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Christina McDonald and Mary Devereux
18 Apr 2019

MS and Anger

We don’t always have the words to explain how we’re feeling. But unless we do, how can we ever really process these emotions? This week, Christina McDonald and Mary Devereux consider anger.

Grace Kavanagh and Keith Byrne
11 Apr 2019

He Said/She Said: Bad MS Days

This week we get to ‘listen in’ on a conversation between Grace Kavanagh and Keith Byrne. They’re talking about the good days and the bad days, the ups and downs of life with MS and life in general. 

Teresa McShane
Teresa McShane
28 Mar 2019

Mother’s Day

This week Teresa McShane shares her mixed emotions about being a mum with MS and how she really feels about Mother’s Day 2019. 

Willeke
Willeke van Eeckhoutte
21 Mar 2019

The MS Grieving Process: Denial and Isolation

This week Willeke van Eeckhoutte delves into the universal experience of grieving after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. From the ever-popular denial to the stories we tell ourselves and to being present in your daily life, read on to discover how she found her way forward….  

Fergal Hughes and Willeke van Eeckhoutte
14 Mar 2019

He Said / She Said MS

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. 

Joan Jordan
Joan Jordan
07 Mar 2019

Brain Awareness Week

Next week is Brain Awareness Week (11th-17th March). This is a global campaign to raise awareness of brain research & all things neurological. Today, Joan Jordan speaks about her experience when first diagnosed with MS & how she’ll be joining the ‘I Love my Brain’ campaign.  

Katie St Lawerence
Katie St Lawrence
28 Feb 2019

MS in the Media and Entertainment

This week, Katie St Lawrence considers how MS is communicated. What is the impact of celebrity diagnoses, how do soap operas handle the complexities of living with the illness and how will the coverage of Selma Blair post-Oscars impact people with MS? Read on for her take on it all. 

Niamh McCarron
Niamh McCarron
21 Feb 2019

Rural Life with MS

This week Niamh McCarron writes on the joys of rural living and how her life, and access to medical services, has changed since moving to Dublin city. 

Christina McDonald and Niall McGahon
14 Feb 2019

MS and Romance

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.