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But You Don’t Look Sick


This week Willeke Van Eeckhoutte looks at her biggest MS pet peeve! We have all been there, not just people with MS, but anyone with an invisible illness. “But you don’t look sick!” Perhaps THE pet peeve of everyone falling in that category! First appearances always count, an...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Thursday October 20 2016 11:00 AM

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Highlights from Conference 2016


This week Aoife, Niamh and Trevis recap on MS Ireland's Living Well with MS Conference. On Saturday, 24th September we attended MS Ireland's Conference in Cork, which focused on Living Well with MS. The MS and Me Blog team were invited to come along and live-tweet the event (which was also strea...

Published by MS & Me Blog Team on Thursday October 13 2016 11:15 AM

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MS Readathon


This week Joan Jordan encourages children & parents to pick up a book, raise awareness of Multiple Sclerosis and get involved in this year's MS Readathon campaign! 'The books transported her into new worlds and introduced her to amazing people who lived exciting lives. She went to Africa wit...

Published by Joan Jordan on Thursday October 06 2016 09:40 AM

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Is That An Avocado in My Burger?


From exploding tastes-buds to the metaphorical breaking–bread together, this week Emma Rogan goes basic on what powers her up, drains her energy, and the importance of food to her and her family’s quality of life.  Food makes sense to me, I love the chemistry of cooking, the pos...

Published by Emma Rogan on Thursday September 29 2016 01:24 PM

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#MSLiving is Coming to Your Laptop…


This year’s MS Ireland National Conference will be held in Cork city, but if you can’t make it you can still join us and learn loads  This year the MS Ireland National Conference is entitled 'Brain Health and its Relationship to MS' and it takes place at Cork’s Intern...

Published by Trevis Gleason on Thursday September 22 2016 01:18 PM

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What’s App? Smartphones and MS


This week Helen looks at her smartphone use...  I have a confession to make; quite often my smartphone gets more of my attention than my husband does, and it is a mutual situation with both of us tapping away in the evening as we read what has happened for friends on Facebook or the li...

Published by Helen Farrell on Thursday September 08 2016 11:10 AM

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