Joe Beernink

Monthly Archives: August 2013

This isn’t going to be one of those “pity-Joe—he’s had a tough year” posts. I completely realize that while I have had some difficulties, life is still pretty good. But yesterday, I watched a documentary called Ride the Divide, about a bicycle race from Banff, Alberta, Canada to the Mexican border along the Continental Divide, and it hit me right in the old memory banks. When I lived in Colorado a decade… Read More

July had its share of ups and downs related to my recovery from GBS. There were times I felt absolutely fine—almost as good as I did before the first symptoms set in February 1,  2012. But I also got a good taste of what I fear my life, post GBS, will be like when my body comes under stress from a secondary force. And that taste was rather hard to swallow. A… Read More