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A million miles from where we started
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A million miles from where we started

A member of Chilterns MS Centre since 2013, Jenny tells us about the moment she was diagnosed with MS, how it changed her life, and how she learned to live a full and meaningful life again. Jenny knew something wasn’t quite right with her overall health in the three years leading up to her diagnosis....

Getting a better perspective on life
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Getting a better perspective on life

Life before my diagnosis was normal, says Mat Sparrow, a member of the Chilterns MS Centre who has lived with the chronic neurological condition that is multiple sclerosis for over 15 years. I worked for myself with my own electrical business, enjoyed normal family life – going on camping holidays, bike rides and walking the...

Creating a positive ripple effect
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Creating a positive ripple effect

The Centre is there for its members and their families and carers I am sure that I’m not the only one who leaves a session at the Chilterns MS Centre with a new spring in their step (sometimes only metaphorically), writes Nick Hayward-Cook, a member of the Centre for several years. I attend the Oxygen...

Nathan’s Story
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Nathan’s Story

Nathan was 36 when he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis but had recently moved to Wendover so the Chilterns MS Centre was right on his doorstep.

Gareth’s Story
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Gareth’s Story

The Centre has helped Gareth to understand and manage his energy levels, allowing him to keep doing some of the things he loves.

Peter’s Story
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Peter’s Story

Peter's proactive approach to managing his symptoms through exercise has had many positive benefits on his daily life.

Jane’s Story
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Jane’s Story

Despite having MS, Jane is determined to carry on working in the job she loves.

Amanda’s Story
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Amanda’s Story

Amanda's fatigue made competitive swimming difficult until she learned how to manage it with help from our Fatigue Management Course.

Sarah’s Story
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Sarah’s Story

To Sarah, getting down to her grandchildrens' level to play with them was one of the best things in life. Getting back up again was less so.

Patrick’s Story
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Patrick’s Story

Patrick finds even small tasks, like putting on his coat, take time and effort. But he is determined no to let his MS stop him achieving what he wants.

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