“Nobody ever mentions the weather can make or break your day” It’s great drying weather out there. The clock’s have sprung forward and it couldn’t have come quick enough. The inevitable “There’s a great stretch in the evening” memes are more than welcome this year. Honestly, it’s felt like a Game of Thrones type of… Continue reading I just… felt like Running.
I recently signed up for a 10km jog in Dublin city centre on November 22nd. This is the first organised run that I’ve ever signed up for. And it’s given me some well needed motivation. The jog is called Run in the Dark. So that’s exactly what I did this evening – went for a… Continue reading Wild is the Wind
“How we are in the future will be founded on how we behave today” I classify as a newly diagnosed person with MS. That is; I’ve been diagnosed within the last 3 years. Diagnosis for me came within a few months of my MS symptoms making their way to the surface. I’ve heard stories of people having… Continue reading Phoenix from the Flames
1. MS is a cloud. A dark cloud that rarely allows light in. 2. MS is darkness. 3. MS is uncertainty. 4. MS is malicious. 5. MS is an awakening. 6. MS is a different view of the world. 7. MS is a slap in the face. 8. MS is tiredness. 9. MS is numbness.… Continue reading 101 ways to describe MS
juggernaut ˈdʒʌɡənɔːt/ a huge, powerful, and overwhelming force. The last couple of years have been a real rollercoaster for my wife and I to say the least. Beginning with our engagement followed by my MS diagnosis, her father sadly passing away, me graduating from college, her changing jobs, our wedding and now to top it all… Continue reading Juggernaut
“Every paper that you read says tomorrow’s your lucky day. Well here’s your lucky day. It really really really could happen.” Oasis or Blur? The great-Britpop rivalry is over 21 years old. Do you know what that means? It means I’m no spring chicken! I remember getting Blurs ‘The Great Escape’ and Oasis’ ‘(What’s the… Continue reading Uncover What’s Sleeping in your Soul
Thumper greets you like a naughty mate. The one who likes to steal and get you in bother. The one you can never bring yourself to hate. It was a rare sunny Friday in April. I was off work to focus on college but was also booked in for an MRI in Smithfield. I got… Continue reading A Disturbance in the Force Part Deux: Wherefore art thou Thumper?
I have a friend I haven’t told you about yet. Well he’s more of a nuisance that I’ve become accustomed with. He lives in my left ear and likes to remind me he’s there at the most inopportune times. He’s a bit like Drop Dead Fred in that way. He basically just bates at my… Continue reading A Disturbance in the Force Part 1
A year ago, I met with a neurologist who told me I was going to relapse. It was only a matter of when. This was less than a month after being told that it was evident I had MS. My symptoms hadn’t improved since then so how could I relapse from something I hadn’t even… Continue reading Agreeing Terms
Last night we went to see Jersey Boys in the Bord Gais Energy Theatre on Grand Canal Dock. I work just around the corner so I stayed in the office while I waited for Michelle to come in and meet me. She was working late so we would only have time to go and… Continue reading Brown Hula Hoops