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

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Quality of Life

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How full is your (tea) cup? This week Emma talks about what Quality of Life means to someone living with MS and what it means to be brave. I love tea, in particular ‘Irish’ tea. From morning to late afternoon a cup of that golden-brown liquid deliciousness is usually enough to cheer...

Published by Emma Rogan on Thursday September 25 2014 11:00 AM

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Blog Finalist

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MS & Me Community blog reach the final We are so excited to announce that our ever-growing community blog, MS and Me, has made it to the FINAL in the Blog Awards Ireland Best Group Blog! The winner will be unveiled at the award ceremony on the 4th October in the Westgrove Hotel, C...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday September 23 2014 02:24 PM

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Losing My Religion!

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We have all had those conversations with ourselves - 'what would my last thoughts be if I was on a sinking ship?’  As a non-believer, I've wondered if I would I hedge my bets and start to pray to a (wo)man above. The closest I've come to that sinking ship 'moment' was in the days and w...

Published by Lucina Russell on Wednesday September 17 2014 11:00 AM

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Our Responsibility to Research

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I was just reading a blog post by Dr Eric Downer on the patient-researcher divide on 'Living Like You' and it brought to mind the need for patients to take part in research. Gandhi once said “the future depends on what we do in the present”. I know that he wasn’t talking about r...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday September 11 2014 11:00 AM

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To Tell or Not To Tell?

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The choice to disclose an illness, newly diagnosed or not, to your employer is very much a personal one. Whichever you choose, fear of losing your job or being discriminated against can cause sleepless nights just when you need your rest more than ever. When I first started experiencing MS sympt...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Thursday September 04 2014 11:00 AM

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Back to School

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Back in my school days, there were two types of copies: the ones with the lines and the ones with the squares. A protractor was about as sophisticated as my pencil case got - although, I was ecstatic to find lethal weapons (set-square and compass) therein! Things have gotten much more complicated...

Published by Joan Jordan on Thursday August 28 2014 11:00 AM

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