Wednesday Walker Spotlight – by Chris Scott & Gail Wright Happy Wednesday everyone!! What a bunch of steppers!! The numbers I’ve seen rolling in are amazing!! We have almost walked around the world in a little over a week.. That was our goal for the entire walk just a few short years ago. You are all incredible!! Please share your story with us! Here is one of our incredible steppers! I’d like you all to meet Gail Wright, from Team Walking Tall and Wright. This is her story… “I’ve always been pretty athletic. Grew up going to summer camp and participating… Read More »Wednesday Walker Spotlight – Gail Wright
Wednesday Walker Spotlight – by Chris Scott & Carrie Moebus Hey Walkers!! I’m happy to see that this year’s walk is off to a huge start. Some of the numbers that I have seen posted are unbelievable to 2 day totals. Last year we started the Wednesday Walker Spotlight, to introduce you to folks that walk for our cause. I am continuing that this year. I would like everyone to meet Carrie. This is Carrie’s story… I am a 44 year old mother of 5, retired military wife, and current proud homemaker. I married the man of my dreams in 97,… Read More »Walker Spotlight – Carrie Moebus
Wednesday Walker Spotlight – Kinsella by Chris Scott Hello Walkers!! We are down to the wire, and are just about ready to touch down on the moon!! We need everybody to really kick in those steps so that we can make it to our goal. This week’s Spotlight Walker comes to us from The Rockin’ Weebles. I’d like for everybody to meet Kinsella. Kinsella is married and lives in Japan, where she is and English teacher at a Junior College. Here is her story… “Hello, my name is Kinsella. On my daily walks I usually take it slow so I… Read More »Wednesday Walker Spotlight – Kinsella
Wednesday Walker Spotlight – Sara by Chris Scott & Sara Sheibley Hello Walkers!! Week 7 is in the bag and what a week it was! I want to welcome all of the new folks that have climbed on board to push our cause and to help us meet our goal of walking to the Moon… This weeks Walker Spotlight is going to shine on our very own Sara Sheibley. You all might recognize her from her “Tiara Tuesday Talk” segments on WalkYourASOff.com . She is a wife and mother of 4 and has dealt with chronic illness most of… Read More »Wednesday Walker Spotlight – Sara Sheibley a.k.a. Our Sara Tiara!
Wednesday Walker Spotlight – Ricky by Chris Scott & Ricky White Hello Walkers!! This week’s Spotlight Walker is Team Endurance for AS, Ricky White. Ricky comes to us from the UK. Here is Ricky’s story… My AS journey started in the beginning of 2007. This was when I started to get my first symptoms. They typically manifested as ‘sciatica’ and lower back pain, which I was treated with the routine prescription of physiotherapy and NSAIDS. Initially the spells of pain were short lived and sporadic in frequency. Of course now I know that these were of course ‘flare-ups’ of my… Read More »Wednesday Walker Spotlight – Ricky White of Team ENDURANCE for A.S.
Wednesday Walker Spotlight – Jenna by Chris Scott Hello Walkers!! Once again you folks have amazed us. The numbers that are coming in are OUTSTANDING!! We set a very lofty goal this year for Walk Your AS Off. and we are looking better each week.. Congratulations to each and every one of you!! Keep it up! This week I am spotlighting the gal who started all of this, Jennifer Dye Visscher. She is the burning force behind Walk Your AS Off. Last year she single-handedly brought together people from around the globe to join together and walk around the world in… Read More »Wednesday Walker Spotlight – Jennifer Dye Visscher of The Blue Apples
Wednesday Walker Spotlight – Gregg by Chris Scott & Tracy Lemieux Hello Walkers!! We’ve had another great week of walking and are well on our way to reaching the Moon!! This week’s Spotlight is a little different. This is Gregg’s Story as told by his mom, Tracy Lemieux. Tracy formed her team, “Team Gregg’s Legs” to support her son as he battles AS and its related problems, and to try to raise awareness in their area, Langley, BC, Canada. Tracy shares the following with us. “My 31 yr old son Gregg was diagnosed about 3 yrs ago, actually quite by accident.… Read More »Wednesday Walker Spotlight – Gregg of Team Gregg's Legs
Wednesday Walker Spotlight – Kelly Warner by Chris Scott Hello Walkers!! It’s time for another Wednesday Walker Spotlight. This week I would like you to meet Kelly Warner. Kelly was rocking this years walk by taking on the Million Step Challenge. But yesterday she had a little mishap on her bike. We are all hoping that she makes a speedy recovery and is soon back in step and not hurting. Kelly is 42 and lives in Washington state. She received her diagnosis of AS and related conditions at the age of 28. Kelly struggled with AS for many years before… Read More »Wednesday Walker Spotlight – Kelly
Wednesday Walker Spotlight – Casey Sullivan by Chris Scott & Casey Sullivan Hey Walkers!! First off lets give everybody a gentle pat on our ol crooked backs for some A.S. Kickin’ step numbers this week!! GREAT JOB!! This week I’d like you all to meet Casey Sullivan, Team Capt. of Team Kicking A.S. and Taking Names. Casey is a Paramedic from New York and the team is made up of fellow First Responders, Firefighters, Nurses, Family, Friends and even a West Point Cadet.. Casey received her diagnosis at the age of 21, but her Dr. speculates that she has… Read More »Wednesday Walker Spotlight – Casey
Wednesday Walker Spotlight – Joe Tidwell by Kim Anderson Joe Tidwell started feeling severe back pain when he was 12 or 13 years old. The pain was so intense that he would often stay home from school and lay in bed. The doctors that he sought help from at that time did not think that there was anything wrong with him. By the time he got into high school, the doctors would tell his mother, Cindy, that the pain was “all in Joe’s head” and that he was simply trying to get out of going to school. His mother, being… Read More »Wednesday Walker Spotlight – Joe Tidwell