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Back to Work and (Almost) Famous!

It's only Wednesday, and I have had a pretty eventful week so far.  Many of you may know that I am currently off on long term sick leave from work and have been since May; I was struggling so much in regards to fatigue and mobility in work that I suddenly just felt that couldn't… Continue reading Back to Work and (Almost) Famous!

Healthy Living with MS · OMS · Recipes

Obsessive, Moi?

As regular readers will know, I follow the Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis (OMS) lifestyle approach to help me feel in control of my MS.  The fundamentals of OMS are explained here and, believe me, in regards to diet, it was a huge lifestyle shift for me.  Gone are the dairy milk chocolate bars dunked in tea and the boxes of melted… Continue reading Obsessive, Moi?

Spoonie Parenting

5 Ways That I Help My Children To Understand MS

My children have only ever known me as their Mum with Multiple Sclerosis (MS).  I was diagnosed 14 years before my first child was born and, although I was physically very well for the first few years of my children's lives, they claim they can't remember me not having MS symptoms.  I have always been… Continue reading 5 Ways That I Help My Children To Understand MS

Body · Healthy Living with MS · Living · Medicine · MS Life · OMS

This is My MS – Lifestyle

This is my last blog post in the 'This is My MS' series (see here for my post about my physical symptoms and here for my post about my mental health).  I know that I am very nosy eager to hear about how others try to manage their MS and the symptoms they have, so I thought that I would… Continue reading This is My MS – Lifestyle

Living · MS Life

This is my MS – physical symptoms

One thing that I have realised after living with multiple sclerosis for almost 25 years is just how variable it is.  I was initially diagnosed as having 'relapsing remitting' MS (RRMS).  I was never sure when the next relapse would arrive.  At one point, I went a whole 8 years without a relapse, feeling great with… Continue reading This is my MS – physical symptoms