Category Archives: Balance

113 Steps

When I started my exercise regime, Sarah Zahib of Continuum Fitness asked me what one of my fitness goals was. I thought about it for a moment. “I’m always asked to do this thing for my neurologist where I have … Continue reading

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Falling Through the Air

My left leg has been spasming for five days. It’s always in the same place, the thigh. The spams aren’t painful, but strong. They last for a few seconds, the longest has been close to thirty. Normally, my spasms come … Continue reading

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When the Invisible Becomes the Visible

I’m lucky, I know that. Unlike a lot of other people who suffer with Multiple Sclerosis or Cerebral Palsy, mine hide most of the time. I wear them under the skin and the way they affect my body usually can’t … Continue reading

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Pushing Past the Boundary

I took another step on my path to wellness this week. On Tuesday, I met with a personal fitness instructor. She designed a work out that I could do that kept my balance issues in mind. She took me through … Continue reading

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You Can Dance If You Want To

 On Friday, I went out for the first time in what felt like a lifetime. In a way, it was as my life is now divided into BMS (Before MS) and AMS (After MS). A group of us was going … Continue reading

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Getting Up Again

Today I had a fall at work. It was really quick and fairly painless. I went to get back into my chair and lost my balance. The chair slid away from me and I was on my knees. I had … Continue reading

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