"I had tears, they were not panic tears," she told Robin Roberts in "Good Morning America" in a recorded interview aired on Tuesday. "It was tears to know that I now had to surrender to a body with loss of control, and that was a bit relieved."
"Ever since my son was born, I was in an MS flare and did not know it, and I did my best to look normal." Said Blair. "And I treated myself when he was not with me, I drank, I was in pain, I did not always drink, but sometimes I could not take it."
It was hardest for Blair to tell her seven-year-old son, Arthur Saint.
"I had to tell him after MRI, I said," I have something called multiple sclerosis, "she recalls," and he almost cried and said, "Will that kill you?" No, I mean, we never know what's killing us, Arthur, but that's not the doctor who tells me I'm dying. " And he was like "Oh, ok," and that was it.
The actress said she wanted to make contact with her fellow actor Michael J. Fox, who revealed in 1
"I said," I do not know who I am but I drop things, I do strange things, "Blair said. "He contacted me and we started talking, he really helped me … he gives me hope."