Pro Wheelchair Body Building Champion Joshua Foster Opens Up His Life To Inspire Others

Joshua Foster

Patti loved having, IFBB PRO Wheelchair Bodybuilder Joshua Foster on the show. In this episode, Joshua tells his story of how he obtained his injury in an auto accident, and how he started wheelchair bodybuilding. By the end of this episode, you will learn how Joshua faced his injury and what made him want to become a wheelchair bodybuilder.

Joshua: “Take your time, see a therapist. It is what it is, but I wish all the prayers in the world, all the technology, to make everything better right now, but it doesn’t. So, work hard, figure your life out, be smart, and just be patient ”

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Army SFC Michael Schlitz Opens Up About Being Severely Burned and Wounded in War And How He Now Helps Other Veterans

SFC Michael Schlitz

US Army SFC (Ret.) Michael Schlitz medically retired from the United States Army in March of 2010 after suffering severe wounds in war. In this episode, Michael shares his story about being severely burned and wounded in war. Being an adrenaline junkie, Michael also shares his story about how and why he went into the military. By the end of this episode, you will know how Michael endured his injury and how he now helps other veterans. Michael: “I also thought that was it. Like, I’m going to die here in Iraq, face down in the dirt, burning alive. I was thinking those things. My guys were yelling at me from but I knew they were 7,500 meters away and I didn’t know what they could do for me. And then they hit me with the fire extinguisher and you had two kinds of responses from that. You had the complete relief of this like ice blanket being put on you from the fire extinguisher. I mean, just kind of relieved the pain for the most part. And then you had the emotional aspect of saying, okay my guys are here, I still have a fighting chance.

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Maria Crider Shares Her Courageous Story of Battling Breast Cancer When Young and Pregnant

Maria Crider

Maria Crider, a Mother, and breast cancer survivor joins us in this episode of Wake Up With Patti Katter. Maria tells her story about fighting breast cancer while she was pregnant. By the end of this episode, you will get to know what Maria went through and how she survived breast cancer while having a baby on the way. Maria: “..we would go out and walk either at the mall or the park or Disney just to get out and walk not wallowing in self-pity and feeling bad for myself. Get them up, get them moving even though they don’t want to. It’s good for your mental health” 

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