Victoria Stopp

Victoria Stopp

Victoria Stopp is the author of Hurting Like Hell, Living with Gusto: My Battle with Chronic Pain. She’s also a motivational speaker and has given talks on everything from pill addiction to book publishing. Hurting Like Hell, Living with Gusto won gold in the 2018 Florida Authors and Publisher’s President’s Book Award contest and was named a 2018 Editor’s Pick by McFarland & Company. Victoria has been featured on Fox 5 Atlanta, WSRE/PBS for the Gulf Coast, WUWF/NPR affiliate, Spartan Race’s blog, Aaptiv blog, Out Magazine, and multiple podcasts. She fits in as much trail running as possible between book events.
Victoria Stopp Florida

The Tiny, Terrible Tick

My weekend trail run was wonderfully disastrous. I didn’t want to drive an hour to the state forest, so I opted for the wooded property

Freedom in Every Footstep

As I drove into the state forest, layers of stress, anger and disappointment peeled away. My back still hurt, but as I shifted in my