Blog Articles, tagged with: Ms

MS Bucket List

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Do you have a bucket list? This week for her first blog, Rosie McCormack writes about hers and how she dealt with all the holes in her bucket list post-diagnosis.  About six months before the relapse that led to my diagnosis, I was out running and I suddenly became so aware of how lucky I w...

Published by Rosie McCormack on Thursday February 22 2018 12:00 PM

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MS and Lent

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This week, Emma Rogan is reminiscing about mornings in a cold drafty boarding school in the Midlands. Read on for her take on the next forty days and forty nights. In my school days I got involved in the Christian Union, a group of young Christians in my school. I got seriously into my Bible and...

Published by Emma Rogan on Thursday February 15 2018 01:09 PM

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Home Care Services

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This week Declan Groeger considers what it means to have help in the home. It’s never as simple as it sounds and when it comes to services for people with MS in Ireland, things are really very complex.  Living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is not easy at the best of times and as the ...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday February 08 2018 01:00 PM

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Meet Our New MS & Me Blog Team – Part 3

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Today we conclude our introduction of our expanded 2018 MS & Me Blog team. There are a number of familiar faces and some shiny new additions! All are up for the challenge of writing and sharing their experience with the MS community.  Helen Farrell  Avid historian and part-time ...

Published by MS & Me Editorial Team on Thursday February 01 2018 06:00 PM

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Meet Our New MS & Me Blog Team – Part 2

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Continuing with our introduction of the 2018 MS & Me Blog team, let us introduce a few more members of our team. Rosie Farrell A graphic designer and sub-editor, the Sligo native now lives in Dublin with her husband Niall and their little dog Trixie. Rosie was diagnosed with MS in 2015. We ...

Published by MS & Me Editorial Team on Thursday January 25 2018 01:00 PM

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Meet Our New MS & Me Blog Team – Part 1

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Introducing our team of bloggers for 2018  As promised last week when we said goodbye to some of our long-time MS & Me bloggers, we now begin by introducing you to our team for 2018. While it may feel like January has been ‘blogging about blogging’, we feel it is important t...

Published by MS & Me Editorial Team on Thursday January 18 2018 11:34 AM

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A Year of Hellos and Goodbyes for MS & Me

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With the turn of the New Year MS & Me is expanding and diversifying. In this post, we also say ‘goodbye’ to a number of friends Late in 2013, the MS & Me blog launched with an idea, a hope and a cadre of nine bloggers with what we jokingly referred to as “varying levels...

Published by Trevis Gleason on Thursday January 11 2018 12:30 PM

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Fatigue and MS

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This week from the MS & Me archive Helen Farrell takes a look at the affects of MS-fatigue on friendships, employment and daily life. 'Nobody realises that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal' Albert Camus  I know the French philosopher, writer and journalist Alber...

Published by Helen Farrell on Thursday December 14 2017 04:08 PM

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My Bucket List

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This week from the MS & Me archive Willeke Van Eeckhoutte lets us in on her bucket list, how she uses it and the importance of having goals in her life.  The older I get, the more nervous I become of not being able to achieve all the things I set out to do. After all, every ye...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Thursday November 30 2017 12:00 PM

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Accessible Parking Spaces

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This week from the MS & Me archive, Declan Groeger shares his frustrations about accessible parking spaces used by people NOT living with a disability My 'MS Roller Coaster Ride' officially began in 1988. You know what I mean when I refer to it as a roller coaster ride- there are so many ups...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday November 23 2017 11:00 AM

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