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Palliative Care

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This week AnonMS shares with us their refreshing and honest view on palliative care. Palliative care is all about improving the quality of life of patients and AnonMS tells us how we can make sure we have what we want when we need it and provided by people we trust. I will admit to being a littl...

Published by AnonMS on Thursday September 06 2018 10:30 AM

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The National Conference

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This week Niamh McCarron shares with us her thoughts on the upcoming MS Ireland National Conference. Isn’t it funny how certain events or a time of year can seem like a fresh start? For many, it’s New Year’s Eve, but for me September has always been the month of “new begi...

Published by Niamh McCarron on Friday August 31 2018 01:00 PM

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Back to School

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This week, Teresa McShane talks about the challenges of getting ready for back to school. No sooner have the schools broken up for the summer than we are being catapulted into the maelstrom of ‘back to school’ stress . Ads emblazoned on bus shelters about deals on copy books, pencils...

Published by Teresa McShane on Thursday August 23 2018 03:15 PM

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Am I Progressing?

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This week Fergal Hughes wonders about what the future holds for him in terms of his MS ... and realises that he is more concerned with 'here and now' I was diagnosed in January 1996. The diagnosing doctor told me that he believed my type of MS to be remitting/relapsing (RRMS) and what that woul...

Published by Fergal Hughes on Thursday August 16 2018 10:16 AM

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But You Look So Good

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‘But you look so good’…. MS & Me blogger Niall McGahon shares his thoughts and reaction on hearing this compliment. “But you look so good….” For some, this expression can be one of the most frustrating things to hear when you have MS.  For me, it is...

Published by Niall McGahon on Thursday July 26 2018 11:12 AM

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Me, Men and MS

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‘Don’t let MS stop you from finding your happily ever after’… This week Ciara O Meara reflects on dating and disclosing her MS when she finally found the one!   Dating is a pure and utter minefield! Your preparation for the field is diligent and precise. You ap...

Published by Ciara O Meara on Thursday July 19 2018 11:17 AM

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