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MS & Money

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In our ‘MS & Money' series this week’s blog is from Willeke Van Eeckhoutte. She looks at money, employment and early retirement. Having MS means that unpredictability is part of your life.  Like Emma wrote in her first piece about MS and money, “Having MS can affect o...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Thursday April 20 2017 04:37 PM

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Clinics, Friendship and What Ifs?

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'This weeks blog is from Lucinda Russell. She takes us on a journey of clinics, friendship and what ifs? Read on for a fresh take on the day.' In the early days of my diagnosis with Multiple Sclerosis in 2011, everything about my neurology  appointments in Beaumont Hospital caused me a...

Published by Lucina Russell on Thursday April 13 2017 10:45 AM

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Hope

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‘This week Helen Farrell examines how the years of living with MS have made an impact on her hopes for the future’ This week a brand new MS medication, Ocrevus (ocrelizumab), was approved by the Federal Drugs Authority (FDA)in the United States for both primary progressive (PPMS) and...

Published by Helen Farrell on Thursday April 06 2017 11:00 AM

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MS Money Matters: Keeping Up with the Joneses

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This week in our MS Money Matters series - Trevis Gleason feels a little left behind by the new economic boom  It’s been nearly 5 years since my wife Caryn (and our ‘puppy’, Sadie) landed on this island and made it our home. We have been changed much by Irel...

Published by Trevis Gleason on Thursday March 30 2017 01:00 PM

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Love, Family and Grand Plans

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This week we have a guest blogger, Michelle Henley from Cork. She has kindly shared her story with us. We’re calling it 'Love, Family and Grand Plans'. Share your comments and the story with others.  This time two years ago life was great, I had returned to education. I had my life to...

Published by Michelle Hanley on Thursday March 23 2017 11:04 AM

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My MS Fears

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This week Declan Groeger shares his MS 'Fears' My MS fears have changed over time and yet they have stayed the same. You see I never really worried about what MS would do to me but how it would affect my family.  My first fear, post diagnosis, concerned my ability to continue working; the ...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday March 09 2017 11:10 AM

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