Category Archives: motivation

Surgery (again…)


(This post is a continuance of the post Rebuilding and Making Progress, published last week.  You can click here to read it.) Tonia and I drove to UNC Chapel Hill on Monday, October 17th.  I was at the hospital a … Continue reading

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Rebuiding and Making Progress


I turned 40 on Sept 14th.  My wife Tonia had a big surprise birthday bash a few weeks before my actual birthday.  (We celebrated it as hurricane Irene hit the east coast.)  It was a great party, attended by lots … Continue reading

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365 days of My Motivation


I am starting a new project. It is called 365 days of My Motivation. The plan is to post a photo of something that has motivated me each day.  I have been working on the logistics for the past week.  … Continue reading

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Perseverance


There have been so many times during my recovery that I have wanted to quit.  I was in so much pain in the nursing home that all I wanted to do was lie in my bed.   During rehab, I … Continue reading

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God is in the Silence


When I lived in the nursing home, night was a very hard time for me.  I was alone.  Unlike the hospital, where nurses and aides came into my room at all hours of the day, in the nursing home I … Continue reading

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Use the Force


I was in the gym the other day walking on a elevated treadmill.  I just added this element to my training in hopes of being better prepared for all the walking and hill climbing I am going to be doing … Continue reading

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“You pump the fluid out of your leg?”


Men’s Fitness and Harrisburg Magazine are now on the shelves.  Harrisburg Magazine has put the article on their website.  You can read it here. You will need to go out and buy Men’s Fitness if you don’t want to wait … Continue reading

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