AS Standing Tall Together

Monday Motivation – Our Teammates

Hello everyone – Jenna here! I am writing this week’s Monday Motivation (ok… on Tuesday) for Heather because she isn’t feeling so great unfortunately. Please send her some good vibes – & a comment below would be lovely. When I heard from her yesterday I told her I would write something so not to worry. I immediately knew what I wanted to write about – the motivation we get from our teammates and fellow travelers on this AS Walk. I feel inspired by their courage, their grit, and their dedication and those qualities motivate me beyond measure! Here are some… Read More »Monday Motivation – Our Teammates

Team Spotlight: A.S. – Standing Tall Together

Team Spotlight – A.S. Standing Tall Together by Joyce Lameire  Meet Michelle Fitch. Michelle decided to do a walk team with her  co captain Colleen Vasquez for their support group they run on Facebook to help raise awareness for AS. “This is our second year participating in the walk. This year we have over 60 walkers and our amazing Wee Walkers, which includes my grandson Dominik who is 2 and Colleen’s daycare kids, 8 years and younger.” “We hope to involve more family and friends and others who don’t have AS to help us spread awareness this year.” She had 4… Read More »Team Spotlight: A.S. – Standing Tall Together

Wednesday Walker Spotlight – Colleen

Hey Everybody!! Meet Colleen Colleen is one of the captains on AS Standing Tall Together. She lives with her husband and 2 children in California, where she operates a daycare. As we gear up for Walk Your AS Off 2013 she is coming off the 3rd anniversary of her diagnosis of Seronegative AS. (HLA B27-) This form of AS runs in Colleen’s family effecting her father and uncle, so naturally passing AS on to her children is a big concern for her. Neither of her children carry the genetic marker for AS but both do have the “growing pains” that… Read More »Wednesday Walker Spotlight – Colleen