Category: World MS Day

Oh my god, I am (so not) dying!

Life with MS can be awkward. It can be puzzling. It is unquestionably easier said than done. It’s the little things that are happening inside your central nervous system that can make you stumble as if your body reinvents and transforms itself without your consent as if the ‘old’ you is suddenly not good enough anymore.

World MS Day 2016

As each day passes with life with MS, it’s worth noting that quite often, there is still a large information gap to be filled on a medical, emotional, societal and political level. Like many other disease groups, the MS community wants to enhance “Life with…” once a year in a bid to give more insight in what people without MS may otherwise take for … Read More World MS Day 2016

Irish public transport: access all areas?

“At this stage, I thought “Do I really have to walk with my coffin under my arm to get a seat when I’m physically leaning on a walking stick while holding the handrail as if it was my best friend?””

World MS Day 2013

World MS Day 2013 today. While my diagnosis gave me a lot to think about, it gave back so many things to cherish and love: friends that care, family that supports and a medical team that is ready to tackle my every need. While there might not be a cure yet, I feel blessed to have received a second chance on life to do … Read More World MS Day 2013

World MS Day 2013: stay positive

 

World MS Day 2013: raise awareness

World MS Day 2012

Tomorrow is World MS Day, highlighting the need for more research, better medication and spreading awareness of what MS is and what it does to people who have it. I often think that MS is a “lonely” illness. Because a lot of symptoms are misunderstood and/or not taken seriously by people who don’t have multiple sclerosis, MSers have to educate people in their environment … Read More World MS Day 2012

World MS Day 2012

Tomorrow is World MS Day, highlighting the need for more research, better medication and spreading awareness of what MS is and what it does to people who have it. I often think that MS is a “lonely” illness. Because a lot of symptoms are misunderstood and/or not taken seriously by people who don’t have multiple sclerosis, MSers have to educate people in their environment … Read More World MS Day 2012

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