Success Stories

Michael Mackie’s Success Story

After gaining weight and struggling with health issues, one man decided to avoid sugar for a year — and experienced…

2 months ago

Living With Hope

When her husband was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, one woman made a commitment to make every day they had together…

4 months ago

Kate Septynski Booth’s Success Story

Overcoming her fear of heights, one woman climbed Mount Kilimanjaro to raise awareness of the global water crisis.

5 months ago

Tony Hofmann’s Success Story

After rising to the challenge of the Leadville 100, a retired U.S. Army colonel found new purpose in building a…

6 months ago

Amy Zellmer’s Success Story

After suffering a traumatic brain injury, one woman spent years trying to recover. In the process, she became a nationwide…

8 months ago

Lucy Croft’s Success Story

Discovering a passion for fitness instruction helped one woman better manage her chronic fatigue syndrome.

9 months ago

Bobby Howland’s Success Story

Conquering marathons wasn't enough for this runner, so he found a larger purpose.

10 months ago

Cynthia Li’s Success Story

Diagnosed with a baffling autoimmune illness, this physician had to question her medical training to find a path to healing.

11 months ago

Ed Kriesel’s Success Story

Diagnosed with a terminal lung disease, a longtime athlete focused on maintaining his fitness while preparing for a transplant.

12 months ago

Hannah Bower’s Success Story

When this gymnast lost her sport and came close to losing her life, she had to change her mindset to…

1 year ago

Jane Meronuck’s Success Story

An Experience Life staffer shares what she's learned and how she's grown in the 20 months since her cancer diagnosis.

1 year ago

Jason Sweetnam’s Success Story

On his journey to lose 100 pounds, one man found his calling in a new career as a personal trainer.

1 year ago

Kate Mihevc Edwards’ Success Story

When an endurance athlete was diagnosed with a rare genetic heart condition, it forced her to change her entire lifestyle…

1 year ago

Louie McGee’s Success Story

A legally blind teenager commits to the race of a lifetime to inspire other visually impaired kids to find their…

2 years ago

Plus-Size Wellness Advocate Sarah Sapora Talks About Getting Healthy

One woman’s journey to create a healthier life for herself led her to become a wellness advocate for people of all…

2 years ago

Jason Schanta’s Success Story

Connecting with his bigger why helped one man kick his emotional-eating habit and learn to love working out.

2 years ago

Ginny Hoover’s Success Story

Shedding 160 pounds led one woman to discover her many strengths ­— and commit to prioritizing her health.

2 years ago

Jessica Tobin’s Success Story

One woman shares hard-earned lessons from her postpartum recovery to help others recognize the importance of persistence, self-care, and patience.

2 years ago

Derek Ballard Jr.’s Success Story

By switching to a plant-based diet and redoubling his training efforts, this young basketball player finally lost the weight that…

2 years ago

Karen Kitchel’s Success Story

How one woman is finding purpose and fulfillment in her retirement through volunteering in her community.

2 years ago

Laurel Kallenbach’s Success Story

How visualization exercises helped one woman heal from the trauma of three hip surgeries and take her dream vacation. 

2 years ago