Learning from adversity Learning from my chronic illnesses has been a goal of mine. Ever since I was diagnosed decades ago. I am firm in the belief that the adversity that arrives at your door is for a reason. How you choose to react to this, apparently, negative event in Continue Reading
Am I fooling myself? I am serious. What is the point in trying to develop my skills? I am disabled. It is so easy to take the route of giving up on improving myself as a person. It would be much less painful to spend the whole day watching TV, Continue Reading
Look after your mental health “Look after your mental health” is really a sub-category of Tip 2 – Be Healthy. When you have a chronic illness that has no cure your life is thrown upside down. At no stage in your upbringing have you been taught the skills of how Continue Reading
So what should I do? I am faced with a choice, and I know that I have to get some more information, but a decision is looming. Up to 3 years ago I was virtually symptom-free of my MS. I had been using LDN (Low Dose Naltrexone) for 10 years Continue Reading
Living with MS – Accepting the Challenge Accepting the challenge of living with MS is a choice that you have to actively make. 25 years ago when I was diagnosed was when I first realised that this disease required a different mindset to what I had coming out of university, Continue Reading
I don’t want to succumb This morning I woke at 7:45. A little earlier than usual. On Saturdays I like to sleep in, and catch up on some rest. One of the symptoms that I have with my Multiple Sclerosis is fatigue. For those of you who don’t have fatigue Continue Reading
Who is Robert Joyce?
Hi Everyone Thank you for checking out my blog. I hope there will be some content that you will find of benefit to you. I would like to give you some background on who I am. Background I am 48 years old (born in 1969) and live in Connemara, Ireland. Continue Reading