Louise Molenaar

My Progress

I'm 100km this month to leave MS behind

My Progress

100.00km

My Target

100km

Support my challenge to leave MS behind!

It all happened so quickly from receiving that first text message on a Friday morning from my beautiful, healthy 29 year old daughter to say she had some weird numb feeling in her left side.  Two days later she was admitted to John Hunter Hospital for a series of tests (which she spells out in her bio), and 3 days after this on Wednesday morning the result was conclusive – MS!

In literally the blink of an eye, or in our case 5 days, your whole world changes.  The worst thing about being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis  is that there is no cure and with 3 times more women than men diagnosed in the prime of their life (20s – 40s mainly) more research is needed as to why this happens and find a cure so people can live the best version of their life.

My daughter Claudia is inspirational and very mentally strong with a great attitude; no time for her to be a victim to this diagnosis!  I’m proud of her for jumping on the MS fundraising challenge straight away to kiss MS goodbye, and for wanting to play a part in changing the lives of everyone suffering with MS for the better. 

I’m walking 50km during May to support her and help make a difference too.  Research is the key to changing the future of MS and this can be costly.

Please support our cause by sponsoring us to help MS research; any amount helps!   

My Updates

Well I’ve done it!!!!!

Hey beautiful people :)

Awesome news - drum roll please .....

Today, Saturday 22 May 2021, I have reached my 100 km walking challenge (even though I only set out to do 70km so I had something up my sleeve for next year !!) and it’s one of the most gratifying feelings ever, ever, ever!!!!!  And on top of that I have also so far surpassed the amount I thought I could fundraise, that it humbles me in so many ways that people can be so supportive, so loving, so generous.  I’ve always believed that what you give out to others comes back to you 10-fold so THANK YOU to all those who believed in me and encouraged me.  When you need me for anything, I’m there for you :) 

Wishing you all love and happiness and good health xxxxxx

Gotta also say how proud I am of my girl for running 100k given her new symptoms; no slowing this girl down!  The power of the mind is amazing to keep the body going when it continually keeps throwing hurdles at you;  I am so in awe of you my darling daughter!

Keep On Rockin' !!!

I would like to give a big, heatfelt thank you to Rina at Keep On Rockin' for her support in distributing these flyers I made up (see image in Gallery at bottom of page) at her local dance classes during April & May.  Rina is also joining my 50k walking train as a show of support.  

Thanks very much my beautiful friend; love your work :) :) :)

Thank you to my Sponsors

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Anonymous

Keep up The good work

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Anonymous

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Jims Cleaning Wyoming

Well done Louise ! Keep up the great work, such an inspiration for your daughter.

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Ford Holdings

Best wishes !

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Lynnette Gaye Tarbuck

Dear Louise Bob and I are sending our love and best wishes to Claudia, you and the family.

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Kerrie Robson

Good luck Lou x

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Bannister & Hunter

Best wishes Louise and Claudia

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Derrick Smith

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Anonymous

Louise, you and Claud are both very strong and inspirational....but you know you have a lot of supporters when needed.

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Mark Dolan

Good vibes from Mark and Emer

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David Virtue

Good luck Loiuse.

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Stephanie Weldon

Good on you Lou

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Mary Alam

Louise, congratulations on your achievement! Keep Going!!

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Robert Forett

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Christopher Laughlan

These things always take me a while ....LOL Keen to hear about the walk X

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Lauren Talbot

xxx

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Lauren Falk

Good luck Louise xx

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Blake Robson

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Chris Janetzki

I'm sure you will smash the 50km target Louise. Best of luck!

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Ty Bryan

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Melissa Robson

Love and best wishes to you both..xx

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Cheryl Nowak

❤️

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Gerard Noone

All the best Louise & Claudie.

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Daniel Bosley

Best of luck Louise and Claudia.

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Lauren Martin Paul Parker Impulse Print

Yours and your daughters bravery, positivity and determination is to be admired! Best Wishes xx

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Matt Sneddon

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Anonymous

Well done Louise, you are doing an awesome job.

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Greg & Jean

Good Luck Louise.

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Kazu Hosoi

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Carolyn Pringle

xx

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Cameron Morgan

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Cindy Short

Always there for you and Claudia xx

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Paul Bolton-wood

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Michelle Joyner

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Vicki & Ian

💜💜💜

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Karen & Deb

Wishing you all the best on the walk and fundraising from two Keep on Rockin fans - Karen and Deb

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Scott Menser

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Neil Fletcher

Good luck with the 50km walk x

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Shaun Humphrey

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Peter Ward

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Emmanuel Vlandis

Great Cause Good Luck

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David Robertson

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Geraldine Shaw

Louise we are all with you on this challenge. All the best to you & Claudia. Love Jeremy, Geraldine & Bill xxx

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Scott Murray

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Frank Greentree

So sorry to hear about your Daughter. Sending big hugs to you all. Frank and Kath

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Braydon Witham

Best of luck Louise and Claudia

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Sandra Misseldine

Love and Best Wishes Louise and Claudia xxx

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Stuart And Belinda West

Keep up the great work. Sending best wishes to you and your family.

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Brenden Bates

I wish you and your daughter all the best and good luck fundraising Louise!

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Sean Ward

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Brian Ward

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Simon & Lyndal Shore

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Michael Hanson

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Sid Mason

good luck

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Anna Evans

Sending healing hugs to you and Claudia xx

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Maxine Bowden

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Judi Mcguiggan

Sending lots of love, hugs and support.

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Brock Torrance

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Samuel Parker

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