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Welcome to Uninterrupted - Personal stories about the realities of MS

When LGBT meets MS - Q & A with Periklis Papaloukas

I recently participated in a study exploring the experiences of people in the Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender (GLBT) community living with MS. It was really great to be interviewed for this research, because it was the first time I had been asked about my experiences as a gay man living...

It's Only the Beginning

When I was initially diagnosed with MS, I read a lot of stories online that suggested my life would now virtually be over. My neurologist had told me “whatever you do, don’t go home and sift through Google results about MS”. Although I understood that this was certainly great advice...

I'm Melting

OMG! It's 10am and it's already hot. Thirty-five degrees hot!

MS and heat are not friends. In fact, they are strange bed fellows. Just a rise of 0.2 degrees to 0.5 degrees in body temperature can cause all or some of your MS symptoms to poke their little heads into your...

Song for MS: Q&A with Marie Wilson

I thought I'd try something a little bit different for my latest blog, and post a Q&A session with an Australian musician, Marie Wilson, who is collaborating with the MS Community to create a 'Song4MS', and raise funds for MS Research Australia...

Hard Choices

Last year I struck up an email friendship with an amazing person.  Clever, witty, intelligent and above all gentle. I’m going to call this person James, just to protect their identity a little but those of you who know this person will understand, who it is I’m talking about. I just wanted to...

Lines in the sand
Lines in the sand

Some lines in the sand are like solid stone walls that will never shift.  Others are more like children’s sand-drawings that will wash gently away with the next incoming tide. Some of mine have started out immovable, only to erode and change over time.

I drew a line that I once thought...