Inspiring Stories: Jessica Lee

Inspiring Stories: Jessica Lee

Jessica Lee’s journey to discovering she has Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease was long and painful. At age 12 she was diagnosed with Muscular Dystrophy and told she would not live past the age of 16. She spent countless hours on operating tables and was bedridden for...
Inspiring Stories: Erik Olson

Inspiring Stories: Erik Olson

In my hometown of Bridger, Montana, the population is just under 1,000 people. But that doesn’t mean my life is lacking for excitement! My life is full and busy, and I’m proud to call myself many different things: para-triathlete, police officer, certified optician,...
Inspiring Stories: Jamie Jazdzyk

Inspiring Stories: Jamie Jazdzyk

In 2016, Jamie Jazdzyk’s life changed. Jamie, a lifelong athlete with a career in brand strategy, woke up one night and upon trying to stand, fell over.  She had lost sensation in her lower legs and couldn’t button her shirt. She soon discovered that she had CIDP...
Inspiring Stories: Brittany Quiroz — “A Hot MS”

Inspiring Stories: Brittany Quiroz — “A Hot MS”

​For years, Brittany Quiroz could sense that something wasn’t quite right with her body. Among the various symptoms she was experiencing, she was losing the ability to control her left leg, which led to daily tripping and falling. She didn’t think much of it until...
Staying Positive in Dark Times

Staying Positive in Dark Times

After the attack that nearly claimed her life left her paralyzed on her right side, Becky Piper faced a tough road to recovery. Though today her friends and family know her as an unwaveringly positive, upbeat person, that outlook didn’t come easy. In addition to the...
Inspiring Stories: Bobby Salerno

Inspiring Stories: Bobby Salerno

Bobby Salerno was still new to the New York Police Department when he was involved in a shooting that left him with Foot Drop. It was March 22, 2010, when he confronted a gunman threatening a home health aide in a tense standoff. He was shot three times in his...