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Forum: MS Fitness 04-04-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,235
Posted By sulgrifjewls
I use forearm crutches. Not really sure how to...

I use forearm crutches. Not really sure how to explain it but it is hard for me to switch from one activity to another. I always have someone walk next to me. You are allowed have a " handler" to...
Forum: General 05-30-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,348
Posted By sulgrifjewls
Opps I forgot not everyone belongs to the...

Opps I forgot not everyone belongs to the "cult"
Yes a swim, a bike then a run. This one was a sprint , the shortest, a 750 m swim, 20K bike then a 5K run.
Forum: General 05-30-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,348
Posted By sulgrifjewls
para triathlon is a triathlon for people with...

para triathlon is a triathlon for people with physical disabilities. Currently there are 7 different classifications of disability. I am a Tri 3 Les Autres, including athletes with multiple...
Forum: General 05-29-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,348
Posted By sulgrifjewls
Kelly Williamson is awsome

Hello All,
I have not checked in in a while, sorry :)
I just wanted to share my weekend story. I went to Austin TX to compete in the para triathlon National Championship. I will try not to fall into...
Forum: MS Fitness 01-09-2013, 01:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 17,268
Posted By sulgrifjewls
Hi Marina, I am a runner and have been struggling...

Hi Marina,
I am a runner and have been struggling with foot drop. I have tried many things to keep me running. The first thing you want to make sure of is - no falls! That is a quick way to end...
Forum: Dave's SCT Journey 01-03-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,208
Posted By sulgrifjewls
Awesome Dave! Anyone who can ride 62 minutes on a...

Awesome Dave!
Anyone who can ride 62 minutes on a stationary bike is doing well. Pedaling nowhere is very hard to do. I went to my first spin class in 3 weeks and lasted about 42 minutes. Then came...
Forum: Gear 01-03-2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,783
Posted By sulgrifjewls
Hey Dave, I had a relaspe, so I had 5 day...

Hey Dave,
I had a relaspe, so I had 5 day infusion and then I caught the flu. So when it was time for me to return the unit I had not used it for two weeks. Doesn't work well on steroids- too much...
Forum: Gear 12-06-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,783
Posted By sulgrifjewls
Hi Dave - I have the unit for 3 more weeks. I was...

Hi Dave - I have the unit for 3 more weeks. I was looking at some of your reviews. I don't know if mine would be as well written as yours. But I will try my best.
I am starting to take...
Forum: Gear 12-05-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,783
Posted By sulgrifjewls
Bioness L300

Hello, I have been struggling with foot drop for a while now and have been using carbon fiber AFO's. but I keep breaking them ( because I run a lot in them) so I decided to try the Walkaide and the...
Forum: MS Fitness 11-29-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,879
Posted By sulgrifjewls
Amazing job and the fact that you wanted to do...

Amazing job and the fact that you wanted to do that more than once is incredible!
No I don't think you should beat your wife. :)
Forum: Gear 11-06-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,973
Posted By sulgrifjewls
The blue rocker is much more stable but very...

The blue rocker is much more stable but very stiff. The toe-off allows my ankle to move so if I am on uneven ground I have a harder time, but it is much easier to run with ( just not trail running) I...
Forum: Gear 10-10-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,973
Posted By sulgrifjewls
I started with the blue rocker and it's great for...

I started with the blue rocker and it's great for walking but I was having trouble running. So I contacted the company, Allard USA and they were wonderful. They sent me out a "toe-off" and that for...
Forum: MS Fitness 09-11-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,694
Posted By sulgrifjewls
Boston Marathon anyone know anyone?

I tried to get into Boston marathon today. They have a mobility impaired division with qualifying time of 8 hours. They start before the race so its not like I would taking a spot from a "real...
Forum: General 09-11-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,009
Posted By sulgrifjewls
Dave, I think you need to get outside more and...

Dave,
I think you need to get outside more and stop reading weird stuff.
Just my humble opinion.
Jill
Forum: General 09-08-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,414
Posted By sulgrifjewls
I am starting on Monday myself. I am going for...

I am starting on Monday myself. I am going for hip pain, I think it is caused by my afo for foot drop. So I have to get rid of it. The foot drop not the foot! I have have no idea what to expect....
Forum: MS Fitness 09-08-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,535
Posted By sulgrifjewls
What? That was very techie. Does it mean its...

What? That was very techie. Does it mean its better to go for a swim or a bike ride?
I need the very simple version, or maybe I should be playing the brain game.
Jill
Forum: General 08-09-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,929
Posted By sulgrifjewls
Happy Birthday Dave!

Happy Birthday Dave!
Forum: MS Fitness 07-25-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,404
Posted By sulgrifjewls
Race Report Ironman Lake Placid

My race report, the report is fairly long but so was the day :)
It was pitch dark in the Adirondacks and I was in my car heading the .9 miles to the start. Heck I didnít want to go any further on my...
Forum: MS Fitness 07-04-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,066
Posted By sulgrifjewls
17 days 8 hours, but who is counting. Three weeks...

17 days 8 hours, but who is counting.
Three weeks ago I was having my doubts ~ 3 days of IV steroids and I am feeling much better!
The swim is the swim. I am neither fast or slow and I probably will...
Forum: Gear 06-19-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,083
Posted By sulgrifjewls
Hi Larry, I have tried more padding less padding,...

Hi Larry,
I have tried more padding less padding, side padding. Nothing works for long.
Anyway I didn't really know how long my work outs were each week, but I use a online service , training peaks,...
Forum: Gear 06-18-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,083
Posted By sulgrifjewls
AFO for running longer disances?

I am still training away for my Ironman in 34 days, but who's counting. I have a noodle AFO in a slight down position( plantarflextion?) for biking and a blue rocker for running. I am just coming in...
Forum: MS Fitness 06-05-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,414
Posted By sulgrifjewls
Hi Kelly, Thanks for your efforts in fighting...

Hi Kelly,
Thanks for your efforts in fighting M.S. As I started to write my story, I realized it was going in an unexpected direction. Here it is:
I have been physically active my whole life. A year...
Forum: MS Fitness 04-26-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,934
Posted By sulgrifjewls
requesting accommondations

Hello - Hopefully no one is getting tired of me posting about my triathlon training.
So here goes - because my bike is getting modifications ( both brakes pull on right side) and I wear an orthotic...
Forum: MS Fitness 04-22-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,066
Posted By sulgrifjewls
Thanks everyone for your thoughts and idea's. I...

Thanks everyone for your thoughts and idea's.
I am trying to remember its the journey not the destination!
Kelly I took your advice and went solo on a few rides, even a longer one and also solo on a...
Forum: General 04-22-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,363
Posted By sulgrifjewls
You could customize. There is really cool duck...

You could customize. There is really cool duck tape out there.
tye dye - camo - plaid :D
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