Author Archives: hollyaftergbs

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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Tips for families of those recently diagnosed with Guillain-Barré syndrome. 

I receive so many emails from concerned family members of people that have been diagnosed with GBS, pleading for me to give them advice on how to deal with this. I experienced firsthand what their family has gone through; my … Continue reading

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It’s GBS Awareness Month!

This month is an important one to me, as I always try to bring awareness to the disease that nearly took my life 6 years ago after the birth of my daughter. Guillain Barre syndrome is a rare disease that … Continue reading

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Happily Ever After, apart.

A year ago today my divorce was finalized, and I couldn’t be happier with how far we have come the last couple years. Our separation was far from easy, but I am very proud of the relationship that we have … Continue reading

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