Joe Beernink

Monthly Archives: February 2014

Yesterday marked the two year anniversary of my first moments with Guillian-Barre Syndrome—an odd tingling in my fingers and my lips that, within the next 24 hours, would spread throughout my body. Within 36 hours, I was in critical care, facing a long, difficult road to recovery. When I pointed out to my wife that we were approaching this anniversary, she said “We’re not going to celebrate it, are we?” No, we’re… Read More