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Celebrating Small MS Victories

For some, small victories might elicit a shrug. But small victories when you have a disability are just like big victories, only without the fanfare. And we have to celebrate them. Be proud of them, no matter
how insignificant they may seem to an outsider.

3 min read

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Enjoying the Beach Again

When you’ve got an annoyingly pesky disease like multiple sclerosis, some of life’s pleasures become a touch more complicated to enjoy properly. Like the daggers of sand, sun, and heat of the beach. But this time I came prepared with armor.


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Stealing Back Passions

Having multiple sclerosis means there will always be this unwelcome thief trying to swipe joys I have a simple rule: When multiple sclerosis tries to steal your passions, do everything in your power to steal those passions back. Can’t pedal with legs? Then arms it is!

3 min read

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Bike Trail Bliss

Having a disability like MS challenges you in many ways. But sometimes the disease opens surprising doors, like this adventure on a handcycle that led me directly into a sea of Sandhill cranes who wanted absolutely nothing to do with me.

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  • Life improved when I stopped comparing myself to others, especially myself [BLOG]

  • When I set a new distance PR with my forearm crutches, you’ll forgive me if I got excited [BLOG]

  • Finishing dead f#&king last in a 5K was actually a total win [BLOG]

  • I thought I missed my opportunity to explore Machu Picchu—I was wrong [BLOG]

  • When I got back on my snowboard for the first time in years, it was ugly… and the most beautiful thing ever [BLOG]


  • I might have failed at kayaking, but that wasn’t the goal [BLOG]

  • My favorite sports team of all time won the Stanley Cup and I had to brag [VIDEO]

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