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Let’s cut ourselves some slack.

It’s been a year, am I right? For all of us. I think once this is alllllllllll over (LORD, Jesus... please let there be an end to all this!) we won’t soon forget struggles of 2020. For me, this year began with such fresh hope. 2019 kicked my butt. I remember texting my dear friend… Continue reading Let’s cut ourselves some slack.

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Episode 25: Not Today, MS 5K!

On today's episode we talk about what we have been doing to choose joy in the midst of a worldwide pandemic. We also talk about an exciting event we have coming in September. Check out the Not Today, MS Podcast to hear today's episode and please visit the Run a Myelin My Shoes website for… Continue reading Episode 25: Not Today, MS 5K!

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Not Today, MS 5K Run/Walk!

This September, we're celebrating something pretty big here at Not Today, MS. This September will mark five years since my MS Diagnosis. Five years of CHOOSING JOY over fear, anxiety, tingling fingers, vertigo, medication side-effects, fatigue, pain, worry and anger. We decided in September 2015 that this disease would not define who I am. That… Continue reading Not Today, MS 5K Run/Walk!

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I refuse.

I refuse to become a pessimist. Even though I have been shocked and disappointed by people I loved and respected over the last couple of years... Even though my heart has broken over lost friendships and lost people. I refuse to change my "Pollyanna"/believe the best in people attitude just so I won't be heartbroken… Continue reading I refuse.

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Episode 20: Cheryl Hile’s Story!

We are honored to have Cheryl Hile on the podcast today. Cheryl can be truly defined as an MS Warrior and has had numerous accomplishments, including being the first person with MS to complete 7 marathons on 7 continents in 12 months. Cheryl is the founder of our running team, Run a Myelin My Shoes.… Continue reading Episode 20: Cheryl Hile’s Story!

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Episode 15: Brian’s Fight for Joy!

Brian Paul Gocking is husband, father, musician, podcaster, Enneagram 9, peace-loving, jokester who is adored by all who know him. Brian has a bachelors of science in ministry and leadership and sees his mission field between his own two feet, wherever God calls him whether that’s in his medical office job or at the grocery… Continue reading Episode 15: Brian’s Fight for Joy!

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Episode 11: Heather’s Fight for Joy!

Heather Goodrich is a daughter of Christ, a wife, a mother, a grandmother (Nana) of six beautiful grandchildren, and a veteran runner with a marathon heart. She was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in June of 2012.  MS has left her with severe bilateral foot drop, occasional cognitive issues, and a constant fatigue that haunts her… Continue reading Episode 11: Heather’s Fight for Joy!

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Episode 10: Daniel’s Fight for Joy!

Daniel Robert West is a senior in college, majoring in Criminal Justice Administration. Daniel has big dreams of becoming a law enforcement officer so that he can be a voice for the voiceless and bring justice to perpetrators. Maintaining a 3.5 GPA, Daniel participates in marching band and also works as a resident assistant for… Continue reading Episode 10: Daniel’s Fight for Joy!

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Episode 7 is up! Season 1 Finale

The latest episode from our podcast is up! We talk about some random things! Favorite summer time snacks, health and beauty tips, running tricks and our favorite Netflix shows and a little about Season 2 of the podcast coming this fall! Check it out! http://www.nottodayms.podbean.com You can also find us on Apple podcasts, Stitcher, Google… Continue reading Episode 7 is up! Season 1 Finale

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New podcast is live! All things Whole30!

Check out the new podcast. We were blessed to be able to talk to Elizabeth Ray! Here is a little more about her. Elizabeth Ray is a wife and mom of 2 children; Elizabeth enjoys spending time with her family even if most of the time is commuting to work, schools, practices, and all the… Continue reading New podcast is live! All things Whole30!