Chris Norton was just six weeks into his freshman year at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, when his life was changed forever. After he mistimed a play during a football game, he was left paralyzed from the neck down. That fateful day was on October 16, 2010, and Chris was just 18 years old. Lying
As this woman gradually loses weight, her life begins changing in more ways than one. Vicki Carter is the epitome of a strong woman. For nearly two decades, she was held as a prisoner in her own body. But when she almost reached a breaking point, Vicki realized that she needed to take back her
Some days I am scared of everything. Car accidents and killer bees and diseases I diagnose myself with while on the internet and whether I am raising my kids to be good human beings or psychopaths. Some days I am fearless, flying by the seat of my pants with the invincibility only a teenager can
My daughter, Carson, was 10 in the spring of 2016 and had been having abdominal issues. She woke up screaming in pain one night. We found her in the bathroom curled up in the fetal position. I raced through town to the ER. Mario Andretti has nothing on a mama with her sick baby. The
Hey, Ok- I know today didn’t turn out like you expected. Ugh. This sucks. I’m trying to remember what even happened on that day before THE appointment… I have no idea if the kids were being good that morning or if you were running around like crazy trying to get out the door on time.
This letter is to you. The you that’s had a rough week. The you that seems to be under constant storm clouds. The you that feels invisible. The you that doesn’t know how much longer you can hold on. The you that has lost faith. The you that always blames yourself for everything that goes
I know life is hard. I know sometimes you feel like giving up: on people and on yourself. I know you have good days and bad days but more bad than good or so it seems. I know everyday you question yourself “what is this all for?” ,”am I making the right choices?” or “am
Never give up. Never lose hope. Always have faith, it allows you to cope. Trying times will pass as they always do. Just have patience, your dreams will come true. So put on a smile. You’ll live through your pain. Know it will pass and strength you will gain. — Unknown
If you really want something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse. — Jim Rohn Check out our NEWEST inspirational video below!
This life is what you make it. No matter what, you’re going to mess up sometimes, it’s a universal truth. But the good part is you get to decide how you’re going to mess it up. But just remember, some people come, some people go. The ones that stay with you through everything – they’re
The longer you have to wait for something, the more you will appreciate it when it finally arrives. The harder you have to fight for something, the more priceless it will become once you achieve it. And the more pain you have to endure on your journey, the sweeter the arrival at your destination. All
Do not be discouraged by the distance you still have to travel. Instead, appreciate how many “life miles” you have already covered. Your struggles have changed you into a stronger and better person. Don’t let anyone dissuade you from blooming into the person you are meant to be. Keep walking. — Dodinsky