My Very First Speech

So, those of you following this blog should by now know that I have a goal to become something much larger than I currently am. Most of you probably don't know how shy and scared I am when it comes to talking to large crowds though. With a new coordinator at our Jr. High that… Continue reading My Very First Speech

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ATC Day 1 of the Race

Here's where the real fun part of the story begins. The actual race. We all lined up at the starting point and my team kinda stayed to the side and the back. Whitney (the leader of our team and the only one that had done this before) told us people take it a little crazy… Continue reading ATC Day 1 of the Race

The Ark Encounter

So this summer I had some stuff pop up that wasn't so very expected. I had originally hoped to go to Colorado and Arkansas to camp but Sweeny sports kept me in town the whole month of June and I had a few procedures that kept me Texas bound. My mom came to Texas to… Continue reading The Ark Encounter

Other people will always doubt you, so it’s up to you to believe in yourself!

I can remember in the first few days in rehab some of my doubtful thoughts. I told my mom, "I'm not sure what's gonna happen but this can't be it because I'm not a person meant for a wheelchair". This was my thought process because I was an athlete, I was active, and I loved… Continue reading Other people will always doubt you, so it’s up to you to believe in yourself!

First Solo Camping Trip

Last summer I was single for the first time in a very long time. With that experience I had moments of feeling alone and lost. It made me sit back and think. What do I want out of life? What is that I like to do? I like traveling and experiencing new things. How can… Continue reading First Solo Camping Trip