Now, here is a woman with guts! Ironically living with a broken spine, she has more spine than many of us combined!
Four months ago, Monique Koll suffered a severe spinal cord injury when a motorist struck her while she was riding her bicycle, and doctors originally weren't sure she'd survive, let alone walk. Neither was she. (sure, right?)
However, this past Sunday, she defied all the odds when she got on her feet for the last part of the marathon she was participating in.
She crossed the finish line of the Rock ‘N’ Roll New Orleans Half Marathon on her feet and amazed on lookers.
Her boyfriend was on her side. In fact, he has been with her every step of the way.
Nick Zaunbrecher, her boy friend, is one hell of a guy. He moved in with her after her accident and helps her in taking care of her 6-year-old son, Liam, from a previous relationship.