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2015 Swim With Mike Scholarship Recipient

Yesterday, we attended a brunch at the Galen Center at USC where Marty was introduced as one of the 2015 Swim With Mike scholarship recipients. 36 years ago, Mike Nyeholt, a member of the USC swim team, was paralyzed from the chest down in a motorcycle accident. Mike was a three-time All American Swimmer, ranked ninth in the US,…

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Marty’s going to be on TV!

Last fall, Larry King’s show, “In View,” did a segment on handicap accessible workout facilities (and the lack thereof). Goodwill Fitness Center in Santa Ana, CA, where we are regulars, is featured. They asked Marty to represent them as a client, and he is interviewed and filmed doing part of his workout regimen. If you don’t sneeze or blink,…

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Visiting Uncle Marty

Last week I packed up my kids (Ashlyn is 2 1/2 and Avery is 3 months) and flew out to California for a long overdue visit with the California O’C’s. A few months ago my husband Pat flew out for Marty’s big event, but I wasn’t able to join him because Avery was only a few  weeks old at…

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Magic Mart

LONG TIME NO POST! My apologies, we were super busy spring breakin’ and time got the best of us. But big things have been happening in the Marty Movement!! For about a month now, Marty has been going to acupuncture once a week to help with his circulation. This week, he had his first massage at St. Jude and according…

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The Marty Monologues

Marty has been having some pretty incredible workouts lately! I swear all your prayers and good thoughts are working! So please keep them coming! 2.26.2013  A few days after the fundraiser, I received this video at work… Marty is standing WITHOUT a standing frame or assistance! He is balancing completely on his own! It is most definitely a “MONUMENTAL…

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Fundraiser Video!

I know a lot of you have been waiting to see the video that we showed at Marty’s fundraiser! I just want to preface this video… Because its crazy and exciting to see how much progress Marty has made since he got hurt! Sometimes it feels like time is standing still and nothing new is happening. Because I see him…

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Mom’s Perspective

The day that Marty got hurt last August was every family’s nightmare. When your child gets hurt, you always want to swoop in and make everything better. Even if a trip to the emergency room was involved, you depended on the expertise of the good doctors to repair the cuts or broken bones and then took your child home…

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