Category Archives: cancer

Interview with Pat Croce & ACS

I recently did another brief inspirational video with Pat Croce for the American Cancer Society’s HEALED initiative. You can check it out HERE!
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Cancer Exercise Specialist Certification

I committed to doing a thing. Many people know that for the last 16 years I have been volunteering to mentor and consult cancer patients on a variety of topics including fitness and exercise. And this is something I will continue to do. To add further value to this, I enrolled in a Cancer Exercise [...]
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ACS DetermiNation

Greetings!! I am most stoked to let ya’ll know that I am going to be lending my energy, motivation, and expertise to the American Cancer Society’s DetermiNation program. This is a program that offers training and support for people to participate in running and cycling events while raising valuable funds and awareness for their mission. [...]
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Happy Diagnosaversary

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 [...]
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ACS HEALED

I was recently a guest of Pat Croce’s on the American Cancer Society’s initiative HEALED. The full segment is about an hour long and I come in at around the 25 minute mark. You can check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNw9oZyIiPw
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Welcome Calquence

My new weapon of choice in the ongoing battle against chronic lymphocytic leukemia. My last med was quite effective for about 3 years but then started yielding some undesirable side effects so we opted to move on down the line in treatment options. In my 15 + plus years living with this, I’ve now been [...]
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The Patient Story Interview

Here is the finished product of the 5 part interview I recently did for @thepatientstory. The 5 segments track my 15 year journey from initial symptoms all the way through to the targeted therapy treatment I’m currently on…. and all 54 rounds of chemotherapy treatment in between. I usually struggle a lot with listening to [...]
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Team Relentless Grace

A week ago we were entertaining the concept of a running wheelchair to run and race with MG. Fast forward a week and BOOM…. Thanks to some very generous donors who contributed to our crowdfunding effort we placed our running chair order today! And thanks to a few creative minds and a collaborative effort we [...]
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National Cancer Survivors Day 2021

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted here. It’s not because I haven’t been active on social media. I’ve been very active on Facebook and Instagram but I’ve done a poor job of posting updates here as well. I vow to be better!! …. A few last words on this year’s National Cancer Survivors [...]
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National Cancer Survivors Day 2021 is Coming!

National Cancer Survivors Day is almost upon us. And I for one plan to make it much more than a single day celebration. So buckle up. Today I look back on the book that I wrote 6 years ago. This was the fifth book I had written and I felt that it was [...]
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