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

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Tomorrow I will….

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This week Rosie Farrell shares with us how she has learnt the art of listening to her body. Ah, those three little words. The uncompleted tasks and treasures of today hang on those words. Like a carrot on a stick, they lure me into the future by promising me what the now can't deliver.  T...

Published by Rosie Farrell on Friday April 05 2019 11:02 AM

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Mother’s Day

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This week Teresa McShane shares her mixed emotions about being a mum with MS and how she really feels about Mother’s Day 2019.  I never really imagined being a Mother. As a girl growing up, I can’t remember ever having had that thought in my mind.  It wasn’t on my rad...

Published by Teresa McShane on Thursday March 28 2019 08:51 AM

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The MS Grieving Process: Denial and Isolation

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This week Willeke van Eeckhoutte delves into the universal experience of grieving after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. From the ever-popular denial to the stories we tell ourselves and to being present in your daily life, read on to discover how she found her way forward…. &...

Published by Willeke van Eeckhoutte on Thursday March 21 2019 11:25 AM

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He Said / She Said MS

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This week we get to share in a conversation between two MS and Me bloggers, Fergal Hughes and Willeke van Eeckhoutte. Read on for their personal take on some of the issues MS brings to their lives.  Life. It's tough. Life with MS is tougher than life without MS of course. That said, I dou...

Published by Fergal Hughes and Willeke van Eeckhoutte on Thursday March 14 2019 10:54 AM

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Brain Awareness Week

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Next week is Brain Awareness Week (11th-17th March). This is a global campaign to raise awareness of brain research & all things neurological. Today, Joan Jordan speaks about her experience when first diagnosed with MS & how she’ll be joining the ‘I Love my Brain’ campai...

Published by Joan Jordan on Thursday March 07 2019 11:37 AM

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MS in the Media and Entertainment

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This week, Katie St Lawrence considers how MS is communicated. What is the impact of celebrity diagnoses, how do soap operas handle the complexities of living with the illness and how will the coverage of Selma Blair post-Oscars impact people with MS? Read on for her take on it all.  I will...

Published by Katie St Lawrence on Thursday February 28 2019 01:00 PM

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