Stories for people affected by MS, by people affected by MS.
MS is different for everyone - we hope this blog reflects this.
Life is not always fair. If things were different, what would you be doing? Really?
It’s easy to blame MS for stealing previously laid plans, but in truth the chances are that life would be very different now, regardless of your surprise with dealing with MS too.
I’ve put myself on a data diet. My mobile phone bills are too high, I feel addicted to my iPhone, and I’ve been getting wound up by things I read on Facebook or Twitter at night and not sleeping very well.
I caught a cold last week. It’s the nasty bug that’s doing the rounds. I had a headache, a cough and sniffles. Exactly the sort of symptoms you would expect if, most of the time, you are healthy. What I wasn’t expecting was the sharp exacerbation in my MS.
While MS brings with it various frankly unwelcome consequences, an unexpected side effect I’ve experienced is of losing my inhibitions. Well ... some of them!
Since the festive decorations are going up in town and Christmas adverts have started on the TV, I decided it was time I tackle my New Year's resolutions.
I only made three this year:
Ever since my wife Caryn and I settled into our new home in a small town in the wilds of West Kerry, we’ve been enveloped in a different way of life. I admit that the Ireland we shifted to in our heads is the country thirty of forty years back.
Last month I set myself a challenge to write a list of ten good things about having MS. I realise now that was ridiculous.