Category Archives: cancer

The Running Lifestyle Podcast Interview

I recently did this podcast interview with Kari Gormley for The Running Lifestyle. We talk about running, triathlon, my leukemia diagnosis and treatments, family, and life. Check out Kari’s other interviews as well. Click to listen  iTunes
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Runner’s World Cover Contest

 I was recently encouraged to enter a contest to grace the cover of Runner’s World magazine. While I was a little apprehensive about this at first, I eventually realized it was a chance to give my blood cancer crusade even greater exposure, rallying the blood cancer community and bolstering all cancer crusaders in the process. [...]
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A New Teammate

I received the below email this afternoon. Just another example that my disease has purpose, meaning, and a reason. Of course I connected with this guy right away. Hello, I got the official Stage IV Hodgkin’s lymphoma diagnosis today. I’m being treated at the Delaware County Hospital and when the awesome administrators saw my Eagleman [...]
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Delaware News Journal Article

The Delaware News Journal ran the following story on me in connection with National Cancer Survivor's Day. While it's I live in Pennsylvania, I have worked in Delaware for many years.
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Jackie

But this was different. This was family. This was Jackie. For the first time I was actually nervous about saying something wrong.
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Clean Bill

For those keeping score at home, I had a follow up appointment with my favorite oncologist the other day. Everything is GOOD. My blood work is completely normal and I continue to feel really, really good. The results from a recent CT scan actually showed signs of a little growth against the previous CT, but [...]
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2014 Nicholas E. Colleluori Award

On March 21st 2014, I had the pleasure of introducing cancer survivor and heart transplant recipient Derek Fitzgerald and presenting him with the Nicholas E. Colleluori award for his demonstrated bravery and impact on the blood cancer community at the annual HEADSTRONG Foundation Lime Light Gala. I have known Derek on multiple levels for a couple [...]
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New Opportunities

It seems they found me through my blog and my writings about my diagnosis and now want to partner and manage media opportunities for me with Genentech. We had a great chat on the phone, I then received the below email. It just goes to show you that you never know who is listening. Read below:
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Our Toes Aren’t Always in the Sand

A friend recently reached out to me looking for advice for herself and for her friend who was recently diagnosed with a terminal illness. I thought I would share some of my response.
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Health Fitness Broadcast Interview 3

I recently chatted with my friend Sherri Horner, host of Health Fitness Broadcast. Click below to check out our interview. This is actually the third time I have been on Sherri's show. You can check out the first two on the MEDIA page on this site.
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