WOMAN ON FIRE HONOREE
Tammy Joan, Founder Get Fit Walking
DEDICATED – LOVING – STRONG
Born into an adoring, loving, athletic family, Tammy, as part of a twin set was destined to be a team player. With a competitive edge, she was dedicated to everything she did.
Receiving a Medal of Bravery at 15, she continued to serve as an asset to her community, Tammy found a career aiding teenagers at risk in high school(s). She is a confidant, a leader and a friend, lending her own experience to be an empathetic ear to students for over 20 years. Tammy’s biggest accomplishment, if you ask her, is being an exceptional wife and Mom of 5. She sources her inspiration in creating a better space for her own kids to grow up in. Family is the most important fulfillment in her heart.
Tammy as one of 5 children herself, was raised by a strong, nurturing Mother, who supported childhood dreams and showed up, she has lived up to her role model in many ways. Her father was a hard working provider, but also showed Tammy and her siblings that dreams are real, as an artist, Tammy always impressed her father but it was the mother and wife she showed him she was, that made him most proud. Continuing in her natural leadership role, Tammy persevered through much hardship, an accident rendering her to triumph through pain. As a mom to five children, she stayed focused on what was needed from her. After multiple surgeries,
Tammy has walked her way to full mobility, every single time. With a spinal fusion and more invasive surgeries that followed after a car accident, Tammy never gave up. Every day an added kilometre, walking her way through pain and mental health, but with strength in her stride, she kept moving forward. Her healing journey is to be admired, she pursued to victory over her own body, with a strong mind and a dedication to her fight in Wellness. Every step she takes proves her tenacity on the journey she endured, with grace.
5 YEARS 8 MONTH’S EVERYDAY! and counting
EVERYDAY IS A NEW DAY FOR SUCCESS!
DEDICATED LOVING STRONG
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