Beyond Adversity

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Becoming a Champion


Kendall Stier chalks her hands in preparation for shot put training. Stier, who has cerebral palsy, is the reigning CIF State seated shot put champion. Photo: Steve Breazeale


It is possible to achieve your goals while battling an adversity.


What is your goal? What is preventing you from reaching your goal?


Thanks to Steve Breazeale who wrote the article upon which this post is based,| San Clemente Times for committing its resources to the post; Google for helping me find the articles; and all those who, directly or indirectly made it possible to share this post.

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Even after brain surgeries, chemotherapy, and radiation treatments to eradicate his brain cancer, Scott continued to work; continued to study; and earned professional certifications from the Project Management Institute, American Society of Quality, and Stanford University School of Professional Development. How were all of these achievements possible at a time when Scott was struggling with the hurdles of brain injury? The answers are in this blog.

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During the past 13 years, I have been diagnosed with cancer, brain injury, balance issues, stroke, ataxia, visual impairment, and auditory challenges. I have overcome significant adversity! I can explain how to overcome your challenges. I am a very active Toastmaster and a motivational speaker.