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The Importance of Focus

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We need 'focus' in our everyday lives to achieve our goals or targets. We need self-discipline to stay on track. Our battle with Multiple Sclerosis is a never ending battle and there are very few lulls in the fighting and because of that we need focus more than most. The need for focus begins wit...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday July 24 2014 11:00 AM

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Public v Private Health Insurance

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This week blogger Lucina Russell shares her experience of public and private health insurance. This business of Public v Private has intrigued me since I read the Brian Friel play 'Philadelphia Here I Come', in secondary school. The play illustrates the conflict between Public and Private Gar's ...

Published by Lucina Russell on Thursday July 17 2014 11:00 AM

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Children and Multiple Sclerosis?

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MS is a life-changing event, but so is having children. If MS had not entered Willeke's life, she absolutely would have wanted children. Although life was good in my last relationship, I secretly decided that having children would probably not be on my list of things to do. Not because of t...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Thursday July 10 2014 11:00 AM

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Elections and Multiple Sclerosis

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The View from Here; Opinions from a Life with Multiple Sclerosis: 'After his first experience of election season in Ireland, Blogger Trevis L Gleason has some observations' Well, first let me say that I’ve yet to figure out just how the whole ballot sorting business is carried out here in...

Published by Trevis Gleason on Thursday July 03 2014 11:00 AM

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Employment Access: The value of work

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Employment affects your brain, your mental health, the money in your pocket and life you get to live. This week Emma Rogan discusses the value of work from her perspective and how having something to wake up FOR can transform our lives.  What did you do today? Did you get up, shower, dress,...

Published by Emma Rogan on Thursday June 26 2014 11:00 AM

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Access all Areas

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Ah, public transport… Train stations without elevators or escalators; Buses with seats for elderly or disabled people; Crutches or walking sticks you want to throw from the train right into the Irish Sea. We’ve all been there, needing escalators instead of high, rusty, wobbly, wet a...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Thursday June 19 2014 11:00 AM

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