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

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Before MS I...

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Before MS I really took my health for granted. I rarely went to the doctor. I was afraid of needles. I didn't think about what I ate or what time I ate it. I took little things for granted like ticking 'no' when asked if I had any known medical conditions. I guess I never really had to consider ...

Published by Aoife Kirwan on Wednesday October 29 2014 01:04 PM

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Depression and MS

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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