Tricia Lige remembers the first thought she had in 2005 when she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis: "I'm going to end up in a wheelchair for the rest of my life."
Now, nine years later, the Knettishall resident will be walking with her entire family and about 40 others on her team, Lige Lightning in her 10th MS Walk Towson at Goucher College on April 13.
"For some people, the disease progresses quickly," Lige said. "I have been fortunate to remain stable for the last nine years."
The Towson 5k walk benefits the Maryland chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and is one of 11 walks throughout the state held each spring. This...