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

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A Letter to Me

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Recently I took a trip with some of my fellow bloggers to Lisbon. During a chat over coffee with one of the ladies the subject of  "When I was diagnosed" came up. It inspired me to go rooting though my college boxes when I got home and I found a notebook I had while I was going thr...

Published by Aoife Kirwan on Thursday August 14 2014 11:01 AM

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My Summer MS Reading List

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The View From Here: Opinions From a Life With Multiple Sclerosis *While some of the fun others experience from an Irish summer can be lost on us, there is no reason people with multiple sclerosis can’t enjoy a good summer read * A dip in the cold sea, the sting of salt & vinegar ...

Published by Trevis Gleason on Thursday August 07 2014 11:00 AM

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Writing a CV

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Three years ago, my computer died a sudden, premature and grizzly death. No warning! Just gave up the ghost during a Google search. I lost EVERYTHING! Apart from teaching me the hard way to make regular backups, I had to embark on a treasure hunt to recover any paper copies of important documents...

Published by Joan Jordan on Thursday July 31 2014 11:00 AM

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The Importance of Focus

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We need 'focus' in our everyday lives to achieve our goals or targets. We need self-discipline to stay on track. Our battle with Multiple Sclerosis is a never ending battle and there are very few lulls in the fighting and because of that we need focus more than most. The need for focus begins wit...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday July 24 2014 11:00 AM

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Public v Private Health Insurance

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This week blogger Lucina Russell shares her experience of public and private health insurance. This business of Public v Private has intrigued me since I read the Brian Friel play 'Philadelphia Here I Come', in secondary school. The play illustrates the conflict between Public and Private Gar's ...

Published by Lucina Russell on Thursday July 17 2014 11:00 AM

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Children and Multiple Sclerosis?

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MS is a life-changing event, but so is having children. If MS had not entered Willeke's life, she absolutely would have wanted children. Although life was good in my last relationship, I secretly decided that having children would probably not be on my list of things to do. Not because of t...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Thursday July 10 2014 11:00 AM

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