Tag Archive: Mobility

Grad Student with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Excels! Kavita’s Story

It’s a new year and it’s a great time to remind yourself of what you can and will do.  Now is a great time to dismiss the “I can’t” thoughts and to be… Continue reading

Forget miles. How many songs did I hear on my ipod? That’s my measure.

Now that I’m starting to walk more, I’m ready to exercise (in a “kind of/sort of” way). But tracking miles is tedious disheartening when you’re walking slowly. So I’m resorting to a more… Continue reading

Saying “No” to treadmills, “Yes” to the great outdoors

My doctor gave me permission to do “light” treadmill. But I don’t want to be on a treadmill; I want to be outdoors, in the sunshine!I don’t know why I have an aversion… Continue reading

Yesterday I walked down 3 steps … by myself!

I was thrilled! My husband kept his eye on me, but I held onto the railing and stepped down and went down those three steps! It was a wonderful feeling! I haven’t been… Continue reading

If I’d started when I was younger, I’d totally do Parkour

I used to be the best tree climber in my neighborhood, arguably better than all of the boys. I’d climb the highest and then jump from unreasonable heights just to do it all… Continue reading

Walk – Like a combo of Fred Sanford and Captain Kirk in Slow Motion

Yes. That was the description of my walk. (From someone who loves me.) I laughed, even though laughing still hurts, but I thought that I was doing a good job with walking. I… Continue reading