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Living with MS – Find Your Joy – Justine’s Story

In life we sometimes find joy in the most unlikely places.  For Justine Bemis, it certainly didn’t seem like the physical issues that began in the early 80’s would eventually lead her to a profound change in her entire outlook … Continue reading

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Living with MS – Through a Child’s Eyes – My Story

It was in our living room on Northwood Court where my brothers, sister and I were told that our Mom had MS.  I remember the wallpaper on the main wall in the room.  It had a vertical flower pattern that kind … Continue reading

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Living with MS – Second Chances – Coni’s Story

In life you don’t often get a second chance to make up for previous missed opportunities.  Coni Stephenson is getting that chance thanks, in large part, to a decision she made three years ago regarding the treatment of her MS. … Continue reading

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Living with MS – A Walk of Love – Penny’s Story

Penny Ehlinger was a young mother of four small children and couldn’t understand why she was always exhausted.  While pregnant with her third child, Penny was continually dizzy and had trouble with her balance.  Her doctor told her it was … Continue reading

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Living with MS – Courageous Risks – Jenn’s Story

Sometimes in life we just need to take risks.  Jenn Schmitt knew when she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis at the age of 26 that there would be some risks she would have to take.  She would be glad to do so. … Continue reading

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Living with MS – You Are In Charge – Kate’s Story

When she began losing the vision in her right eye one night at work, Kate Knepper just figured she needed to change her contacts.  It seemed to be an easy enough solution.  Kate knew she had been sleeping without taking … Continue reading

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Living with MS – Answered Prayers – Amy’s Story

Often we pray for things in life and wonder if they are answered or not.  Many times those prayers are truly answered and we just don’t realize it at the time.  Amy McGovern is a mother of three young children … Continue reading

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Ironman Lesson

I recently competed in my first half ironman.  I had previously done triathlons but never at that distance.  For the past couple of years I’ve had my mind set on doing a half ironman. I remember growing up and watching … Continue reading

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Welcome to Running with my Thoughts

Hello! I am just an ordinary guy.  Nothing fancy – just a Dad, son, brother, uncle, friend – trying to figure out life.  In late winter/spring of 2009 I started running.  I was active prior to that and belonged to … Continue reading

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