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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

Healthy Living with MS · OMS

Reflections on OMS

Brilliant post by She Dances With Spoons – all about the Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis lifestyle ✨🌱💪

She Dances with Spoons

The universe has a benevolence that wantsus to live

As I sat there, a single face among a group of 37 other MS warriors, I became transfixed by the sentence. Here I was listening to the harrowing, sometimes gut wrenching but ultimately hope-filledstory of our facilitator’s life that brought her to that very point in time, and that single sentence decided to glue itself to my heart – Tarzan grip style.

In that moment I felt hope.

I greeted hope for what she was; the ship that had carried me this far without me acknowledging it until that point, thinking I was really being moved along by sheer grit.

Hope is the single most powerful and intangible gift I took away with me from the Gawler Foundation’s Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis retreat in the Yarra Valley.

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The tools , knowledge and awareness I had consumed throughout the week had equipped…

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Healthy Living with MS · OMS · Recipes · Spoonie Parenting

A Child-Approved Green Veg Risotto

Another recipe from me which I just felt that I had to share.  Not least because both kids cleared their plates, with no cajoling or bribery needed. This risotto is: creamy comforting filling healthy plant-based I use the oven baking method, so no need to stand over the hot cooker.  Vegan parmesan (made from cashews,… Continue reading A Child-Approved Green Veg Risotto