I am joining Team MSAA for the Anniversary Challenge with the intention of raising money for the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America.
So, I'll be honest, I digital scale the other day, and I've gained so much weight my scale thought I was a house guest. That really happened. So what better way to focus on my health with a little exercise (does anyone else spell that word wrong EVERY. TIME. or just me?) and raise some money for the health of others while I am at it?
Little known fact - I was tested for MS once upon a time. I know that "what if" fear. And my former roommate and one of my favorite people, Shayna Thomason, just marked her 9 year anniversary since her MS diagnosis (I'm dedicating this fundraiser to her).
Every day, people with MS live with the unpredictability of this disease. They may face unbearable fatigue, balance and mobility issues, numbness, difficulty walking, heat sensitivity, blurry vision, or any others in a long list of symptoms. No one knows what causes MS and there is no cure. But with your support, there is help – and hope – for anyone affected by MS.
MSAA improves the lives of tens of thousands of individuals with MS, their families and their care partners each year by providing free, vital programs and services such as: a toll-free Helpline; award-winning publications including a magazine, The Motivator; dynamic website featuring educational videos and research updates; S.E.A.R.C.H.™ program to assist the MS community with learning about different treatment choices; a mobile phone app, My MS Manager™; a resource database, My MS Resource Locator®; equipment distribution; educational programs and activities; MRI funding; and more.
Your support helps make the free programs and services MSAA offers possible. Please consider contributing to my fundraising goal and help improve lives today!