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Forum: MS Fitness 09-11-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Well, I suppose the tests they used may not have...

Well, I suppose the tests they used may not have indicated an improvement in cognition and you might be right, as I recall (and I am prone to mis remembering) other studies indicated an increase in ...
Forum: MS Fitness 08-31-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,630
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Out of Africa

An African safari wasn't ever on my bucket list but it definitely should have been! Lions close enough to our open side vehicle to reach out and touch, cheetah, leopard, elephant, myriads of...
Forum: MS Fitness 08-06-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,630
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
A little update before I take off for the "Dark...

A little update before I take off for the "Dark Continent". All is well although it took a couple of weeks to get back to normal after my last Rituxan infusion. I'm sure I only notice it because I...
Forum: MS Fitness 07-26-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,630
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
The heat is still on around here too guys, of...

The heat is still on around here too guys, of course Dave and I don't generally get the humidity you can Veronica and I agree, it makes a huge difference. Did you know, just being out in this kind...
Forum: General 07-22-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,411
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Well, I'm only slightly delinquent in posting...

Well, I'm only slightly delinquent in posting this. I did another Rituxan infusion last Monday and again, was kind of a ditz the rest of the day post infusion. Mondays are the day I take care of...
Forum: MS Fitness 07-15-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,630
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
I've got no excuse for not updating today. I'm...

I've got no excuse for not updating today. I'm sitting in the infusion center waiting for a chair and I've got free wifi. So here we go.

Since the MS 150 I've been trying to establish an exercise...
Forum: MS Fitness 07-06-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,630
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Ms 150 2019

Maybe it was more like the MS 134. I did the “Express Route” on the first day, which was advertised as 71 miles and did not include the Horse Tooth hills. And I even shortened that by 6 miles by...
Forum: MS Fitness 06-27-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,630
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Welcome back Dave. The Nuke trike looks like...

Welcome back Dave. The Nuke trike looks like fun! Can't wait to hear all about it.

Yeah, the MS 150 is on! I am grossly undertrained. On the very first MS 150 I ever attempted, I went in with...
Forum: General 06-27-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 688
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Have to completely agree with you, there are way...

Have to completely agree with you, there are way too many variables in that study to be able to say that diet made the difference, IMHO, a great example of wasted time and money.

BUT, the...
Forum: MS Fitness 06-21-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,630
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Karen, nice find on the CTM band, interesting...

Karen, nice find on the CTM band, interesting idea, hope it gets you through with less spasticity. Good luck, may the wind be your friend, hope to hear how your tri goes.

This is my last hard...
Forum: Mountain Region 06-14-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 556
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Facing and Managing Cognitive Challenges of MS

MS doesn’t mean losing your mind. Whether you are newly diagnosed or an experienced person with MS, understanding your changing cognitive challenges leads to identifying coping skills.

Join the...
Forum: MS Fitness 06-13-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,630
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Looks like I'll be trying 2 back to back 60 mile...

Looks like I'll be trying 2 back to back 60 mile days on this year's MS 150. It's an option that only cropped up in the last couple of years, neither day includes going up the Horsetooth hills. I...
Forum: MS Fitness 06-07-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,630
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Yeah, I didn't realize it had been that long...

Yeah, I didn't realize it had been that long Dave. Congrats on getting out so much, wish I could say the same. BTW your HIIT article is very, very good, you need to get that published somewhere,...
Forum: General 05-09-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Hey Grady, yeah it's a great idea. I had a...

Hey Grady, yeah it's a great idea. I had a personal trainer who had been a physical therapist for people with neurological damage who had me doing various boxing moves. It was indeed a super...
Forum: MS Fitness 04-25-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Emily, that is a really good question! Sorry I...

Emily, that is a really good question!

Sorry I can only give you my own experience which, as I recall was between 3 and 6 months before I was able to tolerate very heavy exercise at all, BUT, it was...
Forum: General 04-25-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,127
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Not to beat a dead horse but I happened to see...

Not to beat a dead horse but I happened to see this today. Dr. Gavin of BART'S Blog notoriety is an advocate of continued disease treatment in people with MS as they age. It's a worthwhile read...
Forum: MS Fitness 04-13-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,630
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Ok, time to check in, actually well past...

Ok, time to check in, actually well past time!

Well crap Dave, now I really regret not being able to ride the trail with you. But it's neat you've been able to get out so much.

And Cl3me and...
Forum: MS Fitness 04-13-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Congratulations Beth, both on finding and joining...

Congratulations Beth, both on finding and joining the group and on making the decision to get back in shape. Your routines look great and just the fact that you're feeling so much better leads me to...
Forum: General 04-13-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,127
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
The Talk

I had "The Talk" with my neuro just a couple of weeks ago. I'll be 69 yo in a couple of months. He brought it up by asking me if I thought the Rituxan was still doing me any good. I explained how...
Forum: MS Fitness 03-18-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,630
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
An Almost Perfect Ride

Just returned from Las Vegas, trying to dodge an imminent cyclone bomb (say what???) But about 10 days before that we finally got a nice day. Temperatures shot up to 50 and enough of the ice and...
Forum: West South Central Region 02-28-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,137
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Yeah, well at least nobody threw food at me. I...

Yeah, well at least nobody threw food at me. I tried to model my talk after a Moth Story https://themoth.org/ but I might have missed my target audience. Rather than a personal experience story, it...
Forum: MS Fitness 02-28-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,630
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Surely it's Summer Some Where!

This has definitely been a slow start to the training season, at least for bikes. It's just now starting to warm up but we need to melt off 1/2 ft. of snow and ice before we can get out. And...
Forum: West South Central Region 02-21-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,137
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Ha, is this your Ted Talk? At least you're a pro...

Ha, is this your Ted Talk? At least you're a pro at public speaking if the MS 150 in New Mexico is any indication. Will there be film at 9:00, a replay, I'd love to see it. Good luck!

Ps: I...
Forum: Mountain Region 02-13-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 386
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
RMMSC Spring Education Summit

Don't Miss the RMMSC's
Spring Education Summit -- Saturday, April 13
Join us in person or...
Forum: MS Fitness 02-11-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,630
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
The cold and frequent snow storms got to me so I...

The cold and frequent snow storms got to me so I took off for Tucson two weeks ago. However, all I managed to accomplish was one 40 mile bike ride! When it started raining there and didn't stop for...
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