Weekend Guide: 8 of the best events happening across Ireland
Weekend Guide: 8 of the best events happening across Ireland

Sarah Gill

This is an open letter to my hormones asking them to calm it
This is an open letter to my hormones asking them to calm it

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The local’s guide to Ardmore, Waterford
The local’s guide to Ardmore, Waterford

Hannah Stapleton

A dad’s divorce diary: ‘See you in court is an expensive phrase’
A dad’s divorce diary: ‘See you in court is an expensive phrase’

Amanda Cassidy

Page Turners: ‘Exile’ author Aimée Walsh
Page Turners: ‘Exile’ author Aimée Walsh

Sarah Gill

Is your workplace a generational echo chamber? It’s time to bridge the divide
Is your workplace a generational echo chamber? It’s time to bridge the divide

Victoria Stokes

I’ve been ugly and beautiful and the difference is depressing
I’ve been ugly and beautiful and the difference is depressing

Sophie White

Wedding supplier spotlight: Your Story. By Elle.
Wedding supplier spotlight: Your Story. By Elle.

Shayna Sappington

Mid-century cool meets contemporary Irish design in this Dublin seaside home
Mid-century cool meets contemporary Irish design in this Dublin seaside home

Orla Neligan

Calling all emerging Irish artists – NYX Hotel Dublin is looking for you
Calling all emerging Irish artists – NYX Hotel Dublin is looking for you

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‘I thought I was tired, busy and stressed. I had Multiple Sclerosis’


by Amy Lynch
21st Oct 2022

Nadia was busy in work and stressed. She was tired all the time and noticed she had lost weight. Doctors said she had a viral infection. Soon after she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). She talks to us about telling her partner, being pregnant with MS, her anger and why it’s not as scary as you might think.

For Nadia, it all started in 2015 when she was 35. She noticed numbness, tingling in the fingers and fatigue. “I was really busy at work and just kept putting it down to being busy, stressed.”  Nadia also noticed she had lost weight. She visited her doctor a few times, but was told that she had a viral infection. Nadia had no idea that these were the first steps on her MS journey. Nadia: “Being...

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