"I've learned how far I can push myself, a lot of independence, but also when to ask for help."
- Sarah J., 25
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
Via CBC news, Trailblazing: Edmonton Woman Set to Conquer Trans Canada Trail
"...looking forward to having more freedom and not being so stroller dependent to go to the park and the trails."
"If I ever get in a bad mood, I look at my peers with their oxygen bags, put on skates and smile."
"The more I move, the more I move. The reverse is also true: the less I move, the less I move."
"I am challenged by two autoimmune conditions which make breathing difficult and mobility limited. It's vital to maintain the capabilities I have - can't afford to lose any of my necessary independence. Move it or lose it!! In addition, my mother is 90, has beaten breast cancer thrice and bladder cancer twice!
"...I choose to view exercise not as a chore but as a privilege. It's a gift to be able to move."
"I need to get off the couch. I just turned 56 and realized I do not want anybody taking care of me as I age. Would like to live until I die - not exist until I die. Time to get with it and get healthy."
"Being active with me has many benefits, for example: