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

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Good Days and Bad Days

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This week Robert Joyce discusses the good days and the bad days. Chronic illness invades every part of our lives and it can be so easy to fall into a trap of grieving for what used to be.  Snowflake. I never thought that I would class myself as part of this new category. It is a term that i...

Published by Robert Joyce on Thursday July 12 2018 11:46 AM

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MS and Coeliac Disease

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This week Helen Farrell talks delicious, nutritious food and current food trends. Read on for her take on MS, gluten and the adjustments she (and her family) have to make so she stays healthy and well.  “Gluten! Such a poison” said the man at the café till. “How&rdq...

Published by Helen Farrell on Thursday July 05 2018 11:00 AM

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Daddy, Come Out and Play!

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This week Fergal Hughes writes about watching his children grow up, making the most of quality time and the lessons he’s learned as a father. This is heartfelt, perfect reminder that for parents, often our children are the better teachers. I have two sons and I’m separated. I only ha...

Published by Fergal Hughes on Thursday June 28 2018 11:02 AM

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A Sense of Pride

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This week Emma Rogan writes about Pride. The MS community is a mix of humanity- straight, LGBTI, different ethnicities, cultures and experiences. For Emma, the power of the MS community, the value of being visible and the progress in patient empowerment is worth celebrating.   This article...

Published by Emma Rogan on Monday June 25 2018 02:00 PM

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Father's Day

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Sunday 17th is Father’s Day and this week Keith Byrne describes the joys of being a Dad. Read on for how he’s balancing life tasks so he and his family stay healthy and how being open to challenges helps him build resilience while living with MS. Stress can be the catalyst for the on...

Published by Keith Byrne on Thursday June 14 2018 02:20 PM

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The Hardest Thing

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Next week, 11th to the 17th June, is Carer’s Week in Ireland. We’re delighted to have Guest Blogger Gemma Donnelly Cox writing about being a Carer and how she balances life in the ‘here and now’ while also planning for the future. Caring, for me, is about enabling and emp...

Published by Gemma Donnelly Cox on Thursday June 07 2018 11:30 AM

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