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About I'M Still me.....

I'm an MS warrior and writer who enjoys Prosecco, chocolate, looking glamorous and who will NEVER go grey!

What shall I take on Holiday?

In the halcyon days before MS all I needed to pack for a holiday was my passport, ticket and money. OK,  I’m older now, not wiser but the luggage has got heavier and the allowance is lighter.  BMS (before MS) … Continue reading

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Shopaholic, me?

I’ve always loved shopping, I had my first weekend job when I was 14 and the thrill of having money to spend has been with me ever since. I’m very eclectic in what I buy, it’s not always clothes or … Continue reading

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Easy like Saturday morning!

Saturday morning, waking up late to a cup of tea in bed.  The birds are singing outside, and the radio is playing relaxing songs, the smell of bacon frying is wafting up the stairs. Life is easy and summer is … Continue reading

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Don’t fence me in….at least on sunny, dry days.

There are some things I’m quite good at: socialising, shopping and eating out. It’s always good to have somebody with you, but sometimes it’s fun to go it alone.  I know a table for one isn’t the best, however, at … Continue reading

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If I can get to The Grand Canyon …

Since I have been waging war against MS the biggest battles that I have fought have been in my own ‘back yard’. I’m a kind of ‘glass half full’ person and I couldn’t see MS ever getting the better part … Continue reading

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The Unpalatable Truth

I’ve had MS forty-odd years.  Before anyone feels sorry for me and says “You’re so brave, you cope so well!” Question: “What else do you want me to do?” Even with MS I have quite a good life; I go … Continue reading

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An open letter to Jeremy Hunt MP

Dear Mr Hunt, I am 60 years old and I’ve been voting Conservative since I was old enough to vote.  In the early 1980’s I was a paid up member of the Tory party and I was a great supporter … Continue reading

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Oh, my days!

I have a new guest for a fortnight, or maybe less, depending on how things go. When I found out that my mother-in-law would be on her own for fourteen days whilst my sister-in-law went on a holiday, I felt … Continue reading

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I Look Like a Bag of Old Jumble

MS is a funny old thing. Not funny-haha, but funny-odd. When I was diagnosed, a hundred years ago, I still worried about what I look like. Now, not so much. When I was 17, I used to wear really pretty … Continue reading

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Eurovision Misery

I watched the Eurovision Song Contest last Saturday. I sat through every song and nearly all the votes. When it was becoming clear to me that our entry was doing extremely badly, I gave up. It was past 11 o’clock, … Continue reading

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