Blog Articles, tagged with: Health

Before MS I...

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This week from the MS & Me archives series Aoife Kirwan looks at life before her MS diagnosis. 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 tic...

Published by Aoife Kirwan on Thursday August 17 2017 10:45 AM

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MS and Me: Money Part 2

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Last month Emma Rogan started a conversation about having MS and money. What impact did being diagnosed with MS have on her finances and outlook? This week she’s full on with her own financial planning, revealing the steps that are making a difference, financially speaking, to her life.&nbs...

Published by Emma Rogan on Thursday February 16 2017 11:05 AM

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Health, Stress and MS

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This week Lucina Russell reflects on her recent good health and wonders if stress has affected her MS progression. I feel like a bit of a fraud writing for ‘MS & Me’ these days. Truth is, Dear Reader, that I have been in such good health, that I haven’t been spending much t...

Published by Lucina Russell on Thursday January 26 2017 11:00 AM

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MS and My Money Series, Part 1

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This week is the first piece in our new MS and My Money series. Emma Rogan talks money- how she relates to it, how it affects her life and why this is a topic we’ll be covering during the coming year.  Firstly, I am not a financial advisor and nothing that is contained in this piece i...

Published by Emma Rogan on Thursday January 19 2017 11:00 AM

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VOTE for MS & Me

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Community blog shortlisted for Littlewoods Ireland Blog Awards Good news! MS and Me, has made it to the short-list in the 2016 Littlewoods Ireland Blog Awards - Best Health and Wellbeing Blog Category. To help us reach the final please click on the image below and vote MS Ireland's MS & Me ...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday August 19 2016 10:24 AM

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Well-being

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This week Niamh looks at the adjustments she has made to improve her general well-being. Your health is your wealth, that’s what they tell us. I am never sure who 'they' are exactly but they seem to know what they’re talking about. People with MS know the importance of their health,...

Published by Niamh McCarron on Thursday April 07 2016 11:07 AM

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Vote for MS & Me

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Community blog shortlisted for Blog Awards Ireland Great news! MS and Me, has made it to the short-list in the 2015 Blog Awards Ireland - Best Health and Wellbeing Blog Category. To help us reach the final please click on the image below and select MS Ireland's MS & Me Community Blog. ...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday September 08 2015 09:01 AM

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Individual Health Identifiers

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I don’t remember too much from the day I got diagnosed in the Lourdes Hospital but I do recall the doctor telling me that I would have to learn to manage my MS. Back then, I didn’t even know what a sclerosis was but I suppose that over the years, I have learned to get along with my le...

Published by Joan Jordan on Friday July 17 2015 10:00 AM

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Exercise and MS

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As a follow on to my last blog about eating healthier, I decided I would make more of an effort to increase my fitness and mobility, which has taken a back seat for a long time! To start, let’s call a spade a spade... I am lazy... I have never been a fan of exercise, apart from swimming. S...

Published by Niamh McCarron on Thursday April 16 2015 11:02 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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