Reading Sunday’s article on week 5 of this round of Fit to Fight will leave you greatly inspired. As participants gain strength and confidence through the structured Fit to Fight program, they describe the impact on their own health and well being. In turn these hard working participants inspire many others, including me.
I was feeling a little down today, thinking about my own limitations due to a recent onset of low back pain. But reading about the gains made in the past 5 weeks by these folks has me reconsidering my current challenges. If you need a little boost with a dose of inspiration, then read on.
Fit to Fight exercise group sees results as they heal, strengthen after cancer
Mullein, the pesky weed in Dee Dee Gianchetta’s pasture, quakes these days when she picks up her hatchet.
Because unlike last spring, when Gianchetta couldn’t even lift the tool, the weeds this year know they’re doomed, cut down like the cancer that once occupied Gianchetta’s body.
“After the third week, I took the hatchet and got rid of them,” said the Missoula woman, who just two years ago went through a double mastectomy to get rid of her breast cancer. “I couldn’t have done that last year.”
For the rest of this inspiring article, click here.
And for more information about the Fit to Fight program co-founded by Alpine’s Samantha Schoeneman, PT, click here.