MS & Me: A Community Blog for People Living with MS

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The MS Grieving Process: Denial and Isolation

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This week Willeke van Eeckhoutte delves into the universal experience of grieving after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. From the ever-popular denial to the stories we tell ourselves and to being present in your daily life, read on to discover how she found her way forward…. &...

Published by Willeke van Eeckhoutte on Thursday March 21 2019 11:25 AM

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He Said / She Said MS

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This week we get to share in a conversation between two MS and Me bloggers, Fergal Hughes and Willeke van Eeckhoutte. Read on for their personal take on some of the issues MS brings to their lives.  Life. It's tough. Life with MS is tougher than life without MS of course. That said, I dou...

Published by Fergal Hughes and Willeke van Eeckhoutte on Thursday March 14 2019 10:54 AM

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Brain Awareness Week

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Next week is Brain Awareness Week (11th-17th March). This is a global campaign to raise awareness of brain research & all things neurological. Today, Joan Jordan speaks about her experience when first diagnosed with MS & how she’ll be joining the ‘I Love my Brain’ campai...

Published by Joan Jordan on Thursday March 07 2019 11:37 AM

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MS in the Media and Entertainment

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This week, Katie St Lawrence considers how MS is communicated. What is the impact of celebrity diagnoses, how do soap operas handle the complexities of living with the illness and how will the coverage of Selma Blair post-Oscars impact people with MS? Read on for her take on it all.  I will...

Published by Katie St Lawrence on Thursday February 28 2019 01:00 PM

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Rural Life with MS

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This week Niamh McCarron writes on the joys of rural living and how her life, and access to medical services, has changed since moving to Dublin city.  Life with a long-term illness like MS is a balancing act. As time goes on, I’ve learned that I need to balance work with rest and for...

Published by Niamh McCarron on Thursday February 21 2019 11:00 AM

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MS and Romance

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On this Valentine’s Day when many of us choose to celebrate romantic love, Christina McDonald and Niall McGahon give us their take on MS and Romance.  Christina We see it all around us.  On the streets, in movies and in songs, love and romance. They are everyone’s desire a...

Published by Christina McDonald and Niall McGahon on Thursday February 14 2019 11:00 AM

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