Category Archives: health & fitness

Dear Extended Team in Training Family

I wanted to let you all know that after a fair amount of thought and soul searching, I’ve made the decision to step down as the Eastern Pennsylvania triathlon coach. Over the last 12 and a half years I’ve had the honor and privilege of coaching some of the most amazing people on this planet. [...]
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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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Hope, Belief, Trust, and Science

For over 12 years I’ve lived with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. There  is no cure for this chronic blood cancer today. When things go well, you strive to manage the disease and treat it with conventional therapies when symptoms become problematic. Remission is the perpetual goal. And for over 12 years, we’ve done just that. With [...]
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A New Chapter

For 12 years I’ve managed my CLL by reacting to flare ups and relapses with periodic chemo treatments using drugs like Bendeka, Fludara, and Rituxan, and megadoses of steroids like Decadron, Prednidone. That accounted for 54 rounds of toxic chemo and God only knows how many steroid cycles over those 12 years. I experienced another flare [...]
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September Updates!

Many apologies for dropping the ball on blog updates. I have been extremely active on social media and if you’ve been following along you know that a lot has been happening in Camp RemissionMan. I promise to get back in the habit of posting ad updating to all platforms going forward! There is so much [...]
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More Flyers Charity Classic News

I wanted to share this nice article that was just posted on the Flyers Alumni Association site(s) regarding the Charity Classic and our Chico’s  Vibe team Band on the Run! Check it out HERE! Also, our team fundraising page can be found HERE!
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Chico’s Vibe & Flyers Charity Classic

Come join your Chico’s Vibe friends for an unforgettable day of fun and giving back. The Toyota Flyers Charity Classic is a city-wide event incorporating a 5k walk/run through the Philadelphia Navy Yard, a 10-mile family bike ride through the Navy Yard and FDR Park, and two bike rides – a 50K and a 100K. In addition [...]
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Homeward Bound

Many of you have been following the journey of my brother in law Lefty-David Snyder since March 4th when he suffered a brain aneurysm. We are extremely happy to let you know that this walking miracle walked his way right out of rehab and into his own home last week. While there is still a [...]
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Two Ways to Help Save Lives

Just sending a reminder to folks that you have two ways to help me in the fight against blood cancers. I’m currently registered for two different events, both of which benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. And both of which help save and improve the lives of people living with these cancers. Any support of [...]
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Welcome Legend Compression Wear

Legend Compression Wear delivers a full line of everyday and performance based compression products and they’ve invited me to join their team as a Brand Ambassador representing their line. This is another good fit as Legend is very philanthropically minded and gives back to and supports many global organizations and causes. Stay tuned for more including [...]
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