Author Archives: hollyaftergbs

About hollyaftergbs

Author of Happily Ever After - My Journey with Guillain-Barre Syndrome and How I Got My Life Back.

GBS Walk & Roll – Calgary, AB

Just a reminder that I am participating in a walk & roll in Calgary (Glenmore Park) on Saturday, May 12th at 10am . This walk and roll is in honor of Laura Jean Rutherford, who was diagnosed with GBS in … Continue reading

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It’s been a while since I’ve really updated what’s going on in my life so I thought I’d fill everyone in! The past few months has been full of so many exciting things – and with the help of B12, … Continue reading

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GBS/CIDP Patient Summit 2018

I am so excited to officially share that I am going to be speaking at this year’s Patient Summit in San Diego! Patient Summit will be on November 4th, 2018 from 8am – 1pm, the day after the GBS/CIDP Symposium … Continue reading

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My EMG results – 7 years post GBS.

As some of you may remember, I had a flare up of GBS symptoms back in October, where my body shut down and seemed to be mimicking a GBS attack. I was dealing with intense fatigue, weakness, nerve pain, brain … Continue reading

Posted in 2017 | 4 Comments

YEG Fitness Magazine

I am so excited to share that my story was featured in YEG Fitness Magazine! Thank you YEG Fitness for getting to know me and my journey with GBS, and for sharing my fitness journey with your readers and followers. … Continue reading

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“2017, thank you for the lessons. 2018, let’s do this!”

Happy New Year everyone!! Like most people around this time of the year, I like to reflect back on my previous  year, and start thinking about the next year ahead. And looking back on 2017 has made me feel so … Continue reading

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Understanding GBS residuals 

I just read THE MOST informative article I’ve ever read about residuals after GBS, published by the New Zealand’s Nurses’ Organisation. Reading it makes me feel that our residuals have finally been recognized and documented. And it is so incredible … Continue reading

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Forever changed 

I believe there are two ways to handle challenges – you can focus on the bad, and grumble, complain and sulk – or you can chose to see the good that can come out of it, and do something about … Continue reading

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When your body say’s NO

For those of you that don’t know, I am currently battling a very severe flare up. A flare can be described as a sudden exacerbation of a disease; in my case Guillain-Barre. A flare is not the same as the … Continue reading

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I run because I CAN.

Yesterday was such an incredible day at the NERD run. We beat our goal and raised over $2500 for the GBS foundation and for peripheral nerve research at the NMHI. I ran over 5 km in about 28 minutes, which … Continue reading

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