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

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Is My MS Progressing?

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I hate seeing documentaries or movies about tornadoes; they absolutely terrify me. There’s a recurring nightmare I have of being caught in a barren landscape at dusk, howling tornadoes circling the scene. Terror takes over with the thought of what is to come. I don’t have to delve ver...

Published by Helen Farrell on Thursday June 23 2016 11:00 AM

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Disclosing My MS

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This week Aoife shares her decision to disclose her MS journey to family, friends and the wider community. In times like these, sharing seems to be the 'in' thing. With the popularity of social media it is hard to escape sharing (and often over sharing). Sometimes it's a picture of someone's per...

Published by Aoife Kirwan on Thursday June 16 2016 11:00 AM

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MS Doesn’t Stop Me

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To say that 'MS doesn't stop me', I'm lying, or at the very least, exaggerating. To be more accurate, I can say, unequivocally, that I do my very, very best to not let it get in the way. Lucina When the 'MS & Me' blogging team were picking topics to write about earlier this year, I was very ...

Published by Lucina Russell on Thursday May 26 2016 11:04 AM

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Independence

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This week Declan Groeger challenges perceptions and examines our idea of independence. Desire to be free is a driving force for innovation and personal revolution.  I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in 1988 and as the years have passed, my understanding of independence has change...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday May 12 2016 11:00 AM

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Stronger than MS

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This week, Joan tells us how she has become stronger than MS' 'Everyone has a plan 'till they get punched in the mouth.' - Mike Tyson. The first time MS struck- it was a no contest total wipe-out. I hit the canvas like a sack of spuds. It took me a long time to pick myself up and get back...

Published by Joan Jordan on Thursday May 05 2016 11:00 AM

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Multiple Sclerosis Around the World

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In our lifetime the world has indeed become a smaller place. Odd then, that our joint experience with this disease is so varied…  Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain ...

Published by Trevis Gleason on Friday April 22 2016 06:36 PM

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