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Help Carl raise money

For participating in Headache on the Hill

My Story…

There are millions of people still struggling with one of the most difficult conditions I've ever had to fight. Headache on the Hill could be one of the most important initiatives to change policy, research and funding toward a migraine cure. 

Being physically active has been an important big part of my remission from chronic migraine and overall health. While I've been very fortunate to have my migraine condition under control, my physical activity has been limited. 

For the last two years, a knee injury has limited my activities and also meant that squatting to pick up my young child is accompanied by pain and discomfort. 

After taking a break from all running and knee-intensive activity for 6 months I still didn't get any improvement. Since January I've been steadily working on a rehab program and have fortunately made progress. Part of the rehab is walking backward uphill, then adding weights slowly to increase resistance. 

My personal challenge will be for me to pull my own bodyweight in weights walking backward (using a sled) for 1 km within a week.

If successful it will mean I will be able to squat down to play with my son, lift him up more often to hold him, and walk upstairs without pain. 

This challenge will be completed by June 30th - I still have plenty of training to do between now and then!

Please support me in this personal challenge which goes to a very worthy cause - Headache on the Hill. Every donation helps, no matter how small. (Please note: amounts are in USD)

Donate to help Carl raise money for Headache on the Hill’s fundraising campaign.

Recent donors

Donation date Donor name Donation amount
Jun 26 Carlos Santana Great work mate. Undisclosed amount
Jun 17 Silvs All the best Carlos $54.10
Jun 17 Will Harrington Well done Carlos, love your work $267.10
Jun 17 Whale Nice work Carlos $267.10
Jun 17 Pablo Andres Anguita Well done big nuts! $54.10
Jun 03 Anonymous Great stuff Carlos, rate it highly. Undisclosed amount
Jun 03 Don Diego Carl good luck, pulling deadweight ain’t easy. Just ask Jacqs! $107.35
Jun 03 Gian Grana Good luck Carlos! $107.35
Jun 02 Mischa Bennett Well done Carl! $267.10
Jun 02 Anthony Way to go Carl! Good luck mate. $250.00