Shabby Miss Jenn

Tuesday, May 31, 2005

WALK for MS 2005

My mother has suffered with MS for 10 years now. Some days have been way worse then others for her. She now always walks with a cane. This year she decided she wanted to partake in the Walk for MS and raise money for research. The family supported her choice and we formed a team. "Not DUNN Walking" was our name and the walk took place this past Sunday in Yarmouth NS.
The sky was over cast but it didn't rain heavy on us for the most part. The walk was 6KM in length. We were told that at any time we could stop and return to the starting point. Not to push ourselves. Mom was determined to do this walk!
I am beyond proud to say she did the whole walk!
She was the last to finish it but got a standing ovation when she walked into the school at the end. We all cried. It was awesome! My mother was not going to give up even though the last part of it really took a toll on her body. Her hand was numb from leaning on her cane. Her legs had gone numb. She would not climb in the support van and be driven back. She walked the whole thing.

She was amazing!
We as a team managed to raise just shy of $1000 for MS research.
I hope next year to celebrate a CURE!!!!


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