Category Archives: Walking

Embracing the Changing Landscape

If having Multiple Sclerosis has taught me anything, it’s to try to embrace change, however much I dislike it. I had another MRI in April of this year, my first in a while. I finally had my MRI follow up … Continue reading

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Living My Best Life Two Steps at a Time

I was talking to one of my friends about the pain levels I live with. The pain has been so bad lately. In the morning, I have to sit down while I brush my teeth, just so that I can … Continue reading

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Have Cane Will Travel

The first snowfall may be pretty, but it also brings a host of other problems I know that I have to be careful when I’m out and about walking in the winter. There is ice, the sidewalks aren’t even and … Continue reading

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Walking the Walk for the Seventh Time

It’s hard to believe that this years MS Walk was my seventh time. It’s also hard to believe the times we are in. When I did my first MS Walk back in 2014, it took me just under an hour … Continue reading

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A Hard Way To Learn a Lesson

I’m never counting steps again. Here’s why: On the way home, my bus broke down due to all of the snow that has been falling today. The driver didn’t know when another bus would come but he gave an hour … Continue reading

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Today Is A New Day

On December 30th, 2012, I woke up to find that my world as I knew it had changed. I woke not knowing how to move my body. It was no longer mine and I was no longer able to control … Continue reading

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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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Walking the Walk

 Last year, I did what I thought to be impossible. I walked the 3KM walk for Multiple Sclerosis. I had signed up and didn’t really have any idea what I was going to do. I had just stopped walking with … 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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