20 People That Refused to Settle for What Life Offered Them, and They Inspire All of Us

Science shows that there’s a real connection between the mind and body in people who are dealing with a serious health issue. People who bravely find enough will and motivation sometimes come out with unbelievable results. They may make a full recovery from clinical depression, learn to control their bodies after an amputation, lose an incredible amount of weight, and much more.

We  think that these people are real superheroes, and we can all find some motivation from their stories.

1. Jared Wells has cystic fibrosis, but he started going to the gym and completely transformed his body.20 People That Refused to Settle for What Life Offered Them, and They Inspire All of Us
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2. “We lost 300 lb and can now share my old pants.”20 People That Refused to Settle for What Life Offered Them, and They Inspire All of Us
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3. “2.5 years on hormone replacement therapy and 7 months post-top surgery!”20 People That Refused to Settle for What Life Offered Them, and They Inspire All of Us
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4. “Finally found a mitt that fits!”20 People That Refused to Settle for What Life Offered Them, and They Inspire All of Us
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5. “3 months and 14 dentist appointments later, I’m learning to love my smile again.”20 People That Refused to Settle for What Life Offered Them, and They Inspire All of Us
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6. “January 1, 2020, to December 31, 2020, all in a year’s work!”20 People That Refused to Settle for What Life Offered Them, and They Inspire All of Us
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7. “My birthday last year vs this year — I’ve lost over 100 lb, accepted the real me, and found utter happiness. ”
20 People That Refused to Settle for What Life Offered Them, and They Inspire All of Us
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8. “1 year ago, doctors told my brother he had liver cirrhosis, needed a transplant, and had only 6 months to live. Today, his liver is functioning and he’s 150 lb down.”20 People That Refused to Settle for What Life Offered Them, and They Inspire All of Us
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9. “My wife and I had a newborn daughter that passed away 2 years ago from trisomy 13. After 2 years of heartbreak and trying to have another, our wish finally came true.”20 People That Refused to Settle for What Life Offered Them, and They Inspire All of Us
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10. “When I was recovering from a leg amputation, my sister bought me a guitar. I have been learning and playing almost every day since.”20 People That Refused to Settle for What Life Offered Them, and They Inspire All of Us
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11. “Maintained for 2.5 years”20 People That Refused to Settle for What Life Offered Them, and They Inspire All of Us
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12. “4.5 years after being told by a team of doctors that I’d probably never move anything below my shoulders again, I finally got to take this pic.”20 People That Refused to Settle for What Life Offered Them, and They Inspire All of Us
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13. “2 years on hormone replacement and I’ve found love for myself!”20 People That Refused to Settle for What Life Offered Them, and They Inspire All of Us
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14. “100 lb lost”20 People That Refused to Settle for What Life Offered Them, and They Inspire All of Us
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15. “7 months of dental work and I can finally smile in pictures again!”20 People That Refused to Settle for What Life Offered Them, and They Inspire All of Us
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16. “1.5 years of progress”20 People That Refused to Settle for What Life Offered Them, and They Inspire All of Us
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17. “December 2015, December 2018, and December 2020”20 People That Refused to Settle for What Life Offered Them, and They Inspire All of Us
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18. “I beat heart surgery!”20 People That Refused to Settle for What Life Offered Them, and They Inspire All of Us
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19. “A few years back, I was devastated that I couldn’t ski anymore. Now I’m able to ski better than ever.”20 People That Refused to Settle for What Life Offered Them, and They Inspire All of Us
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20. “The first picture was taken at the peak of my depression. The second is a recent one after almost a year of medication and self care.”
20 People That Refused to Settle for What Life Offered Them, and They Inspire All of Us
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What’s something you’ve been able to achieve despite difficult circumstances?

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