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Heather Hannan - 2017 Amica Newport Half Marathon for MS

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Heather Hannan

THE STORY:

About a year ago, after months and months of tests and doctors and poking and prodding, I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. When I first heard those words, I pictured myself at 35 in a wheelchair with about 20 cats, living in my mom’s basement. I’m really more of a dog person, so this was a devastating thought. Now I know that couldn’t be further from the truth. This past year I’ve learned so much about this autoimmune disease, and sooo much about myself. I’m hoping by raising awareness, I can help to break down the stigma that I once had about MS and help just one other person who may be going through something similar.   


This journey has made me realize just how precious life is. I’m learning to stop criticizing my body for everything it isn’t and celebrate everything that it is. Every day I can walk, run, jump, move, dance, I will! I’m learning to live in the moment because I have no idea what the future holds, but the reality is, none of us do.    


On October 8th I will be running the Newport half marathon in honor of those with the disease that can’t, and to prove to myself that I’m a strong independent woman who don’t need no stinkin myelin! (Just some pharmaceutical synthetic version of it).     


Please consider helping me raise money for the National MS society to continue the research that is life changing to millions of people with the disease. Because of the progress that’s been made so far, I plan on living a symptom free life to the absolute fullest.    

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Donor Comments

Deborah Donahue

Deborah Donahue

Tribute to you!! You go girl!! 6 months ago

Paulie & Sue

Paulie & Sue

DONATION: $25

In honor of Heather's courage and determination 6 months ago

Brittany amd Sean Pedersen

Brittany amd Sean Pedersen

DONATION: $100

6 months ago

Shahira Ali

Shahira Ali

DONATION: $50

7 months ago

Julie Hannan

Julie Hannan

DONATION: $25

Go Heather! So proud of you 7 months ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

Go Heather Go! 7 months ago

Josh & Tami Stein

Josh & Tami Stein

7 months ago

Lynn

Lynn

7 months ago

Katie

Katie

The beautiful Heather Hannan 7 months ago

Ralph Gaudette

Ralph Gaudette

DONATION: $100

7 months ago