Blog Articles, tagged with: Multiplesclerosis

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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Living with Primary Progressive MS

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This week Mary Deveraux shares with us her experience of Primary Progressive MS. Akin to the big stories we’re all familiar with, PPMS brings unexpected twists to life no-one ever expects.  Living with Primary Progressive MS is like starting a new book, with a difference. Each and eve...

Published by Mary Deveraux on Friday May 04 2018 08:00 AM

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Diagnosed with MS. Now What?

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This week Christina McDonald goes deep into the experience of being diagnosed with MS. From being scared and grieving, she’s learned to doing things differently. More than ever before, she’s chasing her dreams.  There was something in the words “You have MS” that fil...

Published by Christina McDonald on Thursday April 19 2018 11:00 AM

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Life’s Lessons Learned by the MS & Me Blog Team

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With a combined 175 years of living with the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis, the MS & Me blog team shares some golden nuggets of lessons learned. We asked our cadre of MS & Me bloggers what lessons they might have learned living with multiple sclerosis. Our editorial team was surprised ...

Published by MS & Me Blog Team on Thursday April 12 2018 11:00 AM

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MS Fatigue

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Read the first blog for MS and Me from Katie St. Lawrence (24). She shares her experience of what it means to have fatigue, how she deals with it and how, thanks to being strategic about rest, energy and listening to her body, life is as enjoyable as ever. I never knew when I was first diagnosed...

Published by Katie St. Lawrence on Thursday April 05 2018 11:03 AM

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MS Bucket List

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Do you have a bucket list? This week for her first blog, Rosie McCormack writes about hers and how she dealt with all the holes in her bucket list post-diagnosis.  About six months before the relapse that led to my diagnosis, I was out running and I suddenly became so aware of how lucky I w...

Published by Rosie McCormack on Thursday February 22 2018 12:00 PM

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