Train, Endure, Achieve, Matter.
I draw parallel lines between the challenges we face in sport and those we face in life and try to use my involvement in the multisport world as a tool to encourage people to break through barriers and understand that all things are possible. Hopefully within the confines of these cyber walls, you will catch a glimpse of a guy who is trying to do his part, be it ever so small, to promote positive change.
Many of you might recall that I used to write and edit for a regional endurance sports magazine called Liberty Sports Magazine. We had built up a nice print and online following but due to shifting priorities and a rapidly changing print media landscape, we opted to take a little hiatus. There was little doubt [...]
Well here we are again… another February 24th. On this day in 2006 my wife and I sat in the office of an oncologist we had just met as we tried to wrap our heads around the diagnosis he had given me: chronic lymphocytic leukemia. This is the one date that is imprinted on my [...]
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about having lost all four parents. Our lives keep going and the world keeps turning but the space left behind by their loss is never filled. Sure, perhaps you reconcile the loss and eventually make your way through the grieving process and cycle, but the loss still remains. The [...]
Last week I had the pleasure of telling my story to a group of Teva Pharmaceutical Oncology employees at their annual field meeting. If I could sum up the week in one word it would have to be “meaningful”. For those unfamiliar with the backstory, Teva manufactures the chemotherapy drug Bendeka. Bendeka was the drug [...]
For quite some time now I have stood by the statement that my leukemia diagnosis has opened more doors than it has closed and created more opportunities than it has taken away. I truly believe that but thought it would be even more enlightening to write down just what some of these opportunities have been. [...]
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