Happy World MS Day!

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Let’s do our bit to advance research until we find a cure. and be part of the solution instead of the problem!

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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.

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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 […]

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World MS Day 2015 Around the World

For the second year in a row, ‘Access‘ is the main topic of World MS Day.   Access means a lot of things, so do volunteer in if you want to help others achieve everyday issues. Don’t forget to tag your events with #strongerthanMS and @WorldMSDay. Access Our campaign theme for 2015 is access: access […]

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World MS Day 2015

For more on World MS Day 2015, check these links: Twitter – Tweet @WorldMSDay and/or use #strongerthanMS Facebook – World Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Day Instagram – worldmsday YouTube – World MS Day Pinterest – World MS Day ©Willeke Van Eeckhoutte and Ireland, Multiple Sclerosis & Me, 2011-2015. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without […]

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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?””

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World MS Day 2014 in Ireland

Wednesday, May 28th is World MS Day. All over the world, people will organise events, wear orange, volunteer, work and/or attend conferences to raise awareness about an illness that so far, still cannot be cured. While 2014 is the ‘European Year of the Brain,’ this year’s World MS Day theme is ‘Access.’ Whether this means […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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