Meet Miranda

Miranda Olding, MS nurse, has joined the New Pathways columnist corner, so in this blog we find out all about our new writer…


mirandaName: Miranda Olding

Eye colour: Greeny brown

Occupation: MS Specialist nurse

Why I agreed to write a column for New Pathways:

I’ve written about things that I’ve learned that are useful in MS, for many years. This started in the Bedford MS Therapy Centre (where I work)’s quarterly newletter, and soon spilled out into a blog.

The ethos of the blog is Integrated Medicine – could be conventional, could be very much not mainstream – but if I find it can be useful for my patients and other people with MS, I want to share it! I’ve enjoyed reading New Pathways since I started as an MS Nurse back in 2004, so coming to do a column just felt like a natural step.

If I was a movie star, I’d be:

OMG! It would be easier to say who I’d LIKE to be – I’m really admiring Thandie Newton right now  but in reality – probably more …. Jim Carrey?

If I was a character in a book, I’d be:

Same response! In reality, probably someone who gets very inspired by ideals but also often trips on their face; Katy in What Katy did, or Dorothea in Middlemarch?

Three things I couldn’t live without:

Tea (with soya milk). Sunlight. Pringles terry towling trainer socks.

My greatest achievement:

My kids turning into decent people.

My motivation for doing what I do:

I believe that with kindness, and curiosity, we can always do better. There’s always more out there. I want to bring things that work to my patients.

My nickname: I don’t have one!

My catchphrase: You Can Do This!

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Bedford MS Therapy Centre, Chronic illness, disability, Guest blog, Integrated Medicine, MS, MS Specialist nurse, MS-UK, Multiple Sclerosis, New Pathways, Uncategorized, wellbeing, Wellness and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s