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05-Dec-2018

e-newsletter December 2018

e-newsletter December 2018
  “Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” -Marcel Proust Wow! Here we are already at the end of 2018. The older I get the faster the years fly by. The end of the year is always a good time for reflection and the MS Auckland team has been busy looking at how we can continue to meet the needs of people affec... Read more
14-Nov-2018

e-newsletter November 2018

e-newsletter November 2018
  ‘Failing to plan is planning to fail.’ Throughout 2018 the MS Auckland Committee has been undergoing a planning process to prepare the organisation for the future. As developments in MS treatments expand and the use of technology grows the needs of people living with MS will change. It is very likely that MS Auckland will look differently in the future than it does today. We wa... Read more
15-Oct-2018

e-newsletter October 2018

e-newsletter October 2018
  “It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it”  The other day I saw a shop filled with Christmas decorations and I could just feel the stress build up inside me! It’s nearly Christmas and there is so much I still need to do before the year ends! And then I just had to stop and breathe. I can carry stuff well, most of the time. Often it is just a matter of s... Read more
17-Sep-2018

e-newsletter September 2018

e-newsletter September 2018
‘I just found out I’m colour blind. The diagnosis came completely out of the purple’. ‘Claustrophobic people are more productive thinking out of the box’. The jokes at the Comedy Classic were much funnier than the ones above! I still have a smile on my face after last week’s fantastic night, which kicked off MS Awareness Week and raised lots of funds for MS. Huge thanks to Sam Smith... Read more
08-Aug-2018

e-newsletter August 2018

e-newsletter August 2018
“When you can’t find the sunshine, be the sunshine” Sometimes it seems that winter just goes on and on. I’m dreaming of summer - long hot days, ocean swims, evening walks... When I start to feel too blue about winter I remind myself of the above quote. It works wonders I have lots to share with you today. Happy reading! 1. People with Parkinson’s group invite us to their talk with Sir... Read more
05-Jul-2018

e-newsletter July 2018

e-newsletter July 2018
“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much” Helen Keller Greetings! I have another full newsletter for you today. There is so much happening in the MS Community – always something new to learn, share and take part in. I hope there is something here of interest to you. 1.   Advocating PHARMAC for increased access to MS treatments 2.   Invitation from AUT... Read more
06-Jun-2018

e-newsletter June 2018

e-newsletter June 2018
“One kind word can warm three winter months” – Japanese Proverb As I sit and write this with my scarf wrapped around my neck and a hot cup of tea close by I’m reminded of the Japanese Proverb written above. Isn’t it true how kind words can warm! This month is our big fundraising event, Life Buoy for MS. I am pleased to say that we have completely sold out! Thank you to ev... Read more
08-May-2018

e-newsletter May 2018

e-newsletter May 2018
  Research is creating new knowledge. – Neil Armstrong I am so excited about our Research Day this year. We are thrilled to have a wonderful line up of three presenters for our Research Day who will talk on Brain Health, Cognition and Diet. They will take us through some of the latest evidence and research on these topics. I’m so very excited to hear them! This is a free event, h... Read more
12-Apr-2018

e-newsletter April 2018

e-newsletter April 2018
Life’s most persistent and urgent question is ‘what are you doing for others?’ – Martin Luther King Yesterday we had our Annual General Meeting. We reported on the 2017 year – our activities, events and our financial standing. We also elected the Committee members for the coming year. Being on the Committee is a volunteer position. Committee members give their time, knowled... Read more
20-Mar-2018

e-newsletter March 2018

e-newsletter March 2018
“Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.” George Eliot March is officially autumn here in the southern hemisphere. Coming from Canada, this took a bit of getting used to for me. After 30 years I still think about March as springtime. I love the autumn season though – not too hot and not too cold... Read more

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