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Sugar and Health


This week our guest blogger Gillian Carroll Bouse shares her thoughts on a sugar-free Christmas and her efforts to purge the sweet-but deadly- stuff from her diet.  “On the first day of Christmas my true love sent to me, a partridge in a pear tree. La de la la…” and so it...

Published by Gillian Carroll Bouse on Thursday December 01 2016 11:00 AM

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Brain Health


This week Professor Sabina Brennan from the Neuro-Enhancement for Independent Lives (NEIL) Research Programme in the Institute of Neuroscience at Trinity College Dublin asks us to consider our brain health.  We all know people who are really resilient; people who seem to manage to ‘ke...

Published by Professor Sabina Brennan on Thursday November 24 2016 11:00 AM

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It’s Our Birthday… And We Thank You


On the third anniversary of the MS & Me Blog, we’d like to say ‘thank you’ for what you have given back to us. The Irish love to talk. Down here in Kerry, in fact, I sometimes think to myself, ‘why would a Kerryman use one word when three will suffice?’ But whe...

Published by Trevis Gleason on Friday November 18 2016 09:35 AM

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A Little Consideration


This week Declan Groeger considers ‘consideration’ and how even seemingly small actions, or inactions, can have a profound effect on his daily experience.  Inconsiderate, thoughtless and selfish people annoy me. Yes, they really annoy me! I’m not talking about people who f...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday November 10 2016 11:00 AM

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How Do We Find the Lightness of Life on Dark Winter Days?


As we rush headlong into winter, today Emma reminds herself to look for ways to get though the season and maybe even make the darker days, if not brighter at least more manageable. This dry spell we've had has transformed the green trees into a blaze of reds, oranges & unexpected brightened....

Published by Emma Rogan on Friday November 04 2016 09:40 AM

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You've Got The Power


This week guest blogger Rosie McCormack, a sub-editor and graphic designer diagnosed with relapsing-remitting MS in 2015 shares her personal journey with Multiple Sclerosis. Every muscle in my body was screaming. Every little negative voice had creeped in. “I can't do this,&rdquo...

Published by Rosie McCormack on Thursday October 27 2016 11:00 AM

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