About Ellen Stohl

Ellen Stohl is a university lecturer, writer, wife, and mom, but there was a time when she never thought she would be. Thirty-three years ago a wet freeway and a dangerous curve taken at breakneck speed shattered her spine, and at the time, her dreams. Initially impacted by negative stereotypes, she quickly discovered her injury did not define her. Today, she is the proud mother of a beautiful 13-year old girl and a self-actualized woman whose education, experience and life story have given her unique opportunities and insights into living life fully.

August 2012

October 2011

Staring Down Homer

By | October 1st, 2011|

At 154 pounds, my torso looks frighteningly like Homer Simpson’s face. Add to that the health risks of being overweight, and joining the quest to lose pounds and get fit wasn’t an option for me, it was a necessity.

June 2011

May 2011

February 2010

February 2008

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