If you have been diagnosed recently with MS, or you’ve had MS for years, looking for work can be incredibly scary and lead to feelings of unease. I’ve blogged about this topic before... but feel that it’s so important to talk about again at the moment as many people find themselves out of work. I … Continue reading Should I tell my work I have MS?
Hi everyone! I hope you’re safe and well. It feels like a long time since I connected with you all, but I’ve needed some time away to deal with this very unusual situation we have all been in. Now that is easing, I’m hoping my creative juices will get flowing again and I will be … Continue reading I’ll be back!
Hi everyone, sorry it has been a little while since I have written a blog. With the pandemic, I haven't felt particularly inspired to put pen to paper... I am coming to terms with a new normal, but the thought of being in some lock down situation for the remainder of the year is slightly … Continue reading Language of corona virus
One thing that has been really clear is that over the last few weeks, people who have MS and are on DMTs are in need of some clear and consistent guidelines on what to do in relation to isolation, and continuation or not of their treatment regime. There have been some recommendations, however differences have … Continue reading Am I classed as ‘extremely vulnerable?’
This is a little out of the usual for my blogging material but in light of the current world wide situation, some of my blogs are going to be less MS focused and more based on tips to help you get through the next few months. As we all have to make changes to our … Continue reading Saving money during corona
I haven’t written in a while but this is a new and unprecedented situation. I have found some new information and advice for people who are taking DMTs and thought I’d share that with you. Whilst this has been published by an advisory group in America, a lot of the information is still relevant to … Continue reading Updated information for people with MS – DMTs
Whether you are someone in the high risk category, you have some symptoms or you are someone who wants to prevent your exposure to the virus, self isolation may sound like a pretty sweet deal!? However, if you are more like me, you may find it really tough. As humans, we weren’t meant to be … Continue reading How to stay sane whilst you’re in self-isolation
So, are we all going to die, or will the corona virus fizzle out. In Italy the police driving along streets with loud speakers and warning people to keep indoors whilst in Britain, the government has decided not to close schools or call off major sporting events, and have not told people to stop going … Continue reading Update on corona virus – my opinion
As you know, I don’t blog more than once a week often however I feel it’s important to share updates on the response to corona virus. Leading neurologist, Professor Giovannoni has released information in his blog and will continue to do so as more information is known. I find these blogs easy to read and … Continue reading An update on COVID 19
I tried to observe mindfulness more recently as I’ve struggled with some difficulties at work and wanted to find a bit of space in my mind. So - I found a leaflet for the daytime meditation classes at the local centre. I braved walking in. That was the first step. Do you not find that … Continue reading My first trip to the local Buddhist Centre