Carla Callaghan Carla is our Press and PR Officer in Scotland. She manage press coverage, writes and makes content, deals with press enquiries and makes sure we are represented in the Scottish media. Share this page Share this page on Twitter (opens in a new window) Share this page on Facebook (opens in a new window) Blogs by Carla Read more blogs from our MS community 5 ways we got loud during MS Week This year for MS Week we got loud for MS specialist nurses, and the fantastic work they do across Scotland to support people with MS. "Being an MS nurse is a truly specialist role" An MS specialist nurse explains what her work involves and how she supports people with MS to live well. How my role as an MS nurse makes a difference I have been an MS specialist nurse for three years. Before me, there was no MS nurse service in this area of Scotland, so I've had the opportunity to create a service that best fits the needs of this remote and rural MS population. What its like to be diagnosed with MS at 16 part two Zoe was just 16 when she was diagnosed with relapsing remitting MS. In part two of her blog series, she talks about the journey to finally reaching a diagnosis. Billy Talent drummer Aaron Solowoniuk on having MS Aaron Solowoniuk, drummer for Canadian band Billy Talent has been living with MS for over 15 years. He speaks about diet, exercise and his aims to drum again following a relapse. What its like to be diagnosed with MS at 16 years-old Zoe is an 18-year-old student who is writing a blog series on what it was like to be diagnosed with MS at 16 when she was about to sit her exams. Government consultation on social security is real opportunity to change system There is a real opportunity to change the disability benefits system and create something new which has dignity and respect at its core. MS diagnosis was devastating but I turned my life around Former marine Paul Kerr writes about his shock MS diagnosis and how a positive outlook has helped him grab every opportunity. Braving Tough Mudder after diagnosis to challenge MS In his first ever blog, Scott discusses taking part in Tough Mudder not long after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Walking my way to raising cash and awareness of MS Colin Barclay gives some advice on training for walking events after taking part in the Aberdeen Kilt Walk where he raised over £1100. Taking part in triathlon was a personal highlight Hannah Lithgow talks about taking part in her first triathlon and how she and her mum have raised over £4,000 through various events. Using a wheelchair to running the Loch Ness Marathon 10K Gail Sutherland says her first Loch Ness Marathon 10K was ‘nerve-racking’ but considering her MS had meant Gail needed to use a wheelchair, we think she’s nothing short of an inspiration! My life with PPMS - Jenny's story Mum-of-three Jenny Potter writes about living with Primary Progressive MS (PPMS), her family and how she'd like to find a job again. Yoga and MS My name is Derek McCambley, and I was diagnosed with relapsing remitting MS in 2005.