WWND? What Would Nancy Do? SHE WOULD HAVE WALKED!
Moving toward a cure
Having multiple sclerosis means that you may suddenly have blurry vision. Or that your memory will fail you for no apparent reason. Or that you may not always be able to walk around the house, let alone for miles on end. The symptoms of MS are different, and devastating, for everyone - the only certainty is that it will affect yet another person every hour of every day.
Why I Walk So Far
I've registered for the Wisconsin Challenge Walk MS because I want to do something for the people who have been diagnosed - and because I want to do everything to prevent more people from learning what it means to live with this disease. Today, there is no cure for multiple sclerosis, and with diagnosis occurring most frequently between the ages of 20 and 50, many individuals face a lifetime filled with unpredictability.
I walk in memory of Nancy Lawrence, my grandmother, who passed away in 2009 after fighting the battle against MS for over 40 years, she did so with no complaint and an unmeasurable amount of grace and courage. I walk to honor the dedication and love that my Grandpa Chuck had for my Grandma Nancy!
I also walk in support of Pat Heller who during the last two years has taken me in as a member of her family and continues to teach me about courage and grace as she battles MS. I cannot wait for the 2013 walk to be united with my Screwball family!
Why You Should Sponsor Me
I would walk 500 miles... and I would walk 500 MORE... if the world were MS free!
This event is a challenge - and an opportunity - for everyone involved, participants and donors alike. With commitment to this cause, we can all be part of a historic undertaking. The funds raised from the Challenge Walk MS will not only support research for a cure, but also provide programs which address the needs of hundreds of thousands of people living with MS right now. Because we choose to walk for those who sometimes can't. Because we choose to donate to the Challenge Walk MS, we are getting ever closer to the hour when no one will have to hear the words, "You have MS."