MS & Me

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Grace Kavanagh
Grace Kavanagh
10 Oct 2019

World Mental Health Day

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.

Declan
Declan Groeger
26 Sep 2019

Make Way Day

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.

Robert Joyce
Robert Joyce and AnonyMS
13 Sep 2019

MS and Stress

This week we get to ‘listen in’ on a conversation between Robert Joyce and AnonyMS. They’re talking about MS and stress.

Keith Byrne and Son
Keith Byrne
06 Sep 2019

MS Readathon

This week Keith Byrne talks about the MS Readathon, his love of books and why he is reading the Irish – English Dictionary

Barbara Stensland
Barbara Stensland
16 Aug 2019

Looking Up When You Are Down

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.

Rosie McCormack and Keith Byrne
08 Aug 2019

Can I still have children if I have MS?

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.

Niamh McCarron
Niamh McCarron
01 Aug 2019

The “Right” MS Drug

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”.