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Reporting to Your Healthcare Team


Something I haven’t thought about in a while is the importance of accurate reporting to my healthcare team. I'm not saying that I tell blatant lies or misleading information but I often find that when trying to remember six or eight months of information, I get it all mixed up. The average ...

Published by Aoife Kirwan on Thursday February 26 2015 11:03 AM

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Multiple Sclerosis and Lent


The View From Here: Opinions from a Life With MS 'As the faithful, agnostic and even some non-believers look at giving up a luxury for Lent, Blogger Trevis Gleason reflects on MS and the season' It may seem quite far from the mark that a non-believer has taken the opportunity of the liturgical ...

Published by Trevis Gleason on Thursday February 19 2015 11:02 AM

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An Open Letter To My MS


Dear 'my' MS Funny, that I call you mine. I'd prefer to disown you, or that we had never met. Most relationships come about by some sort of mutual consent. But you. You just landed in on me three years ago, without an invitation. Despite the hostile reception you received at the time and since t...

Published by Lucina Russell on Thursday February 12 2015 11:05 AM

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Waiting on Tests Results!


A few months ago, a letter arrived from the hospital. I ripped it open- “an appointment has been arranged for you to attend the Ocular Toxicity Clinic. In this clinic, potential ocular side-effects you may have from the medication you are taking will be assessed”. I know that they are...

Published by Joan Jordan on Thursday February 05 2015 11:10 AM

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An MS Mission Statement


The View From Here; Opinions from a Life with MS 'Using a popular business technique to lay out a mission plan for a life with MS can help us see over multiple sclerosis' We may all have used, at one time or another, different mottos, slogans, catch phrases or mantra to get us through a tough p...

Published by Trevis Gleason on Thursday January 29 2015 10:00 AM

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My New Year's Resolutions


As January 2015 steadily moves forward, I’m still reassessing old goals, opportunities and of course, trying to remove negative habits.  Sadly, I’m part of the group of people who will only manage to stick to resolutions for a couple of months. Unconsciously, resolutions even ha...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Thursday January 22 2015 11:00 AM

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