Craig Vogtsberger: I’m a Stay-at-Home Dad with a Disability

Craig Vogtsberger: I’m a Stay-at-Home Dad with a Disability

Speaking with TeamUP co-captain Craig Vogtsberger today, you might never know he suffered a traumatic injury so severe doctors didn’t know where to begin. After being crushed between two Humvees during a training exercise in the National Guard, Craig was uncertain...
A Caregiver’s Perspective: Sam Piper

A Caregiver’s Perspective: Sam Piper

When TeamUP co-captain Becky Piper suffered the home invasion attack that would forever change her life, her husband, Sam, knew his life would never be the same either. The aftermath of the attack, which lead to Becky’s development of several debilitating...
Wendy Garrett

Wendy Garrett

I used to think I was invincible. That was, of course, until a chance accident left me without the use of my left leg. Little did I know that I would soon begin a three year-long journey to even get a proper diagnosis of my injury—let alone return to an active,...
Todd Hart

Todd Hart

Get Back Up Three simple words.  But when put together, they convey a very strong message. Our “community” – those of us who have, and continue to battle, neurological conditions, cancer, etc., feel a connection and bond that many times is difficult to articulate. It...
Claytons Never Quit!

Claytons Never Quit!

My son is a talented athlete, holding national records in discus and long jump. He loves to sing and loves being outdoors. He is a caring brother and a loving son, and can be extremely sweet (when he wants to be!). He is also a pediatric stroke survivor! I’m guessing...
Craig Vogtsberger

Craig Vogtsberger

I stood on the side of the mountain looking back to how far I had come. I was tired, exhausted, and in pain. I was done. Standing here, the incline was so steep, I could only place part of my boot in the snow. I’m glad I had the trekking poles. Those and my good leg...