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Hidden disabilities of my MS

Hidden disabilities of my MS

My MS diagnosis was 25 years ago. Little relapses were always followed by a remission. I was working and leading a perfectly normal life or so it seemed to an outsider. In 2000 my remissions stopped. The anxiety, bladder and walking problems of MS became permanent and they also slowly got worse and worse. An […]

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#ThinkHand Campaign for Advanced Multiple Sclerosis

#ThinkHand Campaign for Advanced Multiple Sclerosis

I attended the launch of the #ThinkHand campaign for advanced multiple sclerosis by Barts MS Health at the Bankside Gallery in Southwark on Thursday 22 February. I have advanced MS and this is a big step in the right direction. My multiple sclerosis I can still walk, but it is a very slow walk and […]

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Life before diagnosis of multiple sclerosis

Life before diagnosis of multiple sclerosis

I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1995 but my journey started much earlier. In 1972, only 18, I was in the pub having some beers with a couple of friends. Suddenly I had the urge to go to the loo but when I went nothing happened. I didn’t think anything of it at the […]

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