"I knew before I met Katherine Beattie that she processed a rare kind of mental fortitude. Her determination to nail a backwards wheelchair flip is impressive to watch, to say the least. Sure, part..." Read More
"There are not a lot of choices that you can make, when you’re in the middle of an impossible, F***ed-up situation. The fact that I made a conscious decision to go on this adventure and put myself..." Read More
"If you are lucky, like me, you will be surrounded by a loving family and individuals who have a sense of community. The support we receive along the way helps enable us to reach our potential and fo..." Read More
"I knew I needed to change my life in order to remain healthy after I lost my leg.
Only poorly made aluminum crutches with plastic grips existed.
The pain in my wrist and the sound of clinking an..." Read More
"I have never ‘climbed a mountain’ without a team or without intention. Literally spoken, as well as figuratively, every mountain I have climbed has been incredibly hard and has tested my fortit..." Read More
"I must say, I still get surprised when someone taps me on the shoulder at the grocery store and says, “My, look at you, one leg, driving and shopping all by yourself. You are so inspirational!" T..." Read More
If I can be truthful, I don’t think I ever ‘found’ passion. Instead, passion found me. I’ve always thought passion was a mindset and feeling you discover passively.
Perhaps if you ponder wha..." Read More
"A video message about resilience.
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Changes, whether predicable as the seasons, or unexpected as an accident, diagnosis or disappointment, require resilience. As I re..." Read More
"Escaping the ‘Safe Circle’
Liberate your perceptions.
Because you don’t have to think or be what everyone else expects you to think or be. You can stand outside the safe ‘circle of samen..." Read More