Blog Articles, tagged with: Multiplesclerosis

MS, Smartphones and Apps

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This week from the MS & Me archives series - Helen Farrell looks at her smartphone use... I have a confession to make; quite often my smartphone gets more of my attention than my husband does, and it is a mutual situation with both of us tapping away in the evening as we read what has happen...

Published by Helen Farrell on Thursday August 03 2017 10:30 AM

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How A Little Word Can Make All the Difference

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This week from the MS & Me archives series - Lucina Russell discusses how words people use to speak about people with MS has an impact on our identity. There’s also mention of dating and road frontage! I’ve always hated labels. As a child, it was the itchy, scratchy ones on ...

Published by Lucina Russell on Thursday July 20 2017 11:00 AM

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My MS Fears

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This week Niamh McCarron lets us in on challenges she confronts, the bridges she has crossed and the fears that sometimes haunt all our nights.  “We’ll cross that bridge when we come to it”. That's my normal approach to dealing with uncertainty and fear. The truth is, I wi...

Published by Niamh McCarron on Thursday June 08 2017 05:51 PM

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Exercise and MS

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This week Declan Groeger is not a ‘Muscle Mary‘ but believes exercise has helped him maintain a positive attitude and helped to preserve his mental health. I am passionate about exercise now but that wasn’t always the case. I am a convert and an advocate for the cause. I am not...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday May 18 2017 10:45 AM

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The Hurry-Up Life!

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This week Aoife Kirwan articulates her many MS related fears and why she thinks MS is a bit like Ramsey Bolton! When I first thought about a blog dedicated to fears, I was a bit reluctant to start it. I do have many MS related fears but I don’t often give myself time to really think a...

Published by Aoife Kirwan on Thursday May 11 2017 12:01 PM

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Clinics, Friendship and What Ifs?

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'This weeks blog is from Lucinda Russell. She takes us on a journey of clinics, friendship and what ifs? Read on for a fresh take on the day.' In the early days of my diagnosis with Multiple Sclerosis in 2011, everything about my neurology  appointments in Beaumont Hospital caused me a...

Published by Lucina Russell on Thursday April 13 2017 10:45 AM

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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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