Having retired from being an IT leader, with no hands on technical skills other than PowerPoint and Excel, I have been retooling myself as an inventor/maker. I have always been interested in electronics and in the interface between the real world and the computer. So this is what I have been doing with myself.
I had not really thought about this, and I am not sure it would have made a difference in any case, but my choice of past time may not have been the best one for someone with advancing MS. Working with small electronic circuits requires manual dexterity! I have never been the most coordinated of people in the first place but add MS starting to rob me of manual dexterity and you can have some frustrating moments!