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

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Depression and MS


Sometimes I wonder how fictional characters would respond if they had a chronic illness like MS. What would Mary Poppins do? Would she keep the chin up and sing a cheerful song- even though the magic umbrella is not what it used to be since the last relapse? Would she get on with her chores even ...

Published by Joan Jordan on Thursday October 23 2014 11:06 AM

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Today, I will make a difference


Part 2 - Helen continues to give her list of daily tasks a proper go to 'get happy' I’m a serious person so guffawing heartily each day was always going to be a challenge. Having a son, husband  and cat makes it much easier. The other day I was horrified to hear 6 year-old son hissing...

Published by Helen Farrell on Thursday October 16 2014 11:00 AM

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Today, I will make a difference


Part 1 - A list of daily tasks to get happy! Making Slough Happy was the uninspiring title of the handout. I imagined a bland land of modern housing, industrial units and prefab workplaces populated with painful bosses like David Brent. My colleague passed around the page and I thought I might ...

Published by Helen Farrell on Thursday October 09 2014 12:33 PM

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Blog Awards Update


MS & Me - Blog Awards Ireland Finalist! On Saturday night two of our fantastic bloggers, Aoife and Lucina, represented our community blog, MS & Me at the Blog Awards Ireland in the Weston Hotel, Kildare. MS & Me reached the final in two categories - Best Blog 2014 and Best Group Blo...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday October 06 2014 10:24 AM

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My MS Care Team


From Willeke's own experience her medical team has been pivotal to her care and have been outstanding so far! With an illness like multiple sclerosis, a diagnosis doesn’t come alone. Depending on the type and severity of your MS, you are immediately served by several people from different ...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Thursday October 02 2014 11:00 AM

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Quality of Life


How full is your (tea) cup? This week Emma talks about what Quality of Life means to someone living with MS and what it means to be brave. I love tea, in particular ‘Irish’ tea. From morning to late afternoon a cup of that golden-brown liquid deliciousness is usually enough to cheer...

Published by Emma Rogan on Thursday September 25 2014 11:00 AM

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