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 …

Pumpkin seed flour cake - Autoimmune Diet

Recipes: Treats for the Autoimmune Community

In the last few months I have been looking at changing my diet (see my post about diet). Up to now I  follow the Swank diet. This diet removes all processed food, and anything from the cow. It also doesn’t like frying. As an Irishman not being able to eat a traditional Irish breakfast (eggs, rashers, sausages, black & white …

How To Help A Family Member With Addiction Problems

Addiction: How To Help A Family Member With Problems

Addiction is so difficult for the person that is suffering, but it’s also an incredibly hard situation for the family and friends of that person. Seeing a loved one going through a hard time like that can be very emotionally draining, especially if they’re going back and forth without ever getting better. If they’re ever going to recover, they’ll need …

WEGO Health Awards

WEGO Health Awards Nomination

WEGO Heath Award It is exciting to be nominated for the WEGO Health Best in Show – Blog & Rookie of the Year Awards in the 2018 WEGO Health Awards. WEGO Health is a mission-driven company connecting healthcare with the experience, skills, and insights of patient leaders. They are the world’s largest network of patient leaders, working across virtually all health conditions and …

Living with chronic illness - Travel

Living with chronic illness – the challenge of travel.

Travel can be difficult when you have a chronic illness. Needing to plan and prepare for the obstacles that are common for your illness. This is how I live within the rules of my disease. Travel to Dublin Today I attended a meeting of the MS & Me blogging group. (If you would like to read the posts, click here).This …

Transition Day

Living with chronic illness – Transition Day – A 30 Minute Life

Transition – Living with chronic illness Life is a series of changes – transition. Some are unexpected, and other you know will happen. I now have to finish the work that I do because I cannot walk fast enough. This is how I am adapting to this transition. Life is a series of transition when we change from one way …

Living with chronic illness – 5 tips for newly diagnosed

Living with chronic illness – 5 tips for newly diagnosed Being diagnosed with a chronic illness, like multiple sclerosis, can be devastating. In this post I let you know my experience after being diagnosed and the 5 tips to help you. “Just keep doing what you are doing”. That is exactly what I was recommended to do by my neurologist …