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The General Election- One MSer’s Perspective


What will the 2016 Campaign hold for the MS Community? “Maybe?” Please excuse the lack of a more thoughtful word to describe my doubt when I think of Ireland’s upcoming election. I’m part of a 9,000 minds-strong community, yet we matter as if we were nil. The illness we...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Monday February 08 2016 10:05 AM

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Launch of EUPATI Toolkit


This week Joan Jordan looks at the EUPATI Toolkit, breaking down the jargon and how we can use information for better decision-making and better health. Back in the pre-“YouTube” eighties, I learned how to change a plug. It’s about the only thing I remember from being a Girl Gu...

Published by Joan Jordan on Thursday January 28 2016 11:02 AM

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The Bad Days


Following up on Emma’s post last week about the good days, I would like to invite you to what thus far was not one of my better days since being diagnosed with MS. Like good days, bad days are often made of compounding issues; as time moves on and it seems as if Murphy’s Law really h...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Thursday January 21 2016 11:00 AM

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The Good Days


Happiness is not the point, it is not the goal; it is a by-product of a multitude of actions. The daily irritants and toxic effects of life with MS can be turned into something phenomenal. A pearl is a terrible beauty. When a tiny grain of sand (or other irritant) gets trapped inside the soft fl...

Published by Emma Rogan on Thursday January 14 2016 01:45 AM

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Happy 2016 from the MS & Me Blog Team


*The dawn of 2016 brings a break between literal and figurative storms. We look forward to a new year, a better year and another year of the MS & Me Blog * As 2015 wound itself up the MS & Me Blog team was able – for the first time in its entirety – to gather in Dublin to cel...

Published by Trevis Gleason on Thursday January 07 2016 10:15 AM

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MS & Me Christmas 2015


“Christmas time, Mistletoe and wine...” the festive season is finally upon us and with that comes the certainty that the New Year is only around the corner. It is that time of year when we look backward and forward at the same time like Janus the Roman God of Beginnings. We look back ...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday December 24 2015 11:00 AM

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