When Jason Len found out that his daughter had been diagnosed with MS he decided to work to raise funds for MS research. This image was taken from last weekend 11/11/2007. By teh way he won. Go Xks Unlimited. They can be found at www.XKS.com
Hi, After a long break from riding, I recently got a Supermoto and have been riding as much as my health permits. I was diagnosed with MS in 1998. It has been difficult at times, to go without riding. It is very nice and motivational as well to see folks with MS on bikes riding at such a competitive level. Keep up the riding it helps all of us! Thanks, Scott Blomeyer
Scott Daubert and Joe Vadooncoeur are both running Team MS colors on their Vesrah Suzuki bikes this year in the GNCC. You can follow the action all year at http://gnccamateurs.wordpress.com/category/scotts-blog/ Good luck to you both!
After last week's post my cousin and I decided that we would sign up for the MS Walk in our area to be held on April 12. Because of a few nasty things going on with his MS right now, he isn't able to walk the 5 miles so he signed up as a volunteer and fundraiser. He'll drive the pick up car for any participant who can't make the 5 miles (hopefully it won't be me!). I'll be walking, but haven't walked too far this winter - I've done a good job at hibernating and storing food like a bear. So, on the treadmill today and starting a diet tomorrow (bluck). I intend to lose weight this spring while getting in shape to walk the walk (and by the numbers on the scale the diet and exercise will need to go on long after the walk...oy!)
As you know I've esp. been struggling quite a bit lately with the MS, with depression and especially with the blindness. (I can't even say "my" blindness yet.) I have been getting ready for it for some time as the Multiple Sclerosis has been progressing, but nothing can truly prepare you for the reality of it once it finally happens. I'm afraid that I'm not being a very good blind person. I'm angry, even rageful, afraid, sometimes to the point of panic. I'm frustrated and disapointed and bitter. It's still relatively ne w and I know I have to work through the grief and drastic changes, but it's been hard. So hard.
I'm approaching the one year anniversary of The Day I Went Blind.