Joyce Lameire

Team Spotlight – BeLEIGHve

Team Spotlights – by Joyce Lameire Team Spotlight   BELEIGHVE   Meet Leigh Costello! Leigh started her walk team because “I want to help raise awareness for AS that goes beyond my family and friends.” Leigh’s story is one heard from many with AS  “I was diagnosed in 1978 and being a girl, I got a pat on the back and a best of luck from the doctor who diagnosed me. I have done searches on the internet through the years and since no one mentioned AS again I figured the information on AS didn’t apply to my case. Doctors would… Read More »Team Spotlight – BeLEIGHve

Team Spotlight – Walking Tall and Wright

Team Spotlight – Walking Tall and Wright by Joyce Lameire   Meet Gail Wright. She decided to form a team for WYASO because “I was diagnosed with AS in February. Upon receiving my diagnosis I started searching the internet for information, articles and ways to TAKE ACTION.” “I’ve always been involved in athletics….. I grew up going to camp so I rode horses, played tennis, water-skied, played baseball etc. I began running when I was about 40. I then turned my running/exercise into something more meaningful than just exercise for myself. I hiked Yosemite’s Half Dome to raise money for… Read More »Team Spotlight – Walking Tall and Wright

Team Spotlight – A Bunch of A.S. Kickers

Team Spotlights – by Joyce Lameire A Bunch of AS Kickers was formed by Joyce Lameire out of New Mexico. She decided to get some of her co-workers to help her get some steps in order to make it to the moon! Joyce says “Most of the people who know me didn’t even know I had a disease until I started getting sick, and then it was difficult to explain to them what exactly AS is.” Joyce started with 7 people last year and is over the moon about the fact she has more than triple that this year “I… Read More »Team Spotlight – A Bunch of A.S. Kickers