Finding that Silver Lining

Hands up if your mental health has taken a nose dive this month. Yep, I’ve struggled at times too. Well probably 70% of this month if I’m honest. I’m still managing to try to find the positives in everything but we are having a lot of shite thrown our way at the moment. When I […]

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A Year of Blogging

Today is a year to the day since I decided to keep blogging for MS / health reasons! It actually came in really handy – I have an appointment with the neurologist at Frimley Park this coming week, so have been able to go back over all my posts and highlight when I’ve felt bad […]

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Glass Half Empty Today

All my posts lately have been very optimistic and positive as that is how I am the majority of the time. Today is not one of those days. Today I’m feeling sorry for myself and am quiet and grumpy. Today I am the horrible combination of being both tired and in pain. My mood change […]

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New Years, More Beers

I always find something quite ominous about New Years Eve and truth be told, I don’t like it very much. I don’t know why, but I find it a depressing day, so I figured I would write a blog about all the good things that 2020 has brought me – which to be fair in […]

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Disabled? More like Enabled.

I don’t like that word. What’s the first thing that pops into your head when you say ‘Disabled’? A wheelchair perhaps? The Oxford Dictionary defines it as – adjective; (of a person) having a physical or mental condition that limits their movements, senses, or activities. This a lot more of a broad brush term and something that […]

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Impostor Syndrome

Impostor syndrome is a psychological pattern in which an individual doubts their skills, talents or accomplishments and has a persistent fear of being exposed as a “fraud” This is how I feel when it comes to having MS. Not doubting my skills, talents and accomplishments but doubting the severity of my MS. I see and read […]

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A New Challenge

I don’t mean to brag but I’ve been feeling really good lately. I definitely think that the UK lockdown and lack of commute/less work stress/slower pace of life has done me some good. Those of you that have read my previous blog posts know that I dabble with a bit of indoor rowing. I have […]

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MS or not MS? Another MRI done.

All was going to well until last week. Thursday I treated myself to a day off of physical activity (even on rest days I’ll do a slow bike ride or walk if it’s not raining). Thursday after driving for 4 ish hours I noticed an excruciating pain in my right kneecap everytime I bent it […]

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