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Career Success with MS

By Catherine Brooks

When I experienced my first MS attack I was 23. I was super fit, spending a lot of time at the gym and going on hour-long beach walks every night. On one such walk, I noticed that I had pins and needles in my feet. That night, the sensation moved up my legs and by the next morning I was feeling very strange. I went off to the local GP who said I’d probably pinched a nerve during a weight session and...


Pregnancy, work and MS – my top tips to help you manage it all

By Catherine Brooks

Nine months ago I excitedly reported to my GP to let her know the good news – I was 6 weeks pregnant! I discovered I was pregnant when my period was late, my boobs hurt and I couldn’t eat breakfast – it took a while but I finally put it all together and did a test (and then four more just to be sure!). My husband and I had...


To tell or not to tell? A challenge worth exploring

By Catherine Brooks

I’ve been living with Multiple Sclerosis for 9 years, but it wasn’t until the 9th March 2015 that I officially came out here to the world as living with MS.

Coming out was scary and nerve-wracking. It was also incredibly empowering and I’m glad I did it. But before I made this big public...

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