Monthly Archives: April 2011

A message from my friend Holly, who struggles with MS. She’s not alone, many live like this.

From Holly. This is not my life. I think she’s great and brave and someone in power in the UK should take note. I’m really not sure how to say all this without sounding like I am having the biggest … Continue reading

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There are bad weeks and then there are really bad weeks…

We’re sitting here in our lounge, watching our small cat die. He seemed to be fine one day and then suddenly ill and all the symptoms (which only began yesterday) pointed to tetanus. Whilst there was no obvious wound, our … Continue reading

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April is in my mistress’ face…

There wasn’t much music at my high school, but in my last couple of years there, the school employed its first music teacher and lo, there was a choir, which gave me great delight. This madrigal was one of the … Continue reading

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MS revenge: Why Jeremy Laurance’s MS article was a fiasco and we paid for it. With stress and worry. So, thanks!

Now, that feels better. There are times when you read something and just can’t help being overwhelmed by rage. I can now write my opinion on this particularly bad piece of journalism, it’s only been festering away since June 2010! … Continue reading

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Premonitions of relapse aren’t always 100% accurate…

In the week or so since my knee went through its huge ‘crunch’ and consequent swelling and inflammation, I’ve been experiencing more intense MS symptoms. They are familiar companions, nerve pain, fatigue, balance problems and they are rather like the … Continue reading

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