Category Archives: 2017

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

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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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NERD RUN for neurology and peripheral nerve research.

Hey everyone! I need your support to help raise some money for GBS! Myself and my team are running 5 kms each this upcoming Saturday in the NERD run, a fundraising event that raises money for the Neuroscience and Mental … Continue reading

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“Life is short, but my heels shouldn’t be” – How I strengthened my ankles after GBS and got back into high heels.

If you were to walk into a room full of GBS survivors, you would see people of all different abilities. Many of them would be walking around appearing completely ‘normal’, as if they’d never had GBS; some may be wearing … Continue reading

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I am a badass.

The last couple months , I haven’t really been feeling like myself. A big part of it has been because of summer and a lack of having routine – which I do best with. Being in a blended family with a mixture … Continue reading

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