MS & Me: A Community Blog for People Living with MS

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Kiss Goodbye To MS

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Have you joined the Kiss Goodbye to MS squad? This week Grace Kavanagh tells us why she joins in with thousands of others for the massive global campaign. It’s all about the Kiss! MS is a difficult disease to live with. It's so unpredictable and is often described as an “invisible&...

Published by Grace Kavanagh on Thursday May 24 2018 11:00 AM

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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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When The Nurse Becomes The Patient

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This week we welcome new writer Ciara O’Meara to MS and Me. Read on for her unique perspective on the MS patient experience.  A 23 year old, 4th year student nurse is a dangerous thing. You know too much but not enough. You’re an integral part of the ward but not yet qualified. ...

Published by Ciara O Meara on Thursday April 26 2018 11:00 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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