There is great value in stepping outside your comfort zone. As I’ve grown into adulthood (I will be 35 this year), stepping outside my comfort zone has become a common theme. The amazing thing about it is that I feel like I grow as a person with each experience. Below are three examples that I […]
“Whoa!” I exclaimed, “ It looks like my leg grew back!” After years of prosthetic legs that were made to look “real” but always left something to be desired and an eventual switch to the completely bionic look, I finally looked down at what appeared to be two human legs. My left and right calves, […]
I FINISHED IRONMAN BOULDER !!! I am still telling this to myself over and over today because I still don’t believe it, and I still look at an Ironman as an insurmountable feat even though I just did one yesterday. I think it’s going to take a while for the gravity of what I just […]
We were in the first quarter mile of a Monday evening Achilles workout in Wash Park and I turned to my running buddy Jessica and asked, “You know when I like running?” She turned to me and responded, “When the weather’s nice?” “No,” I said, “I like running when I’m not running.” That statement pretty […]
Growing up as a kid who wore a prosthetic leg, humor played a huge role very early on in my life. Rather than being embarrassed or ashamed of my prosthetic leg, I used it as a prop to entertain myself and my friends, and doing this seemed to make others see my leg as something […]
It’s amazing how much our mind can get in the way of us achieving our goals, and my hope is that perhaps if someone sees me doing something active it will spark a fire in them to go out and try something that they may have previously thought was impossible.