who forced me to see his brother #drjasonberkley who gave me this diagnosis after finding lesions on that MRI,” Blair said.
“I’ve had symptoms for years, but I never took them seriously until I fell in front of him thinking that what I had was a nerve taken in. I’ve probably had this incurable disease for at least 15 years and I’m relieved to at least know it and share it to ‘my Instagram family’ “, sentenced the message.
Blair said she was diagnosed in August, but decided to share it publicly now. According to what was published in People magazine, this is not the first time that the actress talks about her health in the social network, last June she celebrated two years of sobriety before turning 46, and although she published a photo to commemorate At the time, she admitted that his trip has been full of ups and downs.
“I want to play with my son again, I want to walk down the street and ride my horse, I have EM and I’m fine, but if you see me throwing all my things in the street, feel free to help me pick them up. One day. “
The actress added that thanks to the support of the cast and the production of the Netflix show that she is filming, as well as that of her friends and family. “I laugh, and I do not know exactly what I’m going to do, but I’ll do my best,” she said.