Blog Articles, tagged with: Multiplesclerosis

Love, Family and Grand Plans

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This week we have a guest blogger, Michelle Henley from Cork. She has kindly shared her story with us. We’re calling it 'Love, Family and Grand Plans'. Share your comments and the story with others.  This time two years ago life was great, I had returned to education. I had my life to...

Published by Michelle Hanley on Thursday March 23 2017 11:04 AM

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A Letter to Me

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This week Aoife Kirwan has gone back in time, to the day she was first diagnosed with MS; standing face to face with her newly diagnosed self, she shares with us what she would say to herself on that day. Recently I took a trip with some of my fellow bloggers to Lisbon. During a chat over coffee...

Published by Aoife Kirwan on Thursday February 02 2017 11:00 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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My MS Journey

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This week Declan Groeger shares his MS journey. Have you ever embarked on a journey only to find that the starting point was not where you thought it was or started a mystery trip where the route and length of the journey are unknown?  My MS journey officially started in 1988 but I believe...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday January 12 2017 11:25 AM

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A Look to 2017 With MS & Me

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Happy New Year from the MS & Me Blog Team. Here’s what 2017 looks like from here...  The media seems to love looking back at the end of each year. Reflecting on the news, the sport, the tragedies, and the triumphs. Your MS & Me Blog team take a different approach. When we get ...

Published by Trevis Gleason on Thursday January 05 2017 11:00 AM

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It’s Our Birthday… And We Thank You

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On the third anniversary of the MS & Me Blog, we’d like to say ‘thank you’ for what you have given back to us. The Irish love to talk. Down here in Kerry, in fact, I sometimes think to myself, ‘why would a Kerryman use one word when three will suffice?’ But whe...

Published by Trevis Gleason on Friday November 18 2016 09:35 AM

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A Little Consideration

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This week Declan Groeger considers ‘consideration’ and how even seemingly small actions, or inactions, can have a profound effect on his daily experience.  Inconsiderate, thoughtless and selfish people annoy me. Yes, they really annoy me! I’m not talking about people who f...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday November 10 2016 11:00 AM

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How Do We Find the Lightness of Life on Dark Winter Days?

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As we rush headlong into winter, today Emma reminds herself to look for ways to get though the season and maybe even make the darker days, if not brighter at least more manageable. This dry spell we've had has transformed the green trees into a blaze of reds, oranges & unexpected brightened....

Published by Emma Rogan on Friday November 04 2016 09:40 AM

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But You Don’t Look Sick

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This week Willeke Van Eeckhoutte looks at her biggest MS pet peeve! We have all been there, not just people with MS, but anyone with an invisible illness. “But you don’t look sick!” Perhaps THE pet peeve of everyone falling in that category! First appearances always count, an...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Thursday October 20 2016 11:00 AM

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Highlights from Conference 2016

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This week Aoife, Niamh and Trevis recap on MS Ireland's Living Well with MS Conference. On Saturday, 24th September we attended MS Ireland's Conference in Cork, which focused on Living Well with MS. The MS and Me Blog team were invited to come along and live-tweet the event (which was also strea...

Published by MS & Me Blog Team on Thursday October 13 2016 11:15 AM

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