Blog Articles, tagged with: Multiplesclerosis

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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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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MS and Lent

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This week, Emma Rogan is reminiscing about mornings in a cold drafty boarding school in the Midlands. Read on for her take on the next forty days and forty nights. In my school days I got involved in the Christian Union, a group of young Christians in my school. I got seriously into my Bible and...

Published by Emma Rogan on Thursday February 15 2018 01:09 PM

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Home Care Services

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This week Declan Groeger considers what it means to have help in the home. It’s never as simple as it sounds and when it comes to services for people with MS in Ireland, things are really very complex.  Living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is not easy at the best of times and as the ...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday February 08 2018 01:00 PM

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Fatigue and MS

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This week from the MS & Me archive Helen Farrell takes a look at the affects of MS-fatigue on friendships, employment and daily life. 'Nobody realises that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal' Albert Camus  I know the French philosopher, writer and journalist Alber...

Published by Helen Farrell on Thursday December 14 2017 04:08 PM

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