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

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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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The Importance of MS Online Communities

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'From asking ‘is this normal’ to reaching out from isolated settings; having an MS community, even online, is important to living with multiple sclerosis'  The View From Here: Opinions from a Life With MS When I lived in Seattle I was on a first name basis with more MS speciali...

Published by Trevis Gleason on Wednesday January 22 2014 04:00 PM

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To Smoke or Not to Smoke?

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'Helen felt increasingly embarrassed about her constantly ‘trying to give up’ stance. She realised that she could no longer just dip in and out of smoking; she was totally hooked' What I thought! MS is stressful enough without giving up cigarettes and they really help me cope....

Published by Helen Farrell on Thursday January 16 2014 11:00 AM

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The Positives of MS

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'Aoife starts the New Year looking at the positives of MS and why she makes the most of opportunities and frets less over trivial things' For many a diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis can be very difficult. I'm sure that in future blogs I am likely to complain about the negative elements, but for t...

Published by Aoife Kirwan on Thursday January 09 2014 11:00 AM

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Happy New Year From the MS & Me Blog Team

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As 2013 comes to a close, MS Ireland’s new MS & Me Blog team wish you and your family a Happy New Year  As is the tradition for many in Ireland, the MS & Me Blog team are due a bit of a rest at this joyous time of year. Though we’re just getting started in the blogospher...

Published by MS & Me Blog Team on Tuesday December 31 2013 11:00 AM

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