Popular Sports For People Who Use Wheelchairs

Popular Sports For People Who Use Wheelchairs

Using a wheelchair doesn’t mean that you can’t be active. In fact, there are plenty of ways for you to keep fit, one of the most popular being sports. As well as the physical benefits, wheelchair sports are also a great way to relieve stress and tension, boost your body Continue Reading

My Life With MS & Chronic Pain – Week 2

A 30 Minute Life - Week 2

Week ending 7 October 2018 What a week!! Full of ups, and downs. But that is the reality of life. If you take part, then things will happen. Some of them good, and others bad. At the end you look back and think;  “How did I survive it?” On Friday Continue Reading

Staying Strong When Your Health Gets You Down

Staying Strong When Your Health Gets You Down

Being told you have a health problem is a huge blow. However, most people wrap their head around it and find ways to cope. Still, it doesn’t mean the journey is over. Like all trips, there are ups and downs and fluctuations which test your resolve. One minute everything is Continue Reading

Minimising a Disability’s Impact On Your General Life

Minimising a Disability’s Impact On Your General Life

A disability will inevitably have some sort of effect on your life in general. It will make completing certain day to day tasks difficult, and you may suffer from negative symptoms pertaining to the condition. But there are steps that you can take to minimise the impact that a disability Continue Reading

My Life with MS – Week 1

On my way home from work - Killary Harbour

Week ending 30 September 2018 In this blog I have been sharing parts of my life, and how I am living with multiple sclerosis and chronic pain. Concentrating on a specific event that has happened in my week has been the fuel for my writing. For the next few weeks Continue Reading

Exercise and Vitamin D are Essential – MS Conference

Jens Bansi - MS Conference 2018 - Talking about exercise

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 Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

5 Ways In Which You Can Helped A Loved One In Later Life

5 Ways In Which You Can Helped A Loved One In Later Life

Your parents and other elderly relatives spent years providing for you. So, it’s only right that you wish to return the favour as they get a little older. Not only do they face the bodily changes of ageing, but they also live at a time where the world is changing Continue Reading