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

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As long as my brain still brains...


I have known that something was up in the old noggin department for a few years. That sinking feeling when I forget a word I KNOW I know. When the check-out at Aldi is too much for me to keep up with. When I can’t help a nine year old with her Maths….. The best way I can describe it ...

Published by Joan Jordan on Monday March 10 2014 11:00 AM

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Disclosing to Friends and Family


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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'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


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?


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?


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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