Stories for people affected by MS, by people affected by MS.
MS is different for everyone - we hope this blog reflects this.
Before MS, I didn’t really have to deal with pain much; it was mainly a case of taking the odd paracetamol for a headache.
People often comment on how great it is that I live my life to the full.
Truth be told, my MS diagnosis six years ago was a turning point. I realised I’d been trundling along. Constantly putting things off "for another day".
After a trip to the ‘buckle’ of the Bible Belt, blogger Trevis Gleason wonders about the place religion has in your life with MS.
When the clocks went back my body became more off balance and my legs got wobbly, I also got tired a lot more quickly.
I noticed it’s the same for some of my friends with MS. Maybe it’s the cold that affects our bodies or maybe the lack of sunshine.
When it dawned on my partner Sarah and I that we would be turning 30 soon, we knew we had to take the trip of a lifetime to celebrate (or commiserate).
We immediately thought of New York.
I was diagnosed with MS eight years ago, but I was 7 when I first got sent to hospital with neurological symptoms. So really, I’ve lived with MS all my life.
The words “Trishna” and “easy life” don’t go hand-in-hand. I’m a challenger. Always have been. I like to see how far I can push myself.
Last month I was busy writing a poem every day for my #IchallengeMS poetry challenge. Some days I wrote two because I had 38 poetry requests.
The fabulous people who have been requesting poems have also donated to the MS Society; so far we’ve raised £580.
Choosing to have a family, in the knowledge that you have MS, is never easy.
It's a huge life changing decision, even when you're well, so I would never pretend that my choice was simple. However, it was fairly uncomplicated.