“You’ll never be able to run again.”
From running half marathons to being the sickest person in the hospital, Maria Papalia-Meier fought the river of death, and won.
Life changing moments, amputations, and negative thoughts refused to keep her down. With her rock-hard stubbornness, positive self-empowerment and persistence, she grabbed hope and unflinching faith to face the life handed to her. Her story offers an honest, tough-love approach to defeating pre-determined opinions, and self-imposed limitations. She refused to give up or give in.
Maria Papalia-Meier is a runner. She has awoken stronger…better.
This is her story.
A heartwarming story that reminds you that life can change in an instant but with determination, strength, and love you can accomplish anything. I am a Runner is a must read. – Mitchell C.
This book was a great book of a woman with determine to run again after she got a disease and lost her toes. Great book of faith in the family and friends that stayed with her through it all. – TLM
Reading about Maria’s journey is like sitting down and having a cup of coffee with your close friend. You’ll become a part of her amazing fight to be a runner and cheer her on as she crosses the finish line! – GS