Both incredibly moving and motivational. What a strong woman. Please read.
“My son was five weeks old when my legs gave out. We were at the hospital for his five week old well baby check-up when I collapsed in the hospital and dropped my baby on the floor. My legs gave out and I couldn’t pick up my son. That was my first sign of Chiari Malformation.”
My jaw dropped open, a vivid picture in my mind of the baby dropping. He’s fine – he’s seven years old now. But my friend, Kalyn Blacklock, is not. She has Type 2 Chiari Malformation, a rare disease. Her doctor gave her five years to live; that was two years ago.
Kalyn is a little spitfire, barely five feet tall and 98 pounds soaking wet, and she is on my bodybuilding team. Tattoos cover her shoulders and arms and she only has a little bit of hair she keeps in a ponytail at the…
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