Category Archives: Wellness

Meet the counselling team!

In October last year, we launched MS-UK Counselling, a brand new service for people living with multiple sclerosis (MS). We were delighted to welcome Nileema to the team as our Counselling Coordinator, and in December Jonathan and Wendy joined the … Continue reading

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Guest blog: Feeling the cold

In her latest blog Jo explores the effect of the cold on multiple sclerosis (MS), a very topical subject with temperatures dropping and the ‘threat’ of a white Christmas… Sometimes I feel a bit like Goldilocks when it comes to … Continue reading

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Guest blog: Overcoming MS, a personal journey

In this guest blog, Jamie Macpherson gives a personal account of how the ‘Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis’ program has helped with his multiple sclerosis (MS) and his life… My story is an interesting one as both I and my Mother have … Continue reading

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Guest blog: ‘How’d I get that?’

In this guest blog Doug Ankerman asks readers ‘How’d I get that?’ Doug, who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in 1997, is the author of the blog http://www.myoddsock.com… Let’s play the MSer’s favorite game of cuts, scrapes and bruises. … Continue reading

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Swinging 60s cyclothon!

Hi everyone, On Saturday 28 October our clients at Josephs Court got together for our swinging 60s cyclothon – and it was a great day! Thank you to everyone that got involved…you managed to clock up over 300 kilometres! Check out … Continue reading

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Guest blog: Asking for help

In her latest guest blog Chloe deliberates over ‘over-doing it’ with multiple sclerosis (MS) and how she has learned she has to ask for help… Ah, the havoc kid’s parties can create. Not only is the house a tip afterwards, … Continue reading

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5 ways to stave off colds this winter – flu vaccination

Our fifth and final blog this week in our series of how to stave off colds this winter is all about the flu vaccination… It’s a controversial subject – should you or shouldn’t you have it? Flu vaccination is estimated … Continue reading

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