Laurel Miller was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2014 on March 20th. It’s a date that sticks in her mind because it was the day everything changed. This is her story.
An important cog in the system
Chilterns MS Centre Patron, Trishna Bharadia, has not let multiple sclerosis (MS) stop her from leading a full and busy life. Since her diagnosis she has been active in promoting awareness of MS and in advocating for others. Here she talks about some of the challenges she has faced and how the people, community and...
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
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
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...
Feeling a sense of belonging at the Chilterns MS Centre
Steve describes how the Centre gives you a sense of belonging, community and support. He would advise anyone with MS to get involved and get the support they need.
BBC South Today Visits The Centre
On Wednesday 13 April we were delighted to be featured on BBC South Today, here is the footage.
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.
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 proactive approach to managing his symptoms through exercise has had many positive benefits on his daily life.
Despite having MS, Jane is determined to carry on working in the job she loves.
Amanda's fatigue made competitive swimming difficult until she learned how to manage it with help from our Fatigue Management Course.