On World Mental Health Day (10th October), Grace Kavanagh shares how she has learnt to recognise and embrace her own mental health issues and what different strategies she uses for coping.
MS & Me
This week Declan Groeger looks at the 'Make Way Day' campaign and urges everyone to consider the needs of people with disabilities in shared public spaces.
This week Niall McGahon shares his personal hopes and fears of life with MS
This week we get to ‘listen in’ on a conversation between Robert Joyce and AnonyMS. They’re talking about MS and stress.
This week Keith Byrne talks about the MS Readathon, his love of books and why he is reading the Irish – English Dictionary
This week Fergal Hughes shares his thoughts on life with MS, employment and the feeling of guilt after being made redundant.
This week Christina McDonald shares with us her first experience of MS Ireland’s 2018 conference and the reasons why she is attending the upcoming conference in Limerick this September.
I miss my heels. There, I’ve said it.
I was never one for those wickedly-towering stiletto spindles, just the comforting ‘lift’ a beautiful pair of Italian-crafted leather boots with a decent height gave me.
It’s a question many of us ask when diagnosed. While MS does not affect your fertility, there are still many considerations to make when thinking about starting a family; from what to do about medication to managing your fatigue and symptoms after the baby is born. Here Keith and Rosie discuss their experiences.
When it comes to managing MS, I’ve found that you could spend the rest of your life reading medical articles, blogs, Dr Google (not advised!) and some absolutely bonkers theories about medication and therapies. I know I am not the first, and won’t be the last, a person with MS who has gone down a rabbit hole of links online, leaping from one website to another. Looking at websites that tell me what I should be doing and ending up no further along than I was about 4 hours ago, when I had innocently decided “I’ll just read this one wee article”.