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

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Disclosing to Friends and Family

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In my earlier blog posts, I've mentioned that getting my MS diagnosis was somewhat of a relief, after so long of not knowing what was wrong with me. Obviously I wasn't pleased about it, it wasn't what I'd hoped for, but deep down I was kind of glad that I hadn't been spoofing all those years.&nbs...

Published by Niamh McCarron on Thursday March 06 2014 11:00 AM

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Fatigue

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'Nobody realises that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal' Albert Camus  I know the French philosopher, writer and journalist Albert Camus didn’t mean to describe the physical effect that MS has on us when he said the above; he was probably referring to a state of...

Published by Helen Farrell on Thursday February 27 2014 11:00 AM

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Why Exercise is Important

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Baz Luhrmann had one piece of advice that he considered vitally important to give to the class of ’99. He said that if he could only offer one tip for the future it would be to wear sunscreen. He had other tips to offer but the wearing of sunscreen was 'the tip' The one tip I would like to...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday February 20 2014 11:00 AM

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What's LOVE Got To Do With It?

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Isn’t this MS and Me blog an exciting feature? I am really enjoying reading the experiences of others and the shared understanding. Please make sure you comment on what you read. It has been a while since I spoke with you all. Much has happened in the winter months that have lead me down d...

Published by Emma Rogan on Thursday February 13 2014 02:06 PM

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So, You've Got MS... What's Next?

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Welcome to the sequel of my blog about living life with MS! Thanks for reading the first instalment and your kind words of encouragement. Keep them coming! This month’s topic is “So, you’ve got MS… what's next?” You could swap the word 'MS' for 'Major-Unexpected-L...

Published by Joan Jordan on Thursday February 06 2014 11:00 AM

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Pins and Needles

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When people hear that I have MS, they often ask about the affects of the illness, and its symptoms. MS has many symptoms and we’re told that everyone’s experience is different, that each of us have different ones to contend with.  I have symptoms all the time. Numbness, tinglin...

Published by Niamh McCarron on Thursday January 30 2014 11:00 AM

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