On Helping Others

Now that I’ve been working as an aide for about three months, I’ve been able to see some real progress. I’ve seen patients go from limping in a brace post-surgery to walking unaided and I’ve seen others discharged altogether. It’s a great feeling to know that by helping the physical therapists, I’m helping these patients.… Continue reading On Helping Others

Update on Diana Nyad

Two weeks ago, I wrote a post about Diana Nyad, a 63-year-old woman swimming 103 miles non-stop from Cuba to Florida. As I noted then: The trip should take about 60-something hours … if she doesn’t get eaten by sharks, overly stung by jelly fish, distracted by hallucinations, dehydrated or starved to death. And she’s… Continue reading Update on Diana Nyad

Eric LeGrand

When I was the host of a college sports talk show, I enjoyed relating the uplifting stories more than the numerous scandals that plague college sports to my audience. One story I followed closely is that of Eric LeGrand, the Rutgers football player who was paralyzed during a game last October. Although initially a horror… Continue reading Eric LeGrand