Beyond Adversity

Enjoying Life After Adversity

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Dancing in a Wheelchair


Left to right: Forrest Walsh, Mia Schaikewitz, Adelfo Cerame Jr., and Marisa Hamanoto perform with the dance company, Infinite Flow. Photo courtesy of Michael Hansel.


It is possible to thrive while facing your new normal.


What is your goal? What do you need to reach your goal?


Thanks to the dancers, Infinite Flow, Google for helping me find the article, and all the people who, directly or indirectly, made it possible to include 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.