living with MS

2021 Patient Advocacy & Me, what an amazing year

2021 has been an eventful year. The COVID pandemic is still around and it has changed so many lives, for good and bad. For now, we do not know what further impact it will have, but I know its impact on me. In this post, I am going to share how it has helped shape …

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Malaga Airport: Treats the disabled like trash

Over the years, I have written a few posts about travelling with mobility issues. Usually they are informative (I hope) and generally positive. Recently I travelled to Malaga for a holiday. It was a tricky decision because of the pandemic, but we decided on balance it would be safe to use air travel and have …

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My 5 step strategy for overcoming anxiety

For the last few weeks my anxiety levels have been steadily climbing. It has been particularly difficult. Anxiety expresses itself in many ways, which include extra fatigue, poor concentration, irritability as well as physical symptoms, like upset stomach, frequent toilet breaks, to name a few. It is horrible and makes it very difficult to do …

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More pain and fatigue, because I did not pace myself

Pacing is very important when you live with MS. Over the last week my illnesses punished me with more pain and fatigue, because I forgot this rule.

A positive week after making a difficult decision

A positive week after making a difficult decision

The last week has been much easier since I stopped writing a post every day (you can read why I made this decision here). Suddenly I had time to do some exercise, head outside for a scooter ‘walk’ and yesterday we went to Galway to collect my new glasses. Everything happened with much less pressure, …

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How I make a difficult decision because of chronic illness

How I make a difficult decision because of chronic illness

On the 24th April I decided to embark on a massive challenge, to write a blog post every day for 100 days. Over the last 23 days I have written 21 posts, missing two days. One of which was yesterday. I have really enjoyed the process of having to write, share the content, and then …

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