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Iris

What do you do when you see a study purporting to show that a particular activity or lifestyle choice is associated with improved outcomes for people with MS?  Are you the first to give it a go?  Or have you perhaps become a bit jaded after reading too many (sometimes contradictory) suggestions...

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As I ponder the passing of another year, I sigh with relief. Yes, I actually did survive, I am still standing. (Heaven only knows how.) I may have lost a few of my faculties and brain cells but I remain mostly intact. I turn my thoughts to the year ahead and contemplate what...

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Pondering my year, as I do, I'm not surprised to alight on the fact it’s been a seriously challenging 354 days and a period of time I will be glad to see the back of.  Lets just say it’s pretty much been the year from hell. Even the year I separated was not as bad as this year. Stress, upon...

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Sometimes I ponder my romantic future and wonder how the hell I’m ever going to meet someone. Well it’s certainly not going to be in my workplace, where probably 97% of the employees are female, 1% of the sparse male population are gay. Which is a shame because I’m just so attracted to...

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Magnolia blossom

I’m lucky to have a small garden where I live.  For years I mainly filled it with easy to grow flowering things like daisies, geraniums and lavender  - the sort of plants you can admire in someone else’s garden and then take a cutting and get them started in your own.  As I got a bit more...

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Relaxed cat

Samuel posted something pretty special today.  It’s thoughtful, thought-provoking, honest, potentially controversial and really worth the ten minutes or so it will take you to read it through.  Frankly, I wondered if I should wait a few days before putting up my small offering for this week...

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Exhausted worker

In any blog about living with “invisible” MS, it’s inevitable that fatigue has to come up.  Like most aspects of MS, I suspect this one is different for each of us, but the unifying thing about fatigue is that most people with MS...

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