Tag Archives: MS

Disabled People Can Do Anything

This July and August have been a summer of sport in the UK, with the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow followed by the European Athletics Championships in Swansea. The Glasgow games in particular received a lot of media coverage and a … Continue reading

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Learning to Live with Chronic Illness.

In the early years of my illness, I searched desperately for a cure. After diagnosis, I was told by a doctor (who knew less about my illness than the little that I did) that I could expect to recover within … Continue reading

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Neurological Alliance Survey

For those of you with a diagnosis of ME (or any other neurological condition) living in the UK, the Neurological Alliance have launched a nationwide survey to collect information about patient experiences of medical services. (I don’t know about you, but I … Continue reading

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ME Isn’t Tiredness

The other night as I switched on the TV I encountered the following exchange on the sitcom Benidorm: “My mother’s got MS.” “Sometimes think I’ve got that.” “You think you have MS?” “Yeah, sometimes. I read about it in a … Continue reading

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