Blog Articles, tagged with: Multiplesclerosis

I Have Fallen

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This week Mary Devereux talks about falling and how she is dealing with the impact of Primary Progressive MS on her life and the lives of her family members.  I have  fallen… I could fall up a stairs, down a stairs; going up a footpath and going down a footpath and often I have...

Published by Mary Devereux on Thursday May 09 2019 11:00 AM

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He Said / She Said MS

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This week we get to share in a conversation between two MS and Me bloggers, Fergal Hughes and Willeke van Eeckhoutte. Read on for their personal take on some of the issues MS brings to their lives.  Life. It's tough. Life with MS is tougher than life without MS of course. That said, I dou...

Published by Fergal Hughes and Willeke van Eeckhoutte on Thursday March 14 2019 10:54 AM

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MS and Romance

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On this Valentine’s Day when many of us choose to celebrate romantic love, Christina McDonald and Niall McGahon give us their take on MS and Romance.  Christina We see it all around us.  On the streets, in movies and in songs, love and romance. They are everyone’s desire a...

Published by Christina McDonald and Niall McGahon on Thursday February 14 2019 11:00 AM

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Childhood MS

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This week, Sarah tells us her paediatric MS story. She is a child, she has MS and she has the support of her parents as they all deal with the challenges of this condition.  Hello my name is Sarah*. I am 15 years old and like every other teenager I love my phone, my music and my very amazin...

Published by Sarah on Monday February 04 2019 11:50 AM

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New Year's Resolution

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At the start of New Year 2019, Declan Groeger shares with us his plans for the year ahead. Read on for a plan of action we can all adapt to our own resolutions.   2019 is a new year; a year full of hopes and fears, a year full of aspirations and dreams and a year full of good intention...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday January 10 2019 12:45 PM

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The Most Wonderful (and Difficult) Time of Year

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In the throes of the Christmas Season, Niall McGahon delves in his experience of MS and shares with us how he deals with the uncertainty by keeping things in the moment, in the day. Read on to calm…. I am forever amazed at how the small things that you take for granted when younger have s...

Published by Niall McGahon on Thursday December 13 2018 11:00 AM

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How Writing About MS Makes My Life Better

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This week Willeke Van Eeckhoutte shares with us the value of writing about living with MS. She’s an award-winning, irrepressible blogger and we are delighted to have her continued contribution to the MS and Me team. When tasked with an article about writing and MS, my mind always does summ...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Friday November 02 2018 07:46 AM

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When I Had To Stop Working

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This week, Joan Jordan champions her professional revitalisation and shares with us all the joys of returning to the workforce.  Sorry for the spoiler in the title. You already know how this one is going to play out. Girl studies hard and gets a computer science place in Trinity College. G...

Published by Joan Jordan on Friday October 19 2018 11:13 AM

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Why MS Is My Secret

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This week the MS and Me AnonMS blogger, a health care professional, shares with us an insider’s perspective on disclosure. Does disclosing MS status lead to the condition overshadowing all other aspects of a person’s life and reduce them down to a diagnosis? There are times when I am...

Published by MS & Me AnonMS Blogger on Thursday May 17 2018 11:00 AM

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What They Just Don't Understand

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This week, in a letter to her nearest and dearest, Willeke Van Eeckhoutte puts down in words how she really feels. “What do you want me to say?” Dearly Beloved, What do you want me to say? What is it you don’t understand? When someone like you says, "Well, what do you wa...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Thursday May 10 2018 11:00 AM

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