Seven Women, Six Days, One Mountain
These are the real life stories of how seven women have dealt with illness, injury, disease, obesity, mid-life reinvention, and menopause with humor, grace, joy and yes, sometimes tears -- but always with hope.
Get better acquainted with these women through these short video interviews and brief written bios -- and then stay tuned for the full length version of their stories in the upcoming book "Choose to Climb" written by Houston Fitness expert and Healthy Lifestyle transformation coach Shana Ross.
Please Like our Facebook Fan page so you can keep up with our journey. Thanks!
Pam Hilmes survived molestation as a little girl, drug addiction as a young adult, and early this year she was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. Though in chronic pain, she fully intends to summit. Read her story. Watch her video. Deb Sanders faces mandatory retirement from her 28-year career as an agent with the FBI in December 2011. She feels that climbing Kilimanjaro will be the beginning of the next chapter in her life. Read her story. Watch her video.
Sheri Dawson, at 43 decided to stop living a life filled with bitterness and fear. She has
Jackie Doval grew from a chunky kid into an obese adult. After years of struggle, she's now living a happy, healthy life and is setting the example for her 11-year old son. Read her story. Watch her video. Pat Wente was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007. In 2009, she was diagnosed with "late-occurring cognitive impairment and brain damage as a result of chemotherapy drugs." Read her story. Watch her video.