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Sight Loss and Wanderlust: Part 1

Halfway through my master’s degree I found out I was “going blind.” I put it in quotes because it’s a super dramatic way of describing my retinal detachments. But, when I put my mom on the phone [...]

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An Adaptive Adventure by Enock Glidden

As a person growing up with Spina Bifida I didn’t know what it was like to have the ability to walk so I just had to figure out how to do things my way.  It was this experience and later on my [...]

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Now I Wear Shorts by Olivia Leigh

In some ways, the ME of 4 years ago was quite different to the person I am today. To the casual observer, I was simply a woman walking down the street, lost in her own world, but to me, I was [...]

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▪️▪️2016 WODAPALOOZA▪️▪️ Adaptive Athletes Meet In Miami to Compete

3 INCREDIBLE Days FULL of ELECTRIFYING ENERGY and NON-STOP ACTION that left Miami with a solid taste of what a truly spectacular Fitness Festival can be like!! Friday’s festivities began [...]

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“It’s not worth it”: Talking to kids about return-to-play decisions post-concussion

I met with a new doctor today to talk about my past, present, and future challenges associated with brain injury. These appointments are always tough, considering that I’ve seen so many doctors [...]

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I just signed up for the 2015 Crossfit Open with a TBI

If you’ve been following my rehab, you’ll know that signing up for the Open is a really big deal. You’ll know that I haven’t really picked up a barbell in a long time. You’ll know that I’ve been [...]

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An Open Letter to Parents Expecting a “Adaptive Kid” By Rebecca & Ella Frech – I AM ADAPTIVE ARMY OFFICERS

Last weekend after wheelchair basketball practice, Ella and I were discussing her teammates and why they were in chairs. I explained to her that most of the kids had spina bifida, and what that [...]