Jens Bansi - MS Conference 2018

Exercise and Vitamin D are Essential – MS Conference

On the 22nd of September 2018 I visited the Irish MS Conference in Athlone, Ireland. This is the first MS Conference I attended. Over the day I met other people with MS and to hear talks discussing exercise, mental health and an overview of MS and quality of life. Despite the different topics there was a consistent thread. As someone …

Holidays with Chronic Illness - Malaga, Spain

Holidays with Chronic Illness – Malaga, Spain

Holidays. We all look forward to the summer vacation. Visions of sunny, warm days spent with loved ones. My partner and I had been looking forward to our holiday in Malaga since we booked it several months ago. We booked an apartment that advertised as less than a 10-minute walk from the town centre and the beach. Perfect. However, over …

The Surprising Benefits Of Cycling For People With Disabilities

The Surprising Benefits Of Cycling For People With Disabilities

Living with a disability is often a frustrating experience, especially if your disability makes your lifestyle far more sedentary than you’d ideally like it to be. While your able bodied counterparts may have opportunities to vent the quotidian frustrations and annoyances of the day by going for a run, pumping some iron or punching the Hell out of a bag, …