101 Ways to be Happy #3: a day on the South Bank

Today is the three month anniversary of my discharge from hospital following my Lemtrada treatment. Since it was decided that I would have Lemtrada, a year and a few years ago, I've been on a special anti-listeria diet. It's been a challenge - no chilled ready-to-eat food, no unwashed salad or fruit, no cured meat… Continue reading 101 Ways to be Happy #3: a day on the South Bank

101 Ways to be Happy #2: thinking of spring

I had a notion that I was going to write a series of blog posts about 101 ways to stay happy in the face of whatever life throws at you, but after my first post on the subject (101 Ways to be Happy #1: five days on the Jurassic Coast), other stuff has got in… Continue reading 101 Ways to be Happy #2: thinking of spring

101 Ways to be Happy #1: five days on the Jurassic Coast

Coming to terms with a chronic, progressive illness is like a death by a thousand cuts. It's grieving, but it's not like the standard grieving process, where you pass through the five stages from denial, occasionally cycling backwards but ultimately ending up at acceptance.¬†Accepting MS is something I have to do over and over, each… Continue reading 101 Ways to be Happy #1: five days on the Jurassic Coast