Category Archives: health & fitness

Checking In and Checking Up with CLL

I reported out on social media last week that I received a good checkup with from my oncologist last Friday. While that is a very true statement, let me take a minute to elaborate exactly what “good” means. I walk out of his office at the conclusion of any appointment with an agreed upon understanding [...]
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When Life Happens, and Then Doesn’t

I know I’ve been a little quiet as of late. Perhaps you haven’t noticed. It’s been a rough several months for me and my family. I’ll try not to dwell too much on the things that have gone wrong, however, I think mentioning them helps me keep focused on moving forward, with brief pauses for [...]
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Ridley Swim Camp Talk

On Wednesday 8/5 at 6 PM I will speak to this group of kids on perseverance, turning adversity into accomplishment, and balancing sport with life. Camp details are below!     GREEN RAIDER SWIM CAMP The Green Raider Swim Camp provides young athletes with a unique opportunity to becomebetter all-around swimmers, while also having a GREAT time at camp.   Campers [...]
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Healthy Lifestyle with Eraldo Appearance

I recently appeared on Healthy Lifestyle with Eraldo Maglara and talked about the new book and other fun stuff. Check it out here.
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WEGO Health Guest Blog Post

I was recently asked by WEGO Health to contribute a guest blog post on my leukemia experience. Happy reading! Click HERE to read.
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Living With… Interview

I recently did this podcast interview for “Living With…” I hope you enjoy it. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/living-with…episode-009/id975036684?i=339905118&mt=2
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Philly.com Article

Many thanks to Tracey Romero and Philly.com for running this piece on their blog site on March 4th. Click HERE to read.
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WEGO Health

I’ve been nominated for three different WEGO Health Activist awards. WEGO is a network of over 100,000 of the most influential members of the online health community. They consist of bloggers, tweeters, pinners, and leaders of Facebook pages who are empowered patients that drive the healthcare conversation online, across virtually every health topic and condition. My nominations include Health [...]
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Philly Marathon

Congrats to all of today’s finishers, volunteers, supporters, race staff, Philly cops, spectators, and everyone else who had anything to do with this amazing event. I can’t say it enough, I love this event. It never disappoints. It always has and always will be a special place for. It was my first marathon in 1994 and [...]
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Upcoming Inspiration & Perspiration

Well it looks like my calendar is going to be pretty busy in the coming months. Next up is Ironman Maryland on September 20th. As some of you know, this is the old Chesapeakeman race recently purchased by the WTC. I’m looking forward to doing this race under the M-Dot umbrella and comparing it to [...]
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