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Back to School

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This week, Teresa McShane talks about the challenges of getting ready for back to school. No sooner have the schools broken up for the summer than we are being catapulted into the maelstrom of ‘back to school’ stress . Ads emblazoned on bus shelters about deals on copy books, pencils...

Published by Teresa McShane on Thursday August 23 2018 03:15 PM

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Am I Progressing?

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This week Fergal Hughes wonders about what the future holds for him in terms of his MS ... and realises that he is more concerned with 'here and now' I was diagnosed in January 1996. The diagnosing doctor told me that he believed my type of MS to be remitting/relapsing (RRMS) and what that woul...

Published by Fergal Hughes on Thursday August 16 2018 10:16 AM

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But You Look So Good

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‘But you look so good’…. MS & Me blogger Niall McGahon shares his thoughts and reaction on hearing this compliment. “But you look so good….” For some, this expression can be one of the most frustrating things to hear when you have MS.  For me, it is...

Published by Niall McGahon on Thursday July 26 2018 11:12 AM

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Me, Men and MS

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‘Don’t let MS stop you from finding your happily ever after’… This week Ciara O Meara reflects on dating and disclosing her MS when she finally found the one!   Dating is a pure and utter minefield! Your preparation for the field is diligent and precise. You ap...

Published by Ciara O Meara on Thursday July 19 2018 11:17 AM

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Good Days and Bad Days

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This week Robert Joyce discusses the good days and the bad days. Chronic illness invades every part of our lives and it can be so easy to fall into a trap of grieving for what used to be.  Snowflake. I never thought that I would class myself as part of this new category. It is a term that i...

Published by Robert Joyce on Thursday July 12 2018 11:46 AM

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MS and Coeliac Disease

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This week Helen Farrell talks delicious, nutritious food and current food trends. Read on for her take on MS, gluten and the adjustments she (and her family) have to make so she stays healthy and well.  “Gluten! Such a poison” said the man at the café till. “How&rdq...

Published by Helen Farrell on Thursday July 05 2018 11:00 AM

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