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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

Spoonie Parenting

Rocking Motherhood in 10 different ways – despite chronic illness

When I saw that Natalie from Surviving Life's Hurdles tagged me in a post about 'Rocking Motherhood', I felt both flattered and a bit nervous.  If you ask my husband, one of the biggest things that I worry about is being a good mum to our kids (aged 9 and 7) despite me having MS.  I stress… Continue reading Rocking Motherhood in 10 different ways – despite chronic illness

Spoonie Parenting

Children’s Parties for Spoonie Parents

So, we have survived my daughter's 7th birthday party!  A couple of months ago, I decided to mistakenly  ask her what she wanted to do for her birthday: a lovely family day out at the beach?  A trip to see Disney on Ice?  Going to a pottery studio?  No! A pizza party at home with a few… Continue reading Children’s Parties for Spoonie Parents