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Back to School

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Back in my school days, there were two types of copies: the ones with the lines and the ones with the squares. A protractor was about as sophisticated as my pencil case got - although, I was ecstatic to find lethal weapons (set-square and compass) therein! Things have gotten much more complicated...

Published by Joan Jordan on Thursday August 28 2014 11:00 AM

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My Relapse

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I think I have an aversion to the World Cup. In July 2010 I ended up in hospital, and was subsequently diagnosed, with MS. Roll on 4 years, and I was back. I was in a different hospital, and the relapse was totally different than my previous one, but the drill was the same.  In the 4 years ...

Published by Niamh McCarron on Thursday August 21 2014 11:00 AM

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A Letter to Me

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Recently I took a trip with some of my fellow bloggers to Lisbon. During a chat over coffee with one of the ladies the subject of  "When I was diagnosed" came up. It inspired me to go rooting though my college boxes when I got home and I found a notebook I had while I was going thr...

Published by Aoife Kirwan on Thursday August 14 2014 11:01 AM

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My Summer MS Reading List

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The View From Here: Opinions From a Life With Multiple Sclerosis *While some of the fun others experience from an Irish summer can be lost on us, there is no reason people with multiple sclerosis can’t enjoy a good summer read * A dip in the cold sea, the sting of salt & vinegar ...

Published by Trevis Gleason on Thursday August 07 2014 11:00 AM

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Writing a CV

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Three years ago, my computer died a sudden, premature and grizzly death. No warning! Just gave up the ghost during a Google search. I lost EVERYTHING! Apart from teaching me the hard way to make regular backups, I had to embark on a treasure hunt to recover any paper copies of important documents...

Published by Joan Jordan on Thursday July 31 2014 11:00 AM

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The Importance of Focus

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We need 'focus' in our everyday lives to achieve our goals or targets. We need self-discipline to stay on track. Our battle with Multiple Sclerosis is a never ending battle and there are very few lulls in the fighting and because of that we need focus more than most. The need for focus begins wit...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday July 24 2014 11:00 AM

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