Joe Beernink

Today marks the seven week mark in my recovery from Guillain-Barre Syndrome. Things are getting better slowly. I have more good days than bad, with more good hours than bad. That’s...

Yesterday was both the six week mark since I felt my first effects of Guillain-Barre Syndrome, and the one year mark since my ‘Year of Pain’ began. You see, on my...

It’s no exaggeration to say I’ve watched a lot of television since being diagnosed with Guillain-Barre Syndrome at the beginning of February. I’ve been clearing the backlog on my DVR of...

So it’s been 5 weeks since I was diagnosed with Guillain-Barre Syndrome. Recovery is progressing. As I have found out from the members of the GBS-CIDP Foundation International Facebook Group, GBS...

We just passed the 4 week mark with my recovery from Guillain-Barre. Progress has been a little slow lately, as if I’ve hit some kind of healing plateau. This is fairly...

It’s now been three weeks since I had the first symptoms of Guillain-Barre. Here’s a quick update on what’s going on. I am still recovering. I have much less numbness/weakness than...

Tomorrow morning marks the two week mark since I had my first symptoms of Guillian-Barre. It seems longer than that, for many reasons. The virus that probably started all of this,...

I’m still recovering from this dastardly little affliction called Guillian-Barre. It’s hard to be patient. I probably overdid it yesterday, which meant I didn’t sleep much last night and that meant...

A quick status update on my health. It’s hard to believe that so much has happened in the past week. My condition is improving. I was discharged from the hospital on...

First, I want to say thank you to all those who have offered support over the last few days. It has meant so much to know that my wife has had...