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Gillsville woman fights MS with exercise, diet regimen
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Lisa Sims presses a dumbbell over her head at Max Results Training in Gainesville on Friday, June 1, 2018, where she trains four days a week. Since she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1997, Sims lost a significant amount of strength in the right side of her body. After training with Harris for almost three years, she has regained most of her strength and keeps pushing herself physically. - photo by David Barnes
Lisa Sims was told she was paralyzed from the waist down in 1997. She was told she would never walk again. She was told she had multiple sclerosis, an incurable disease that causes the body’s immune system to attack the central nervous system.