Oct 4, 2020
In this episode, we learn the story of Kyle Blassingame, a recent college graduate who, two years ago, was involved in a horrific automobile accident in which a kid stole a car, was being chased by the police, and struck the car Kyle was in at 100 mph. Kyle lost one of his best friends in the accident, was fortunate to have survived but ended up having his right leg amputated. Kyle talks about the accident, his injury, his recovery, and his new perspective on life. Kyle has overcome this tragic event by staying positive and realizing that what’s ahead in life is more important than what’s behind. His ability to face adversity, overcome it, and thrive is what Rocket Motivation is all about.
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EP.2 KEY TAKEAWAYS
- You only get one life. When adversity strikes, deal with it and move on.
- Staying positive is half the battle. There’s no time to feel sorry for yourself.
- Your goals in life don’t change just because you suffer a serious, life-changing set back.
- In times of hardship, you need family and friends to help your comeback. It’s fine to rely on them.
More about Get Back Up:
On August 14, 1981, Rod broke his neck while making a tackle that left him paralyzed from the neck down. In a split second, he went from athlete to quadriplegic. Get Back Up is the story of Rod's life journey and provides a detailed account of what it’s like to be handicapped, how to overcome it and how to thrive. The book gives you a look into trying legal cases through the eyes of a handicapped lawyer. The book’s purpose is to hopefully motivate you to not allow life’s sometimes devastating twists and turns ruin your quest for a great life. If your life is perfect and you have never suffered a tragedy, this book may not be for you. For the rest of us who have hit a bump or two on the road of life and are still trying to make it happen, this is your book.