Blog Articles, tagged with: Ms

Why MS Is My Secret

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This week the MS and Me AnonMS blogger, a health care professional, shares with us an insider’s perspective on disclosure. Does disclosing MS status lead to the condition overshadowing all other aspects of a person’s life and reduce them down to a diagnosis? There are times when I am...

Published by MS & Me AnonMS Blogger on Thursday May 17 2018 11:00 AM

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What They Just Don't Understand

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This week, in a letter to her nearest and dearest, Willeke Van Eeckhoutte puts down in words how she really feels. “What do you want me to say?” Dearly Beloved, What do you want me to say? What is it you don’t understand? When someone like you says, "Well, what do you wa...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Thursday May 10 2018 11:00 AM

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Living with Primary Progressive MS

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This week Mary Deveraux shares with us her experience of Primary Progressive MS. Akin to the big stories we’re all familiar with, PPMS brings unexpected twists to life no-one ever expects.  Living with Primary Progressive MS is like starting a new book, with a difference. Each and eve...

Published by Mary Deveraux on Friday May 04 2018 08:00 AM

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Diagnosed with MS. Now What?

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This week Christina McDonald goes deep into the experience of being diagnosed with MS. From being scared and grieving, she’s learned to doing things differently. More than ever before, she’s chasing her dreams.  There was something in the words “You have MS” that fil...

Published by Christina McDonald on Thursday April 19 2018 11:00 AM

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Life’s Lessons Learned by the MS & Me Blog Team

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With a combined 175 years of living with the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis, the MS & Me blog team shares some golden nuggets of lessons learned. We asked our cadre of MS & Me bloggers what lessons they might have learned living with multiple sclerosis. Our editorial team was surprised ...

Published by MS & Me Blog Team on Thursday April 12 2018 11:00 AM

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MS Fatigue

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Read the first blog for MS and Me from Katie St. Lawrence (24). She shares her experience of what it means to have fatigue, how she deals with it and how, thanks to being strategic about rest, energy and listening to her body, life is as enjoyable as ever. I never knew when I was first diagnosed...

Published by Katie St. Lawrence on Thursday April 05 2018 11:03 AM

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Menopause and MS Part 1

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This week we bring you a special feature on Menopause and MS from Bobbie Severson, ARNP from the MS Centre at the Swedish Neuroscience Institute in Seattle, Washington, USA. We have divided it into two parts for ease of reading, click on the link at the end of the piece for Part 2.  Multipl...

Published by Bobbie Severson, ARNP on Thursday March 22 2018 01:00 PM

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MS DMT Choices

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Where do you get your MS treatment information? This week in her first blog as part of the renewed MS and Me writing team, Joan Jordan tackles medication, DMTs, clinical trials and decision-making. Read on for a clear description of how Joan made her DMT decisions…. I was a bit late to bo...

Published by Joan Jordan on Thursday March 15 2018 11:00 AM

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It Is All In My Head

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Anxiety is a common symptom for people living with MS and can frequently be overlooked. This week, read Robert Joyce's first MS & Me blog addressing and dealing with anxiety. Anxiety can paralyse you; make you incapable of doing the simplest task. Something happens inside my head that t...

Published by Robert Joyce on Thursday March 01 2018 01:00 PM

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MS Bucket List

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Do you have a bucket list? This week for her first blog, Rosie McCormack writes about hers and how she dealt with all the holes in her bucket list post-diagnosis.  About six months before the relapse that led to my diagnosis, I was out running and I suddenly became so aware of how lucky I w...

Published by Rosie McCormack on Thursday February 22 2018 12:00 PM

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