Category Archives: cancer

Thanks Peloton & Megan

A friend of our daughters submitted our story to Peloton for their Comeback promotion and as good fortune would have it, we won a Peloton bike with all the trimmings!! How very generous of Peloton and how very thoughtful of the friend who was so moved by our story that she took the time to [...]
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On Surviving

When it’s chronic and incurable you don’t ever get to let your guard down and say “I survived that”. It’s never completely behind you and you live in the active state of survivorship each and every day. You have great days, you have good days, you have less than good days. Your shield is constantly [...]
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I’m on TOP

Last week I had a follow up with my oncolodoc. My blood work continues to behave and is responding exactly as hoped now being on the targeted therapy drug Ibrutinib for 5 months to treat my chronic lymphocytic leukemia. The road to “normalcy” continues but for all intents and purposes I FEEL no evidence of [...]
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Three Ways to Help

For over 30 years I’ve been tying together endurance sports and charitable giving.  2019 is affording me several opportunities to do more of the same. The links below will take you to the fundraising events I’m currently registered for and the corresponding charities for each event. Any help that you can give would be immensely [...]
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Speaking Engagements

As I continue to add 2019 races, events, and speaking engagements, I thought I would post this for reference. Click the link below and if I can be of any assistance to you or your organization, don’t hesitate to raise your hand! SteveBrownSpeakerNewBio
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Team Relentless Hope

It’s been nearly 13 years since I was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Some people would have considered that diagnosis a curse. I’m not some people. My disease has opened more doors than it has closed and created more opportunities than it has robbed me of. And while I’ve needed to endure 54 rounds of chemo and [...]
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The Power of Choice

Last night I was asked to say a few words at a wonderful community Prayer service. Below was the message I delivered . The Power of Choice When we first started these prayer services many months ago, as we all know, they were for my brother in law, Lefty Snyder. The intentions quickly grew to include me, [...]
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Coming in 2019… Stay Tuned…

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Dance with Me

Quick update for those keeping score at home. Today is day 13 on my new daily chemo ibrutinib and I continue to see amazing results with virtually no side effects. I also had my 2 week oncolodoc check in today and he was equally pleased. My blood work is responding exactly as it’s supposed to. [...]
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OCNJ 10 Miler & Ibrutinib

My first full week with my new oral chemo had me feeling good enough to jump into the Ocean City New Jersey 10 miler. And I felt beyond great. It was just a perfect day with much to be thankful for. Especially my wife Mary Grace for always being ….. everything. I could never do what [...]
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