“Training at Windy City is the piece of my life that was missing when I was lost and did not know what direction to go. Four years ago I got hired by the Chicago Fire Department and at the same exact time was in the process of opening a pizza place with my dad. It was honestly a dream come true for me.
I wish I could have kept that positive outlook but at the same time as my dreams were actually coming true I was going through a relationship that was ending. I tried to be positive and act like it didn’t bother me, but little did I know, you can’t hide from how you are actually feeling.
I found myself with this lack of motivation. I didn’t care about much and was just going through the daily motions and going out a lot. This led me to becoming the heaviest I have been in my life. It was a constant struggle for about 2 years before I realized I needed to do something...”
Read Corey Katz’ story here. Congrats on being our August Athlete of the Month, Katz! Link in profile