Well, Jake is doing it again but this time it's a different 100 mile course. Refresh yourself on his race last year in Ouray here. We love Jake and his wonderful family. I'll continue to keep everyone updated on their adventure and throughout the race on July 26 - 27. HIGH LONESOME 100 ENDURANCE RUN … Continue reading 7.17.19 Richter Racer
Today, CNN featured a profile on Larry Falivena, a person living with ALS since 2017. Larry is visiting all 30 Major League Baseball parks in one season to raise awareness of ALS as part of The ALS Association’s Challenge Me campaign. He began his “Iron Horse tour” on May 30.
“If my time is truly limited, I want to use it the best way possible,” Larry said in his CNN interview. “So, the two thoughts in my head were: I want to do something with my family, and I want to do something that’s going to have an impact against ALS.”
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It's been a hot minute since we checked in with each other, huh? I apologize for our abrupt disappearance, and look forward to getting down to the nitty gritty very soon. I have A LOT to catch y'all up on, things have been crazy on the home front, in all the best ways possible. Sometimes … Continue reading 7.10.19 Misunderstood
Eighty years ago on July 4, Lou Gehrig gave one of the most famous speeches in American history. His speech marked his retirement from baseball because of his recent diagnosis of ALS. Gehrig was honored by many on the field that day, and his number 4 was retired, the first time a player had ever had his jersey retired. The New York Times called it “one of the most touching scenes ever witnessed on a ball field.”
In being public about his diagnosis, Gehrig raised awareness of a disease that was virtually unknown at the time. Yankees fans, as well as all baseball fans, and most Americans, now knew someone with ALS. His openness about the disease – in addition to his dominance on the ball field and his reputation as being a true gentleman – made him the face and name of ALS for decades to come.
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I've been going through last years videos and I get more pumped up to be back on Capitol Hill advocating for this community. Jaci and I head out Sunday, and will be meeting with members of legislature all day Tuesday.
Today is the big day! I'm so, so, so excited! Because I know timezones are tricky, this will be on Facebook Live at: 5:30pm ET 4:30pm CT 2:30pm PT Who Is Dr. Michele Arnold, MD? Dr. Michele Arnold, MD practices as a physiatrist at Swedish Spine, Sports & Musculoskeletal Medicine - Bellevue, WA. She specializes … Continue reading 5.24.19 Hostest With The Mostest
via Challenge Me to Change the Fight Against ALS Forever
I have the best quarterly clinic schedule: February - Valentine's Day, May - ALS Awareness Month, August - Ice Bucket Challenge Month, November - Thanksgiving. Y'all know I'm always trying to celebrate all the every of the things, and clinic on Friday was no exception. Usually I go the 2nd clinic of the month but … Continue reading 5.13.19 Talk ALS To Me
via New Jane Calmes ALS Scholarship Fund Helps Students Financially Impacted by ALS Pursue Higher Education
Linda the Great painted this beautiful Armadillo for us to raffle off through the month to raise Awareness for ALS. We’ll cut off online orders on Thursday, May 16th so that tickets can be included in the drawing on Saturday, May 20th at Texas Steak Cookoff in Hico. Buy Here Reina Azul. My newest painting is inspired … Continue reading 5.10.19 Raffle Tickets